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Startup Ecosystem Sustainability: The defining moment of Greece’s innovation capabilities

By |2021-06-01T15:03:58+03:00June 10th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

27th economia Student Contest Startup Ecosystem Sustainability: The defining moment of Greece’s innovation capabilities Georgiou Dimitrios & Chousou Stavroula   Introduction to the Greek Startup Ecosystem: A curious case of questionable sustainability. With the negative impact that the extended COVID-19 crisis had financially, socially and healthcare-wise, the undisputed growth of the Greek Startup Ecosystem is [...]

Greece is preparing the Digital Work Card

By |2021-06-07T20:33:56+03:00June 8th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The Greek government is preparing the digital work card, a system for monitoring working hours remotely. Ministers of Labor, Kostis Hatzithakis and Digital Governance, Kyriakos Pierrakakis, met on Monday, to discuss implementation. The Greek government says that the digital work card will be an effective tool to fight undeclared work and guarantee fair remuneration for [...]

Saudi Arabia -Greece: A deal for sustainable coastal tourism

By |2021-06-07T20:59:25+03:00June 7th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Saudi Arabia and Greece extend their cooperation on the development of sustainable coastal and marine tourism. The two countries signed a deal to exchange knowledge and best practice in investment, human capital development, training, event organization, marketing and promotion to support coastal and marine tourism in a sustainable way. https://twitter.com/htheoharis/status/1401542118003388417 The deal was signed [...]

SMART SHIPPING CULTURE: The rise of Big Data

By |2021-05-18T18:19:35+03:00June 1st, 2021|Online news / Blog|

24th economia Student Contest: The future of Greek Shipping 1st Prize | Group essay SMART SHIPPING CULTURE: The rise of Big Data Maria & Christina Papagianni   1. INTRODUCTION The world is being digitized and so are even traditional industries like shipping. According to the data presented by the chairman of the Union of Greek [...]

The minefield of current Greek-Turkish relations

By |2021-05-31T11:25:53+03:00May 31st, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The minefield of current Greek-Turkish relations by Antonis D. Papagiannidis In the realm of international relations, where tensions rarely subside in areas laden with heavy history, the secret of success – if not of survival – resides in knowing one’s opponent or adversary (not to say “one’s enemy”). Greece and Turkey are opponents in the [...]

Mondelēz International buys Chipita for 2 billion dollars

By |2021-05-28T00:20:26+03:00May 28th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Mondelēz International, the American snack giant, announced an $2 billion agreement to acquire Chipita S.A., the Greek salty and sweet snacks producer. First established in Greece over 40 years ago, Chipita S.A. generated approximately $580 million of revenue in 2020 with a portfolio of croissant and baked snack brands, including 7Days, Chipicao, and Fineti. “Welcoming Chipita [...]

Of recovery, sustainability and scarring in a Eurogroup setting

By |2021-05-24T15:13:35+03:00May 24th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Of recovery, sustainability and scarring in a Eurogroup setting by Antonis D. Papagiannidis “Steady as you go” was the prevailing mood at the Eco/Fin – Eurogroup meeting in Lisbon, where Finance Ministers debated the policy mix expected to guide the next steps in the post-pandemic era in Europe. The fact that Central Bank Governors joined the [...]

Of Greek and Turkish public opinion

By |2021-05-17T10:59:51+03:00May 17th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Of Greek and Turkish public opinion by Antonis D. Papagiannidis The weeks to come – up until the NATO and EU Summits of June 14 and June 24/25, respectively, in Brussels – will be of high importance for the future Greek-Turkish relations. While the political system of either side of the Aegean will claim a [...]

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