Economia Blog

Assurances given, but tensions looming ahead

Assurances given, but tensions looming ahead

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 17/02/2020 0
Both debt servicers who have been loading up with Greek banks’ NPLs and the systemic banks themselves who still keep dud loans on their books (but are...
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We live in thoroughly mediatized times

We live in thoroughly mediatized times

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 12/02/2020 0
It is quite interesting indeed, to see how everything in Greek public life gets deeply mediatised in this extremely tense period.   To start from re...
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Bicentenary talk

Bicentenary talk

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 03/02/2020 0
Since its very start, year 2020 sees preparations blossom for the celebration for the Bicentenary of the Greek Revolution that started on 1821. While ...
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An unpleasant situation

An unpleasant situation

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 20/01/2020 0
The January 19 Conference convened under the Berlin Process for Libya has produced little more than an intricate, Committee-laden roadmap to face the ...
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«Waiting for Palmer»

«Waiting for Palmer»

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 13/01/2020 0
Samuel Beckett’s minimalist play “Waiting for Godot” mobilises ritual, allegory and interplay of the tragic and the comic to raise deeper existential ...
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45 years earlier

45 years earlier

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 08/01/2020 0
Usually, the start of a new year is a time for wishes; for positive thoughts; for planning ahead. This time round, it would rather seem a time for buc...
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An interesting year, indeed

An interesting year, indeed

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 30/12/2019 0
From the very first days of January to the last weeks of fall, from the close neighourhood of Greece to the great wide world, the year 2020 – the firs...
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What’s in a bill

What’s in a bill

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 23/12/2019 0
The U.S. Defense Appropriations Bill signed into law by President Trump – notwithstanding his objections to parts of it – contains provisions to enhan...
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Of European Council conclusions, of sanctions - and positions on the field

Of European Council conclusions, of sanctions - and positions on the field

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 16/12/2019 0
The recent slide in Greek-Turkish relations due to the Turkish-Libyan MOU over the delimitation of their respective EEZ in the region South-West of Tu...
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"Corbyn is for remain and reform"

economia 12/12/2019 0
    Hilary Wainwright is a British sociologist, political activist and socialist feminist, best known for being editor of Red Pepper magazine.   ...
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"They set the stage for the elevation of a populist leader"

economia 11/12/2019 0
  interview by Harry Savides (continuation of part one) Professor Kevin Featherstone is Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studi...
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K. Featherstone:

K. Featherstone: "Support of Brexit is cross-class, on the basis of identity"

economia 10/12/2019 0
interview by Harry Savides   I met Professor Kevin Featherstone*, in his office in the LSE, to discuss Brexit and the coming elections. He was conce...
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Greece and Turkey before the tribunal of global public opinion

Greece and Turkey before the tribunal of global public opinion

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 09/12/2019 0
The delimitation of Exclusive Economic Zones/EEZ or of continental shelves between adjoining countries, or even the definition of their territorial wa...
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Sobering facts about hydrocarbon resources

Sobering facts about hydrocarbon resources

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 02/12/2019 0
It just so happened that the very same day that news about a Turkish-Libyan MOU to start EEZ delimitation negotiations was being digested by the Greek...
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Greece and the European economy

Greece and the European economy

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 25/11/2019 0
When the Budget debate gets launched – in every country but especially so in smaller countries with small, open economies – a major factor so as to as...
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