Economia Blog

Of the Eurozone – and its future

Of the Eurozone – and its future

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 18/03/2019 0
Belgian economist Paul de Grauwe, European Political Economy Professor at the LSE/European Institute, formerly an economist at the IMF and the ECB and...
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Of bonds, of yields and of perspectives

Of bonds, of yields and of perspectives

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 13/03/2019 0
Greek public opinion has traditionally kept its distances from subjects like the issue of bonds (and the terms such bonds carry…) to cover the never-e...
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"What's next for the European Banks?" by Gikas Hardouvelis

economia 07/03/2019 0
Presentation by Prof. Gikas Hardouvelis Delphi Economic Forum, panel session "What's next for the European Banks?"       Two opposing forces infl...
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Why the US Trade War on China Is Doomed to Fail

Why the US Trade War on China Is Doomed to Fail

Vasilis Trigkas 05/03/2019 0
By Vasilis Trigkas and Qian Feng, The Diplomat, 28/8/2018   The fourth round of Sino-U.S. trade negotiations held recently in Washington, DC ended w...
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Speaking of EastMed natural gas

Speaking of EastMed natural gas

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/03/2019 0
The 2019 Delphi Economic Forum (the 4th of the kind, which clearly has matured as a focal point for regional debate with international radiance) has c...
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Infrastructure projects are long to mature in Greece

Infrastructure projects are long to mature in Greece

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 25/02/2019 0
It is a well-known fact: Infrastructure projects are long to mature in Greece. Still, it is always a pleasant thing that eventually they do!   Last ...
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The Empress Theophano Prize: When West meets East – twice

The Empress Theophano Prize: When West meets East – twice

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 18/02/2019 0
The Rotunda of Galerius is a jewel of architecture in Thessaloniki, a city fast becoming a multiple nexus of interest in S.E. Europe/the Balkans - esp...
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The day after (on two fronts)

The day after (on two fronts)

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 11/02/2019 1
On both major fronts of Greek foreign relations – the regional in character but with spillover effects “name issue” with Northern Macedonia and the mu...
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Smoothing over Greek-Turkish relations: no easy thing

Smoothing over Greek-Turkish relations: no easy thing

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/02/2019 1
Greek political life has focused around the much-debated Prespes Treaty and the issue of the (almost 30-years-long) dispute of Greece with the (now to...
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Of follow-ups

Of follow-ups

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 28/01/2019 1
Follow-up is a concept rarely appreciated in Greece – that sunny spot in South-East Europe/North-East Mediterranean, populated by a feisty people with...
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A new “enhanced surveillance” visit

A new “enhanced surveillance” visit

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 21/01/2019 0
Just one day after a massive rally over the contentious issue of the relations of Greece with neighbouring FYRoM, now to be styled “Northern Macedonia...
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Preparations for battle to be joined

Preparations for battle to be joined

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 14/01/2019 0
The vote, by a 2/3 majority, in the Parliament of Skopje of the constitutional amendments needed to implement the Prespes Treaty between Greece and th...
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Quite a week ahead!

Quite a week ahead!

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 07/01/2019 0
Usually, at the start of a new year things tend to move in slow-motion mood. None of the sort for 2019 Greece: quite the opposite in fact.   The new...
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The 5,500+th Trump tweet - and the wider regional stability

The 5,500+th Trump tweet - and the wider regional stability

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 27/12/2018 1
Counting of Donald Trump’s tweets is no easy task; the embattled American media, lambasted by Trump as “dishonest” and accused of hosting mainly “fake...
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Kick-starting an acrimonious electoral campaign with shifts in political alliances

Kick-starting an acrimonious electoral campaign with shifts in political alliances

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 17/12/2018 1
Two major political events ran in Greece this last weekend. Prime Minister Tsipras addressed supporters in Thessaloniki over the ever-contentious issu...
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