Economia Blog

What happens to Africa does not stay in Africa

What happens to Africa does not stay in Africa

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 22/07/2019 0
A presentation-cum-debate over the future of Africa in conjunction with European policies towards what at times still remains “the dark Continent” not...
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Storms in Greece: how to save the tourists

Storms in Greece: how to save the tourists

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 15/07/2019 0
A double-whammy storm battered Greece in the very middle of the tourist season. First, a hurricane struck Halkidiki peninsula, in Central Macedonia ma...
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The new kid in the block

The new kid in the block

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 08/07/2019 1
A clear win for Nea Dimocratia in the July 7 election in Greece, a clear victory for Kyriakos Mitsotakis whose revamping of the venerable Right-wing p...
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Discovering Greece/Briefing the international media

Discovering Greece/Briefing the international media

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 01/07/2019 1
This time around, the interest of international media over things Greek – to be more precise: over Greek politics and the consequent perspectives for ...
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Of measures and sanctions and moves

Of measures and sanctions and moves

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 24/06/2019 1
A sense of alert is building up in the Eastern Mediterranean around Turkey’s aggressively assertive behavior in the energy game played out in the regi...
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Treading carefully

Treading carefully

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 18/06/2019 0
While the campaign for the July 7 general election in Greece looked set to turn acrimonious – especially so in pending judicial cases that may well je...
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Ripples on the surface of the Greece – EU lake

Ripples on the surface of the Greece – EU lake

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 10/06/2019 9
A 90+ -page long-paper, styled Enhanced Surveillance Report-Greece, published June 2019 as Institutional Paper 103 and annexed to a European Commissio...
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A small guided tour in the thicket of Greek politics

A small guided tour in the thicket of Greek politics

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 03/06/2019 6
Greece has not been in the sights of international media for quite a long time – at least not as a crisis case. So, it is no surprise that now that th...
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Interview with Kevin Featherstone, Professor of European Politics at the LSE

Interview with Kevin Featherstone, Professor of European Politics at the LSE

economia 31/05/2019 1
Which is in your opinion the biggest pathogeny of Greek public administration ? Why the proposed reforms are not properly executed ? Where do we “go w...
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Euroelections were, after all, European

Euroelections were, after all, European

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 27/05/2019 1
So, the European elections are over – for Greece as for everybody else.   The more-than-slap-on-the-wrist that the Athens Government experienced in ...
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Of the usefulness of European elections

Of the usefulness of European elections

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 20/05/2019 2
Everybody who is somebody in things European is fully and totally immersed in what the May 23-26 European elections will mean for the future of the EU...
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Turkey in the East Med: fraught with risk

Turkey in the East Med: fraught with risk

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 13/05/2019 4
The way in which Turkey is implementing on-the-field its newly assertive/aggressive policy concerning the East-Med oil-natural gas Great Game is deepl...
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From Barbaros to Fatih in Cyprus EEZ: a dangerous leap

From Barbaros to Fatih in Cyprus EEZ: a dangerous leap

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 06/05/2019 7
Barbaros Hayrettin Pasha is one; Fatih (the Conqueror, the Stormer) is quite another. One does not refer here to historical figures of Ottoman/Turkish...
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A call for investment-friendly measures

A call for investment-friendly measures

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 22/04/2019 1
In a recent meeting of the Federation of Greek Industries/SEV with regional industrial boards a call was addressed to the Government – but also to pub...
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Will the shadows over the IMF-Greece relations become a thing of the past?

Will the shadows over the IMF-Greece relations become a thing of the past?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 15/04/2019 1
The IMF/World Bank 2019 Annual Spring Meetings could be easily termed the moment in time where the shadows over the relations of the Fund with Greece ...
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