Economia Blog

Of Recovery Fund enthusiasm

Of Recovery Fund enthusiasm

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 01/06/2020 0
The mid-Eighties is a long time back, but that era still resonates warmly in Greek consciousness. Back then, Greece as new EEC (at that time…) entrant...
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The Evros border in the limelight – an overview

The Evros border in the limelight – an overview

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 25/05/2020 0
Some ten weeks ago, the Evros/Pazarkule Greek-Turkish border had become a site of humanitarian concern, of political contention and of potential confl...
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Of unemployment, of flexibility and of the nature of labour, post-Covid

Of unemployment, of flexibility and of the nature of labour, post-Covid

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 18/05/2020 0
Greece has been quite successful in dealing with the health aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Public opinion has appreciated the Government’s performa...
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Corona pandemic, energy prices and power-play in Eastern Mediterranean

Corona pandemic, energy prices and power-play in Eastern Mediterranean

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 11/05/2020 0
In an effort to rebuff criticism over a bill brought to (and voted in) Parliament that will allow for (i.a.) hydrocarbon explorations to be undertaken...
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Meanwhile, neighbouring Turkey…

Meanwhile, neighbouring Turkey…

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/05/2020 0
May has come for Greece with the rightfully expected normal nice weather, along with back-to-normal (well, some sort of normal…) opening-up of economi...
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To build consensus in Greece may be a miracle; to keep it standing is quite another business

To build consensus in Greece may be a miracle; to keep it standing is quite another business

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 27/04/2020 0
Greeks have been quite proud to see their country named in international media among those constituting “corona best practice” at a global level – alo...
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Self-gratification can lead to a slippery slope

Self-gratification can lead to a slippery slope

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 21/04/2020 0
Greece has adopted a demanding policy, Greeks have followed a difficult path in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Early lock-down has not been ...
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When Greece reverts discreetly to normal

When Greece reverts discreetly to normal

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 13/04/2020 0
The Covid-19 pandemic has already contributed an interesting collateral gain to regional stability; maybe it even signaled a useful “back to normal” f...
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Covid-19 and the (Greek) media

Covid-19 and the (Greek) media

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 06/04/2020 0
The Covid-19 pandemic is already bringing to the surface a number of platitudes – such as “the world will never be the same again”, “the Covid-19 pand...
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In the pulse of the pandemic

In the pulse of the pandemic

economia 31/03/2020 0
  “Oikonomiki Epitheorissi” (Financial Review), the independent magazine that will complete 86 years in July, has recorded over the years events that...
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A new conditionality for the corona area?

A new conditionality for the corona area?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 30/03/2020 0
Italy and Spain may well be the EU countries most heavily struck by the corona-virus pandemic, with death tolls there taking a nasty turn, with their ...
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Vovolini Archives' donation to the Historical Archives of the Bank of Greece

Vovolini Archives' donation to the Historical Archives of the Bank of Greece

economia 27/03/2020 0
In January 2020, the archives of the economic magazine, Industrial Review (Βιομηχανική Επιθεώρησις –“Viomichaniki Epitheorissis”) (1934 – 1990) publis...
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The negation of Greek particularity

The negation of Greek particularity

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 23/03/2020 0
When the story of the corona-virus pandemic of 2020 will be told (we are living through its first stage, don’t be fooled) we will re-discover aspects ...
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Of solidarity in the virus days

Of solidarity in the virus days

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 16/03/2020 0
As information – even more so, images: at such situations the flow of visual data wins the day – over the Covid-19 grows and grows, the notion of soli...
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Disappointments

Disappointments

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 09/03/2020 0
The generous offer of “help” from the Austrian-and-German strong-arm crowd, of fascist/racist/neo-nazi inclinations, to their kin in the Greek border ...
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