Economia Blog

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 2
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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Of enhanced surveillance, IMF participation and the “new normal” for Greece

Of enhanced surveillance, IMF participation and the “new normal” for Greece

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 08/04/2019 2
The approval, at Eurogroup level, of the structural reforms batch that Greece has fulfilled within the scope at the second review of the post-Programm...
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China and the Summer Solstice of the German-American Axis

China and the Summer Solstice of the German-American Axis

economia 03/04/2019 3
By Vasilis Trigkas     In the next few months European history will accelerate. Brexit’s final act, the EU parliamentary elections and the conseque...
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Speaking of connectivity in SouthEastern Europe

Speaking of connectivity in SouthEastern Europe

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 01/04/2019 2
Although overshadowed by the “3+1” Summit of Greece-Cyprus-Israel (with US Secretary of State/Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo in attendance) in Jerusalem...
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Elections can be quite a trap

Elections can be quite a trap

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 26/03/2019 2
Elections have been devised to serve as a way out of problems, as a device for political systems to avoid the risk of being led to an impasse. This ti...
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Of the Eurozone – and its future

Of the Eurozone – and its future

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 18/03/2019 1
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 1
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 1
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 1
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 2
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 2
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 2
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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