Economia Blog

Ripples on the surface of the Greece – EU lake

Ripples on the surface of the Greece – EU lake

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 10/06/2019 26
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 7
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 2
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 2
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 3
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 6
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 19
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 2
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 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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