Economia Blog

Life in the age of Schaeuble

Life in the age of Schaeuble

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 23/01/2017 0
The towering presence of "Dark Knight" Wolfgang Schaeuble , whose steady hand on the helm of the German Finanzministerium but also within the Eurogrou...
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Gloomy perspectives and wishful thinking

Gloomy perspectives and wishful thinking

Kyra Adam 16/01/2017 0
The IMF and the European creditors are pushing very hard the Greek government to accept all the extra measures required in order to conclude the secon...
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Lucas Papademos on growth and fiscal consolidation

Lucas Papademos on growth and fiscal consolidation

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 16/01/2017 0
Delivering his inaugural lecture as Chairman of the Athens Academy, former Governor of the Bank of Greece, then Vice-President of the ECB, Lucas Papad...
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The MEGA cutter

The MEGA cutter

Kyra Adam 11/01/2017 0
The SYRIZA government desperately needs a new success story, anything that can be used as “victory” and “fulfillment” of her goals face to face with t...
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What is the meaning of fiscal sovereignty for Greece

What is the meaning of fiscal sovereignty for Greece

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 09/01/2017 0
Welcoming the New Year, the Weekly Bulletin of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises, thinks that 2017 may a well prove an "annus mirabilis" or an "a...
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Playing with time?

Playing with time?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 02/01/2017 0
As 2017 dawns in Greece, the well-known game of playing with time looks set to get started once more. A stressful 2016 ended with Greek Finance Minist...
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The unending confrontation

The unending confrontation

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 27/12/2016 0
The digital greetings card that the Greek Finance Ministry sent to all journalists - to celebrate Christmas and/or to wish for a Happy New Year - was ...
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An uneasy stalemate

An uneasy stalemate

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 19/12/2016 0
A tumultuous week of maneuvering and posturing and recriminations in Greek internal affairs (over a one-off aid 600+ million euros package to pensione...
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Tossing the dice, once more

Tossing the dice, once more

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 12/12/2016 0
Debt relief of sorts was decided for Greece at last week's Eurogroup. Short-term reprofiling of existing Greek debt, or rather of significant sections...
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Europe treading on shifting sands; what now for Greece?

Europe treading on shifting sands; what now for Greece?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 05/12/2016 0
For one more time, Greece and the travails of the Greek economy reach the European talking shop - in this case, the Eurogroup - just as "Europe" feels...
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