Economia Blog

Far more than a storm in a teacup

Far more than a storm in a teacup

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 08/10/2018 2
The storm that was brewing for some weeks now over the stability of Greek systemic banks still overburdened by NPLs/NPEs finally  erupted by a sell-of...
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Greece and the wider world/October 2018

Greece and the wider world/October 2018

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 01/10/2018 1
The interface of Greece - of the Greek political system, but most importantly of Greek public opinion - with the wider world/the world out there gets ...
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Of implementation as the real political virtue

Of implementation as the real political virtue

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 24/09/2018 7
The months ahead will be for Greece, its political system, its society and economy, an uphill struggle – with what? Well, mainly with the need to real...
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Points of convergence

Points of convergence

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 17/09/2018 1
The fighting – if not outright aggressive – mood that traditionally permeates Greek politics as expressed throughout the (equally traditional) Thessal...
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A peculiar weekend in Thessaloniki

A peculiar weekend in Thessaloniki

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 10/09/2018 1
It has been quite a peculiar weekend for Greece, especially for the country’s second-largest city – Thessaloniki – “the capital of Northern Greece”. J...
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Of Church diplomacy in the 21st century

Of Church diplomacy in the 21st century

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 03/09/2018 2
Moscow Patriarch Cyril’s meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Constantinople to sort it out over the issue of the future for the Ukrainian...
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Jeroen Dijsselbloem recounting the Greek bailout -2

Jeroen Dijsselbloem recounting the Greek bailout -2

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 27/08/2018 3
Continuing the exploration of the book De Eurocrisis by Jeroen Dijsselbloem (soon to be available in Greek) in which the Chair of the Eurogroup recoun...
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Jeroen Dijjselbloem recounting the Greek bailout

Jeroen Dijjselbloem recounting the Greek bailout

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 24/08/2018 2
While Greece is celebrating – well, sort of… - the end of its latest (the third in a row) Adjustment Programme of the 8years-plus bailout by its Europ...
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What a summer!

What a summer!

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 21/08/2018 2
Summers are normally an uneventful, relaxed period in Greek public life. True enough, the summer of 2015 was a notorious exception since the country f...
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A summer blocked

A summer blocked

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 30/07/2018 1
Summer – the endless Greek summer - is traditionally associated with a lapse in the tensions always present in Greek political life. From the moment i...
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When the oil-and-gas bandwagon gets rolling

When the oil-and-gas bandwagon gets rolling

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 23/07/2018 1
After much preparation (too much, one is tempted to say) underwater search for oil-and-(mainly) natural gas in promising fields of Greek interest sout...
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Eurogroup urges continued progress post-bailout

Eurogroup urges continued progress post-bailout

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/07/2018 1
The Eurogroup has urged the Greek government to continue its many reforms after the bailout program officially ends next month. Eurogroup president Ma...
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Fraport reports boost in revenue

Fraport reports boost in revenue

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/07/2018 0
Fraport Greece, which manages several regional airports across the country, has reported a boost in revenues from last year. The company posted total ...
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Syros International Film Festival

Syros International Film Festival

Christian J. Hadjipateras 17/07/2018 14
The Syros International Film Festival (SIFF) is preparing for its 6th edition since its founding in 2013. The number of film festivals across the Gree...
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Is the freeze of Greek-Russian relations here to stay?

Is the freeze of Greek-Russian relations here to stay?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 16/07/2018 1
Seismic waves keep spreading from the out-of-the-blue shock that Greek-Russian relations sustained when Athens announced it was deporting two members ...
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