Category Archives: Greece

Nov 8 2018

Moscow-Athens Links: Rhetoric and Tactics

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Greece is ‘the closest collaborator and partner of Russia in Europe’ said the Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Greek Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis during their meeting on 9 December 2004 in Moscow. The Greek Prime Minister returned the compliment … Continue reading

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Aug 21 2018

Leadership is about character, courage and empathy: Alexis Tsipras has failed on all fronts during the Greek fires

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At least 91 people have been killed in wildfires in Greece, with the Greek government, led by Alexis Tsipras, facing criticism over its handling of the disaster. George Kassimeris argues that the response from Tsipras constituted a failure of political leadership, and … Continue reading

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May 29 2018

The #MeToo Movement and the Greek Silence

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By Katerina Glyniadaki Earlier this month, the verdict of the ‘wolf pack’ case sparked the #MeToo movement to spread across Spain. Both in the streets and on social media platforms, the court decision was met with uproar. According to the supporters … Continue reading

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Apr 23 2018

How to boost Greek exports

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By Peter Sanfey The past year has seen some welcome, and long overdue, good news from Greece. After nearly a decade of deep recession, the economy started growing again in 2017, unemployment is falling and business and consumer confidence are … Continue reading

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Apr 17 2018

Greece’s clean exit: Politics vs economics

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By Lorenzo Codogno There seems to be a strong convergence of interests between the Greek government, the European Commission and Eurozone Member States (and the IMF): they all want a clean exit from the Third Economic Adjustment Programme for Greece. … Continue reading

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Feb 26 2018

Uncovering the profound effects that pension and health care reforms have had in post-crisis Greece

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By Marina Angelaki Pension and health care reforms introduced in Greece following the 2009 crisis, and the bail out agreements signed with the Troika of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund, have attracted attention … Continue reading

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Feb 19 2018

Turning Greece into an Education Hub

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By Jessie Voumvaki In the midst of a prolonged crisis, Greece urgently needs new growth drivers for its economy. Moreover, recent international research has identified that the negative impact of globalization on income distribution in advanced economies can be offset … Continue reading

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Feb 14 2018

Mobility of Highly-Skilled Individuals, Local Innovation and Entrepreneurship Activity

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In an open economy migration is a natural process. It certainly poses challenges for the host countries but also brings benefits, especially if skillful human capital is accumulated. High-skilled migrants bring advanced or “upper-tail” human capital (Mokyr, 2002; Squicciarini and … Continue reading

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Feb 1 2018

The Effects of Economic Crisis on Greek Entrepreneurship

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By Jessie Voumvaki Greek SMEs – which generate ¼ of Greek GDP and cover 45 per cent of the country’s employment – have been hit hard during the past decade by a perfect storm (i.e. sharp decrease of domestic demand, … Continue reading

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Jan 15 2018

The Linkage Between Nation Branding And Nation Competitiveness

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By George J. Avlonitis Within the contemporary international competitive environment, nations are constantly required to respond to a dynamic social and economic framework, similar to a commercial marketplace . Concurrently, nations compete with each other for resources and alliances that could … Continue reading

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