Tag Archives: Greece

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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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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Nov 6 2017

The Political Economy of Privatisation in Greece after the Economic Crisis

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By Özgün Sarımehmet Duman The recent economic crisis has been a very solid testimony to the interconnectedness of world markets that the US-originated crisis has had an endemic and epidemic reflection throughout the world, the Eurozone having prime eminence due to … Continue reading

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Oct 25 2017

Populism, the state and modernisation in Greece: A historical perspective

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By Angelos Chryssogelos Since the eruption of the Greek crisis in 2010, few concepts have captured the attention of public and academic debates in Greece more than populism. In lay discourse, populism – understood often as irresponsible macroeconomics and demagogy … Continue reading

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Oct 19 2017

Gender-Change Law in Greece: Education, Ideology, and Reality

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By Katerina Glyniadaki, PhD Candidate at the European Institute, LSE  Why did suddenly a gender-change law become such a ‘hot’ topic in Greece?  The word ‘gender’ originates from the Greek language. Yet, there is no distinction between ‘sex’ and ‘gender’ … Continue reading

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Oct 4 2017

The Energy Geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Role of Greece

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By Emmanuel Karagiannis, Senior Lecturer, Department of Defence Studies, King’s College London The Eastern Mediterranean is once again in turmoil. Turkey is becoming increasingly assertive in pressing its claims and strengthening relations with the Muslim world. Greece and Cyprus faced a severe … Continue reading

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Feb 24 2017

Greek Healthcare Revisited: The Other Side of the Story

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By Vassilis G. Apostolopoulos It was with great interest that I read Guardian’s long op-ed “Patients who should live are dying’: Greece’s public health meltdown”. The article, correctly underlined the dramatic impact of prolonged ‘draconian’ austerity measures and policies which … Continue reading

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Oct 13 2016

The Political Economy of NPLs resolution: Ownership and conditionality

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By Eleni Panagiotarea Greece’s non-performing exposure ratio is the second highest in Europe, largely linked to the unprecedented contraction of domestic economic activity in recent years. Causality is known to go both ways, with persistently high non-performing loans (NPLs) constituting … Continue reading

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Sep 16 2016

The Greek crisis is a crisis of production, not of public finance

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By Antigone Lyberaki The Greek economic crisis is a crisis of production. Its key actor is a unique feature of the economy, the Greek family firm. Seen through that prism, the crisis is simply another episode in the story of … Continue reading

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Jul 19 2016

Grexit and Brexit, past and future: Intertwined tales?

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By Platon Tinios Only one letter separates Grexit from Brexit. Against expectations Grexit (from the Eurozone) did not materialise in 2015. A year later, expectations were also confounded as Brexit (from the EU) inexorably unfolds. The two processes, one contingent … Continue reading

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