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Jan 6 2017

Economic growth for Greece’s trade partners and Greek export growth

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By Theodore Panagiotidis and Konstantinos Chisiridis This note investigates two issues: First, to identify the most important trade partners of Greece over the last twenty years and how their relative significance has evolved. Second, to examine how sensitive is the … Continue reading

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Oct 15 2015

On Structural Reforms and Debt Relief

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By Prof Costas Milas, Dr Theodore Panagiotidis and Periklis Boumparis The recent trip of the Greek Prime Minister to the US was dominated by repeated calls for debt relief. The Greek pile of debt, currently at 177% of the country’s GDP, is … Continue reading

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Jan 13 2015

A note on Greece’s Net Investment Position

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By Panagiotis Konstantinou (AUEB) and Theodore Panagiotidis (University of Macedonia) The extent of the crisis the Greek economy has been experiencing has raised questions about the fundamental factors that led to the massive recession and the sovereign bankruptcy. The role of … Continue reading

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Jul 29 2014

On the Housing Market in Greece

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By Theodore Panagiotidis & Panagiotis Printzis Housing is considered to be the most valuable asset of a household and of fundamental importance for its portfolio. Economics considers housing differently as expenditure on new housing is regarded as investment. There is … Continue reading

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Jan 24 2012

Manufacturing Imperative: the case of Greece

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by Theodore Panagiotidis   A recent article by Dani Rodrick ends with the following statement: “As economies develop and become richer, manufacturing – “making things” – inevitably becomes less important. But if this happens more rapidly than workers can acquire … Continue reading

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Nov 10 2011

How big is the risk of contagion from Greece to the rest of the Eurozone?

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by Costas Milas & Theodore Panagiotidis  While the latest turmoil in the Greek political scene is under way, Eurozone leaders for the first time openly admit the unthinkable: Greece might have to leave the Euro for the single currency to survive.  … Continue reading

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Sep 16 2011

One wedding and two funerals

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by Theodore Panagiotidis  After many centuries Greece has again captured the attention of the world. This time is not about the innovations that Greeks have provided in mathematics, philosophy and arts. However, this note is not about the past but the … Continue reading

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Jul 21 2011

How (un)justified are the decisions of credit rating agencies?

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by Costas Milas* and Theodore Panagiotidis** Following Standard & Poor’s decision to brand Greece with the world’s lowest credit rating and Moody’s decision to announce a 4-notch downgrade of Portugal’s debt, and then downgrade Ireland to junk status, European policymakers … Continue reading

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