Economist Aristos Doxiadis, a venture capital professional and General Partner at Openfund, and Prof. Karl-Heinz Paqué, Professor of Economics and deputy Chairman of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF),…

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In his opinion article "The Eurozone crisis and the future of Europe, as viewed from Greece", Manos Matsaganis, Associate Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business, explains that the necessity of imposing austerity measures to combat the economic crisis in a country where prosperity does not seem to be returning anytime in the near future, has become a dire reality both for rulers and their voters.

Matsaganis points out that many misconceptions still abound even about the basic facts of causes and implications related to the Greek economic crisis. At the same time, the need to clarify "what went wrong and why" is an even more urgent task in Greece, being far more affected by the European crisis than any other economy. …

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According to Apostolis Fotiadis’ latest opinion piece, "Kicking Greece out of Schengen won’t stop the refugee crisis”, recent media reports that Greece might be facing suspension from the Schengen zone reveal a tendency of cert…

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Turkish economist, former head of the United Nations Development Programme and former Minister of Economic Affairs of Turkey, Kemal Dervis, who holds the reputation of "a good manager" that helped Turkey overcome its financial crisis fifteen years ag…

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The fall 2015 issue of The Ambassadors Review runs an article titled "Greece and the European Project: Canary in the Coal Mine?" by Daniel V. Speckhard, United States Ambassador to Greece from 2007 to 2010. The main point made by Speckhard is that Gr…

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According to the results of a survey published by NGO Prolepsis Institute, the prolonged socio-economic crisis in Greece is increasing the problem of food insecurity and enhances unhealthy eating habits in children, while affecting severely their abi…

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Dr Angeliki Dimitriadi, Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), and Visiting Fellow at the ECFR Berlin Office since November 2015, argued in a recent commentary on the refugee crisis titled &l…

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On the initiative of the Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament, Nikos Voutsis, the Parliamentary Committee seeking reparations from Germany for the Nazi occupation of Greece has been re-established this week. The Committee was set up twice during previo…

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In their analysis entitled "Greece as an example of 'post-politics' in the Eurozone", Filippa Chatzistavrou, Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), and Sofia Michalaki, junior Research Fellow at…

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Minister of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos was in London last week speaking to academics, opinion makers, hedge funds and international investors, where he reiterated that Greece plans to return to bond markets in the second half of 2016&nb…

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