Whilst it may almost constitute common knowledge that austerity affects women disproportionately, academic research has also emerged to support this understanding: "Women and Austerity: The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality" (R…

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In his opinion analysis "Advice for Greece: Don’t let a crisis go to waste" for Fortune MagazineDr. Phil Budden, Senior Lecturer and Diplomatic Advisor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, suggests that the Greek people have an opportunity to turn their economy "around by creating a business-friendly climate for start-ups". …

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In a recent publication, Yiorgos Ioannidis, a researcher at the Labour Institute of the Greek Confederation of Labour (INE-GSEE) discusses crucial aspects of the Greek taxation system: The period 1995 - 2008 is one of fundamental transformation in th…

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When it comes to Greece, what everybody talks about is "structural reform" - a concept revolving largely around textbook ideas. In the 2015 Kapuscinski Development Lecture in Athens (Structural Reform: Lessons from Other Lands, October 2, 2015) promi…

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Sunglasses are a must for every Greek city dweller, and so Dimitris Diamantis thought of combining Greek habits with expertise, creating Urban Owl sunglasses, which promise vision of high definition. Joining the growing league of Greek sun-glasses de…

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In the early 1990s, Nikiforos Diamandouros – academic, Ombudsman of Greece (1998 - 2003) and Ombudsman for the European Union (2003 - 2013) – referred to a "cultural dualism" that was deeply entrenched in post-1974 (post-dictatorship) Greece as "a tu…

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Michel Aglietta and Nicolas Leron’s recent article "The Eurozone: Looking for The Sovereign", argues that "the Eurozone has reached a critical point where its very existence is at stake", while "the Greek crisis and its never-ending drama highlight t…

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In an interview published by The Conversation in the wake of the re-election of Alexis Tsipras and SYRIZA in Greece, renowned French economist, Thomas Piketty, underlines that 'Greece and Europe need to make up for lost time', with a 'more active app…

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The European Commission, following the voting procedure in the plenary of the European Parliament, welcomed the ratification of the proposal for the relocation of 120,000 refugees from Greece, Italy and Hungary. 

The EU Commission's relocation p…

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A Bloomberg View editorial "Europe's Best Hope for Greece?" published yesterday (16.9), holds that regardless if Tsipras’ Syriza party or Meimarakis’ New Democracy party wins Sunday's parliamentary elections in Greece, "the result will be unsati…

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