Euro zone finance ministers agreed on Monday,December 5, to grant Greece short-term debt relief measures that would reduce the amount of the country's public debt by 20 percentage points of GDP by 2060. 

Speaking after a meeting of eur…

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Established in 1996, the LSE’s Hellenic Observatory (HO) celebrates its 20th Anniversary with conferences, research seminars and public lectures. H.E. Mr Prokopis Pavlopoulos, President of the Hellenic Republic, delivered the anniversary lectu…

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Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Monday 28.11 proposed the lowering of primary surplus targets by one percentage point in 2019, after the end of Greece's adjustment programme in 2018, from 3.5 pct of GDP to 2.5 pct of GDP. Addressing the America…

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Professor George Pagoulatos, advisor to two Greek Prime Ministers between November 2011 and June 2012 and one of the most prolific commentators of the crisis in Greece,  has gathered 122 of his articles published from 20…

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Last month (20.10) the Greek Parliament adopted a new law that will create a supportive legal environment for the development of Social and Solidarity Economy. According to Alternate Labour minister Rania Antonopoulos, the law provides solutions to i…

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The 2017 state budget was tabled in Parliament on Monday Nov. 22. The 2017 draft budget envisages that primary surpluses for 2017 and 2016 will significantly surpass targets, paving the way for measures to boost social policy in the coming years…

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U.S. President Barack Obama offered solidarity with Greece over its debt and migrant crises during his final foreign trip as U.S. president. Barack Obama concluded his visit to Greece on Wednesday, Nov 16 and left from Athens International Airpo…

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Addressing an event organized by the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBEA Export Forum 2016) on Monday 14 November, new Economy Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou, an economist who has lived for many years in the USA, said that despite the limi…

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While the Greek economy is slowly recovering from the crisis, many are wondering if this recovery will affect everyone. This observation was made by Gaspar Richter, representative of the European Commission, at the event of the OECD Competition Asses…

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Fundamental vision of the reform efforts made by the Greek Ministry of Health, is the universal health coverage of the population, the provision of qualitative health services according to the needs, through community based  primary health care,…

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