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Rotted in Politics: The Euro Crisis

“There is plenty of money around,” quipped George Papandreou, the former Prime Minister of Greece who brought his socialist party to a startling victory in Greece in 2009, in response to the Euro Crisis that had stagnated the Greek economy. 842 more words


Ροϊδόπουλος Χ. και Παπανδρέου Π. στο 6ο Ράλλυ Σπριντ Αιγίου

Με Peugeot 205 maxi και το νούμερο 8 στις πόρτες τους θα αγωνιστούν οι αθλητές της ΑΛΜΑ Αιγίου Χαράλαμπος Ροϊδόπουλος και Παντελής Παπανδρέου στο 6ο  Ράλλυ Σπριντ Αιγίου στην κατηφορική ειδική διαδρομή της Φτέρης στις 14/15-11-2015. 8 more words

Ελληνικοί Αγώνες

Grexit Daily News – 28 July 2015

28 July 2015  — Should we all kick Varoufakis while he is down?

Today has been a bad day for Yanis Varoufakis. After the revelation of contingency planning for a parallel currency or IOUs or a Drachma precursor, almost the entirety of international and Greek media have homed in on Yanis. 373 more words


The Referendum

Events have been moving so fast of late that each time I try to get down my thoughts on the situation something has changed and what I’ve written has become irrelevant. 818 more words


Nemesis might await both the Greeks and the Eurozone

Keith Hudson

So, as expected, Tsipras has decided to call a referendum.  As a politician, he won’t want to lose power so a referendum will be better than a general election — when he might be booted out.  373 more words

It's the Politics, Stupid!

Update: 6/30:  A very interesting piece by BrankoMilanovic, made the same point before me

I have been silent on Greece, because scores of excellent economists from all sides commented at length and in real time on the developments of negotiation, and most has been said. 749 more words

EMU Crisis