Monthly Archives: August 2017

Greek emigration: betrayal or solution of last resort?

The Greek version of the article appeared in Capital.gr on June 20, 2018. I feel the need to publicly express my opposition to Mr Kazakos’ (and others’) view that “the fact that Greek young people emigrate –instead of staying back and … Continue reading

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Why we should not rush back to capital markets

The Greek version of the article appeared on Capital.gr on May 10, 2017. SUMMARY In theory, a return to private capital markets is an indication that the economy has returned to normality. On the other hand, such a development automatically entails … Continue reading

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The present value of the Greek debt as a basis for negotiation for larger fiscal space

The Greek version of the article appeared in Capital.gr on June 1, 2017. SUMMARY Due to the debt restructuring that took place in 2012 with the PSI/OSI, the present value of Greece’s debt is much lower than its nominal debt. The abovementioned fact … Continue reading

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Agreement at today’s Eurogroup meeting, without any further delay

The Greek version of the article appeared in Capital.gr on June 15, 2017. SUMMARY I argue in favor of completing the second review of the economic adjustment program without further delay. Ensuring the highest possible loan installment will allow the Greek government … Continue reading

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