Dimitris Rapidis

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The public budget plan of Portugal for 2013 was presented by Minister V. Gaspar a couple of days ago. The government is insisting on tough austerity measures, including a further rise of fiscal measures. Overall, the new measures correspond to 3,2 % of the GDP, which is in fact interpreted in the cut of two… » read more

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The French President’s bi-annual plan for the refreshment of France’s economy was expected to be a well-organized series of development measures, including the confrontation against the increasing rates of unemployment, the invigoration of national economy and competitiveness, and the battle against public deficit. Yet, this plan finally seems to follow the line of austerity measures… » read more

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After the meeting between troika and the Greek coalition government on Thursday 27th of September, the new measures are now being elaborated as they have to be passed by the Greek Parliament in a couple of weeks and start being implemented in the months -and years- to come. Let us have a look.

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In the recent two-round national elections on May and June 2012, the Greek electorate was definitely puzzled. The conservatives of New Democracy and the leftists of SYRIZA were almost head-to-head with respect to forming a government. With slight advantage, New Democracy won the elections and achieved to form a coalition government along with PASOK and… » read more

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Amongst other hot topics pertaining the debate over the future of Eurozone, there is one rarely mentioned in the media analyses: Does the current conditions in Eurozone gradually instill a strong generational conflict between older and young people that desire to take up the train of advancement?

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