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Greece"s New Political Economy

State, Finance and Growth from Postwar to EMU

by George Pagoulatos

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political economy,
  • Political Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Economics - General,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Political Science / Economic Policy,
  • 1918-1974,
  • 1974-,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Economic policy,
  • Greece

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10556394M
    ISBN 100333752775
    ISBN 109780333752777

    The Greek problem isn’t, as Krugman insists, a classic problem of macroeconomic policy. It’s primarily a problem of an economy rendered uncompetitive from state inefficiency and .


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Greece"s New Political Economy by George Pagoulatos Download PDF EPUB FB2

Greece's New Political Economy traces the course of Greece from a postwar developmental state to its current participation in the Euro-zone. Taking an innovative comparative approach, George Pagoulatos examines the political economy of financial interventionism and liberalization, banking politics, relations between the government and central bank, the winners and losers of Format: Paperback.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction: the Importance of Finance and the Origins of Developmentalism --The case of Greece --Banks and the political economy of finance --Economic development and the importance of finance --Origins of postwar developmentalism and the.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: the Importance of Finance and the Origins of Developmentalism --The case of Greece --Banks and the political economy of finance --Economic development and the importance of finance --Origins of postwar developmentalism and the.

The English edition, For a New Critique of Political Economy, published a year later, came at time when Papandreou promised to put Greece's "house in order," essentially calling for oiko-nomos, Greek for "law of the household,' which represents a fundamental nature or economy of exchange, at any level (Elliott).

This putting of one's house in. Greece has a capitalist economy with a public sector accounting for about 40% of GDP and with per capita GDP about two-thirds that of the leading euro-zone economies. Tourism provides 18% of GDP. Immigrants make up nearly one-fifth of the work force, mainly in agricultural and unskilled jobs.

Greece is a major beneficiary of EU aid, equal to. Greece's Economic and Political Traps. that our political system would change, with new forces sweeping away incompetence and corruption. the economy is expected to grow slightly this year.). (1) Like Argentina, which pegged its currency to the US dollar in the hopes that this would remove the ingrained structural and political problems in Argentina (vast corruption, underground economy, tax evasion, underdeveloped "knowledge" economy, extreme dependence on commodities), Greece's joining the Eurozone is in essence a currency peg too/5(31).

In addition to high unemployment, the informal economy also continues to weigh heavily on Greece's financial health. According to a report released by the University of Tubingen, off-the-book economic activities reportedly make up an estimated percent of Greece's GDP — the highest of any developed country.

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The Greek debt crisis is the dangerous amount of sovereign debt Greece owed the European Union between and InGreece said it might default on its debt, threatening the viability of the eurozone itself.

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The economy of Greece is the 51st largest in the world with a nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of $ billion per annum. In terms of purchasing power parity, Greece is the world's 55th largest economy, at $ billion per annum.

As ofGreece is the sixteenth-largest economy in the member European Union. According to IMF figures forGreece's Country group: Developed/Advanced, High. Greece is about to exit its bailout, a symbolic move past the debt crisis that exploded eight years ago and transformed the country’s economy and the lives of its people.

Greece Economic Outlook. May 5, The economy had already started on a soft footing and will now be set back further amid the coronavirus outbreak and associated containment measures.

Painting a bleak scenario for business activity in Q1, industrial production contracted more heavily in February than in January, while the manufacturing. by Alain Badiou. Translated by David Broder. From Verso: In a series of seven trenchant interventions Alain Badiou analyses the decisive developments in Greece since Badiou considers this Mediterranean country “a sort of open-air political lesson”, with much to tell us about the wider situation.

Greece is exemplary of “our fundamental contradictions in Europe. Greece’s troubles date back to the implosion of its economy in led by the old political mainstays, New Professor of Political Science at Yale.

His latest book is Author: Stathis Kalyvas. Before acceptance into the Eurozone inGreece’s economy was plagued by several problems. During the s, the Greek government had pursued expansionary fiscal and monetary policies. Greece is a major beneficiary of EU aid, equal to about % of annual GDP.

The Greek economy averaged growth of about 4% per year between andbut the economy went into recession in as a result of the world financial crisis, tightening credit conditions, and Athens' failure to address a growing budget deficit.

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The past decade has been rough for Greece. After the global financial crisis of –9, the country lost a quarter of its GDP and became the bête noire of Europe for nearly catalyzing the implosion of the eurozone. Roughly four years ago, however, Greece began a quiet recovery.

Under Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his Syriza party, the economy inched back to positive. The centre-right New Democracy (ND) party has returned to power after winning a snap general election in July The new prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, has an absolute majority in parliament but faces formidable challenges.

Despite exiting the bail-out programme inGreece remains subject to strict policy conditionality. Greece’s economic freedom score ismaking its economy the th freest in the Index.

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Here is what he had to say in his recent book Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World. Capital: Athens. Population million. Areasq km (50, sq miles) Major language Greek.

Major religion Christianity. Life expectancy 78 years (men), 83 years. President: Prokopis. Soon, attention will shift again, this time to France’s crumbling political center. But, lest we forget, the inane management of Europe’s debt crisis began in Greece.

A minor country in the grand scheme of things in Europe became a test case for a strategy that could be. We need a new way of looking at the environment — [in] times of crisis for a country like Greece, [the environment] is a critical competitive advantage of the country,” Karavellas stated.

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