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Economic Growth in Greece: barriers and prospects

Project Coordinator & Principal Researcher: Professor Apostolis Philippopoulos
Duration: September 2018 - September 2020

Overview

The purpose of this project is to build a micro-founded macroeconomic model for Greece in order (a) to address the drivers of the “great depression” since the eruption of the world financial crisis in 2008 and, given the current situation, (b) to suggest  recipes for a sustained economic recovery from now on.


Project Outputs

Briefing Report & Research Paper

- The Briefing Report is available here.
- Read the Research Paper of the project, which was published as part of the GreeSE working paper series, GreeSE Paper No.152.


Events

The preliminary findings of the Research Project were presented at a Research Seminar, on Tuesday 25 February 2020 at LSE.
- Read more about the event here and view some photos here.
- Listen to the podcast.


Press and Media

- Watch the interview Professor Apostolis Philippopoulos gave to LiveMedia here.


 Blog Articles

- Read the blog post Which Are the Barriers to Growth for the Greek Economy?

Read the blog post Which Are the Barriers to Growth for the Greek Economy?*, an updated of the previous blog post, that incorporates the main findings regarding both the recent debt crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic.

GreeSE Papers

- Read the paper The Macroeconomic Impact of Covid-19 on the Greek Economy and Policies from now on, included in the GreeSE Special Issue 'The Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Greece'.

Publications

Austerity, Assistance and Institutions: Lessons from the Greek Sovereign Debt Crisis, George Economides, Dimitris Papageorgiou, Apostolis Philippopoulos, Open Economies Review, 29 March 2021 


 

Research Team

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Project Coordinator and Principal Researcher: Apostolis Philippopoulos, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business

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Researcher: George Economides, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business