Greece – Looking at Tsipras’ agenda

The Greek premier, Alexis Tsipras, is preparing his MPs to vote in favor of the measures for the second review, and creating the political agenda for the following day. In the meantime, the IMF and the Eurozone are struggling to reach a compromise on a formula for Greek debt relief that will allow the IMF to participate in Greece’s bailout program. A general formula is expected to be announced by the Eurogroup on 22 May or later in June. Continue reading “Greece – Looking at Tsipras’ agenda”

OECD’S recipe could help Greece stand out in key areas, says senior economist

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Greece has broken every record with the speed of its fiscal adjustment and reforms, yet after three memorandums and six years, the competitiveness of its economy continues to lag behind some developing countries, according to Sean Ennis, senior economist at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Competition Division. Continue reading “OECD’S recipe could help Greece stand out in key areas, says senior economist”