April 2023

Greece’s new finance minister vows to prioritise tax reforms

by Kerin Hope Financial TimesAugust 18, 2019 Greece’s new finance minister has said that implementing sweeping tax reforms will be his “key priority” as his country seeks to boost growth and rebuild credibility with investors following a decade of international bailouts backed by the EU and IMF. Christos Staikouras told the Financial Times that the …

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Greece’s new government promises tax cuts and spending increases

EconomistJuly 29, 2019 Over the past decade Greece has not been the easiest place for politicians who want to be liked by voters. The newly elected centre-right government is trying its best. In his first few weeks in office Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the prime minister, has announced tax breaks for ordinary Greeks as well as for …

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Has Greece found the formula for defeating populism?

by Aristides N. Hatzis Washington PostJuly 16, 2019 Greece has a new prime minister. Kyriakos Mitsotakis took office immediately after leading his conservative New Democracy party to a landslide victory in the country’s general election on July 7. His dramatic victory ended 4½ of government by Alexis Tsipras and his far-left Syriza party. And that’s …

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European democracy began in Greece. Thanks to its voters, it won’t die there.

Washington PostEditorialJuly 12, 2019 European Democracy began in Greece; some say it almost ended there, too. About a decade ago, as the world reeled from the financial crisis, Athens’s official financial data were shown to be badly misstated. In truth, the country was nearing insolvency, with potentially catastrophic consequences not only for Greece but for …

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Greece voted populism out. Now it has to make sure it doesn’t return.

by Yannis Palaiologos Washington PostJuly 10, 2019 Sunday’s parliamentary elections amounted to a stinging defeat for both left and right populism in Greece. After a long slog in bailout purgatory, and 4½ years under a populist government of the hard left and the nationalist right, Greeks turned decisively to the establishment center-right New Democracy party, …

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