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    04 2016 The continuing decline in migrant arrivals is providing Greek authorities with some respite as they tackle the refugee crisis but severe challenges remain at island hotspots and camps on the mainland Economy RSS Feed Disposable income edges up by 0 2 pct in Q4 on second straight rise in compensation of employees 26 04 2016 Greek household disposable income recorded a rise of 0 2 percent in the fourth quarter Q4 of 2015 from a revised drop of 2 8 percent in Q3 Hellenic Statistical Authority ELSTAT figures showed on Tuesday Demand for hospitals reserves raises concerns about govt s liquidity position 25 04 2016 Fresh concern about the government s liquidity position have been raised after the Health Ministry sent a letter to hospitals on April 21 demanding that they transfer their cash reserves to a special account at the Bank of Greece BoG Pension and income tax reform bill sets out 4 4 bln in new measures 25 04 2016 The government tabled in Parliament on Friday evening the bill containing the pension and income tax reforms it had put to public consultation a few days earlier Society RSS Feed Press freedom ranking edges up but Tsipras yet to deliver report finds 21 04 2016 Greece is continuing its long convalescence in terms of media freedom but it remains to be seen whether the government can keep its promises to challenge the country s media barons the latest annual report from the international media watchdog Reporters without Borders RSF has found Greece tops EU tables for lawyers but also pending administrative court cases 19 04 2016 Greece tops the EU league tables in terms of the number of lawyers per population and has by far the highest number of pending administrative cases before the courts a comparative survey of EU justice systems shows Poor conditions in Greece fail to deter refugees from wanting to continue journey 11 04 2016 Just over half of the refugees who found themselves stuck in Greece last month due to the closure of the northern border would remain in a reception centre until the borders open even though 71 4 percent are not satisfied with their current living conditions a detailed survey of over 600 refugees in four camps has found Agora RSS Feed Club Med in Washington 20 04 2016 Numerous policy challenges awaited the International Monetary Fund at its recemy annual spring meetings in Washington At first glance it appeaed that Europe and the eurozone were not top of the agenda What next for Tsipras the shapeshifter 13 04 2016 In the shapeshifting world of Alexis Tsipras it is difficult to know where things actually stand His relatively brief time in power is littered with skins that have been shed and vows that have been broken The men who would be prime ministers 07 04 2016 There has been much consternation in Greece over the last few years about the economy s inability to grow and produce sectors that

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  • About | MacroPolis
    service Apart from our blog section The Agora MacroPolis stands behind a paywall with a subscription being required to access the rest of our analysis and data Details of our various subscription packages are available here Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions Core team Nick Malkoutzis Nick is deputy editor of the English Edition of Kathimerini a top Greek daily newspaper where he has worked since 2004 His work has also appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek and other international publications Nick has written several papers about Greece and the crisis for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Germany In 2015 he was awarded the Ernest Udina prize for European journalism If Nick s inspiration for founding Macropolis could be summed up in one phrase it would be Henry Miller s quote that To know Greece thoroughly is impossible to understand it requires genius to fall in love with it is the easiest thing in the world Follow Nick NickMalkoutzis Manos Giakoumis Manos joined MacroPolis in April 2014 and is our head analyst He has years of experience in the Greek financial sector Between 2000 and 2014 Manos served as head of equity research at Euroxx Securities investor relations officer at Eurobank and senior bank analyst at ex P K Securities Follow Manos ManosGiakoumis Yiannis Mouzakis Yiannis held a number of senior positions at Thomson Reuters before joining MacroPolis He has contributed extensively over the last few years to the debate around the Greek crisis and the events in Cyprus through his blog The Prodigal Greek which earned him a place in the esteemed group of Emergency Specialist bloggers according to FT Alphaville If you appreciate strong views and economic charts look out for Yiannis in The Agora Follow Yiannis YiannisMouzakis Associates Jens Bastian Jens is an independent economic and investment analyst for southeast Europe From 2011 to 2013 he was a member of the European Commission Task Force for Greece in Athens Jens has worked in the private banking sector in Greece and has held various academic positions at Nuffield College and St Antony s College in Oxford as well as The London School of Economics Follow Jens Jens Bastian Manos Hourdakis Manos joined MacroPolis in July 2014 as our business development manager With an engineering background he has years of experience in project management in the Greek IT sector Since 2008 Manos has worked as a communication and marketing consultant in a number of firms with the responsibility of designing and implementing strategic plans on marketing advertising and branding social and interactive media campaigns public relations and community outreach as well as partnerships and stakeholder engagement Follow Manos MANOS HOURDAKIS Omaira Gill Omaira is a freelance journalist who lives and works in Athens She worked in investment bank marketing for eight years and holds an Investment Management Certificate She writes about the Greek economy the Greek economic and refugee crises and more Outlets she has collaborated with and written for include Deutsche Welle The Independent The

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  • Politics | MacroPolis
    main issue under discussion at the National Council of Foreign Affairs to be convened under the chairmanship of Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias next Tuesday 19 04 2016 Athens links extra measures with debt relief in search for review compromise Talks between Greece and its lenders were due to resume in Athens on Tuesday with the Greek side aiming for a Staff Level Agreement before Friday s Eurogroup meeting 19 04 2016 Youth wing scrap prefaces test for Mitsotakis at ND congress New Democracy is looking ahead to its congress this weekend the first since Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected party president and a key test for his nascent leadership 18 04 2016 Discontent in SYRIZA simmers as Tsipras seeks to conclude talks with creditors Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will have one eye on potential unrest within his party this week as talks with Greece s lenders resume after SYRIZA s largest faction raised a series of objections to the approach taken by the government 15 04 2016 PASOK and Potami seek common ground as Konstantopoulou prepares to return The slow moving efforts by PASOK and To Potami to create a common platform continued this week with the creation of a joint committee to discuss areas where the parties can work together First Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Last Results 1 to 10 out of 585 Free Mobile Apps Subscribers can receive our weekly newsletter and flash analysis on mobile phones and tablets Just click to download Apple Store Google Play Store Tweets by MacroPolis gr Most Popular Week Month Year Eurogroup decision on contingent measures debt leave Tsipras with tough task at home 22 04 2016 Bailout talks inch forward as Juncker comments complicate matters 20 04 2016 Pension and income tax reform bill sets out 4

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  • Economy | MacroPolis
    week in almost all the sessions ending the week up 5 4 percent as the investor sentiment improved in the aftermath of progress in most areas of the first programme review 22 04 2016 Travel receipts drop 6 7 pct in Feb balance turns to deficit of 3 8 mln Greece s travel receipts fell for the second straight month in February when they declined by 3 8 percent to 133 7 million euros in February Bank of Greece BoG figures showed on Thursday 21 04 2016 Greek 2015 primary surplus at 0 7 of GDP under programme method as Athens looks for boost Greece s statistical authority ELSTAT released on Thursday the final fiscal figures for the 2012 2015 period based on the ESA 2010 methodology 21 04 2016 Overdue contributions rise by 429 mln to 15 78 bln in Q1 Unpaid social security contributions increased by another 429 million euros quarter on quarter QoQ to 15 78 billion at the end of the first quarter Q1 of 2016 the quarterly bulletin of the Center for the Collection of Social Security Arrears KEAO displayed on Wednesday 20 04 2016 Elektroniki s bankruptcy reflects struggles of consumer electronics sector Last week electronics retail chain Elektroniki Athinon declared bankruptcy citing a combination of a drop in demand the capital controls introduced last year and a lack of confidence in the Greek economy by foreign suppliers as causes First Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Last Results 1 to 10 out of 1223 Free Mobile Apps Subscribers can receive our weekly newsletter and flash analysis on mobile phones and tablets Just click to download Apple Store Google Play Store Tweets by MacroPolis gr Most Popular Week Month Year Eurogroup decision on contingent measures debt leave Tsipras with tough task

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  • Society | MacroPolis
    wage agreements and wage cuts the annual report from the research wing of the country s biggest trade union federation has found 15 03 2016 Healthy eating and smoking on decline in Greece over last five years Greeks ate vegetables and fruit smoked cigarettes and drank less frequently in 2014 than five years previously newly released health data has shown 07 03 2016 Greek teenagers behaviour charted Of the one in four Greeks teenagers aged 15 who say they have had sexual intercourse most say they or their partners used condoms or other contraceptives on the last occasion a survey on adolescent friendships and activities has found 28 02 2016 Greeks mutual mistrust eases survey indicates While the percentage of Greeks who say they trust most people has increased in recent years Greeks remain generally distrustful of those not linked to them by bonds of family or friendship a new survey on social capital has found 19 02 2016 Greek regions perform poorly in social progress index Ranking 257 out of the 272 regions in the EU the Peloponnese region is among the weakest in terms of what it offers citizens in terms of basic human needs wellbeing and opportunity according to the draft of the first European Social Progress Index SPI First Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Last Results 1 to 10 out of 112 Free Mobile Apps Subscribers can receive our weekly newsletter and flash analysis on mobile phones and tablets Just click to download Apple Store Google Play Store Tweets by MacroPolis gr Most Popular Week Month Year Eurogroup decision on contingent measures debt leave Tsipras with tough task at home 22 04 2016 Bailout talks inch forward as Juncker comments complicate matters 20 04 2016 Pension and income tax reform bill sets

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  • Agora | MacroPolis
    would be prime ministers By Nick Malkoutzis There has been much consternation in Greece over the last few years about the economy s inability to grow and produce sectors that can flourish The country s politicians have come up with a unique way of tackling this problem by creating a growth industry of their own founding new political parties Read more 0 Comments Categories Greece 229 Politics 155 5 Apr 2016 Tsipras and the IMF Another miscalculation By Yiannis Mouzakis Following Saturday s leak of the exchange between the International Monetary Fund s European Department director Poul Thomsen and the head of the mission to Greece Delia Velculescu Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras s reading of the situation and his reaction to the WikiLeaks publication were puzzling Read more 2 Comments Categories Greece 229 Economy 154 23 Mar 2016 A misstep away from absurdity By Nick Malkoutzis Greece s Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas could find himself out of a job or demoted soonbecause he slipped up in an interview That his position is in peril for a verbal faux pas when others are going about their jobs unperturbed despite helping running the country into the ground is a pretty succinct statement on the interminable absurdity of Greek politics Read more 0 Comments Categories Greece 229 Politics 155 21 Mar 2016 Greek banks Taking stock of a rough 2015 and looking at what lies ahead By Manos Giakoumis Greek banks concluded the release of fourth quarter Q4 results in the first half of March All core banks posted net loss at the bottom line largely due to one offs higher provisions and seasonally increased operating expenses Read more 0 Comments Categories Greece 229 Economy 154 15 Mar 2016 EU Turkey refugee plan One for one and none for all By Nick Malkoutzis European Union leaders and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu are due to meet again in Brussels this week March 17 18 to finalise an agreement on the resettlement of refugees Europe appears ready to come together and hold its nose to get the deal done but there is still the potential it could fail leaving Greece alone and holding its head Read more 1 Comments Categories Greece 229 Politics 155 Europe 104 7 Mar 2016 When the refugee crisis met the bailout review By Nick Malkoutzis After weeks of dancing around the issue it seems that Greece and its lenders have started even tangentially to link the refugee crisis and the pending bailout review Read more 0 Comments Categories Greece 229 Politics 155 Europe 104 2 Mar 2016 The refugee crisis and the beast within By Nick Malkoutzis As symbols go the imaginary pig s head in William Golding s Lord of the Flies requires little explanation Its meaning is summed up in one line of the unnerving classic Fancy thinking the beast was something you could hunt and kill says the fly infested head You knew didn t you I m part of you Read more 0 Comments

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  • Statistics | MacroPolis
    Execution Final State Budget Execution Preliminary Turnover Index in Accommodation and Food Services Turnover Index in Industry Turnover Index in Retail Trade Turnover Indices for the Services Sectors Vehicle Registrations Wages Index Past Releases All This Week Past Week This Month Past Month This Year Upcoming Releases All This Week Next Week This Month Next Month This Year All Releases 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 First Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Last Results 1 to 10 out of 995 Type Period Date Non Financial Sector Accounts Q4 2015 26 04 2016 Subscribe State Budget Execution Final Mar 2016 23 04 2016 Subscribe Central Government Net Cash Position Mar 2016 20 04 2016 Subscribe Balance of Payments Feb 2016 20 04 2016 Subscribe Turnover Index in Industry Feb 2016 19 04 2016 Subscribe State Budget Execution Preliminary Mar 2016 15 04 2016 Subscribe Eurosystem Funding Mar 2016 14 04 2016 Subscribe Import Price Index in Industry Feb 2016 14 04 2016 Subscribe Building Activity Jan 2016 12 04 2016 Subscribe General Government Budget Balance Feb 2016 08 04 2016 First Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Last Results 1 to 10 out of 995 Free Mobile Apps Subscribers can receive our weekly newsletter and flash analysis on mobile phones and tablets Just click to download Apple Store Google Play Store Tweets by MacroPolis gr Most Popular Week Month Year Eurogroup decision on contingent measures debt leave Tsipras with tough task at home 22 04 2016 Bailout talks inch forward as Juncker comments complicate matters 20 04 2016 Pension and income tax reform bill sets out 4 4 bln in new measures 25 04 2016 Greek 2015 primary surplus at 0 7 of GDP under programme method as Athens looks for boost 21 04 2016

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