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    anxiety fear anger frustration and sorrow among 44 percent of Greeks with higher percentages recorded among people on low incomes according to research conducted by the National School of Public Health ESDY 22 12 2015 Unemployment among Greek doctors hits record levels Unemployment among Greek doctors has reached record levels with 27 5 percent of members of the Athens Medical Association ISA unemployed or underemployed a conference has heard 17 12 2015 Greek firms rely on public procurement most in EU but also suspect corruption survey indicates Greek companies derive a considerably higher proportion of their turnover from public tender and procurement procedures compared to those in other countries and are also more likely to say that corruption is widespread in public procurement managed by national authorities or regional or local authorities 08 12 2015 Greek teachers low paid but work shorter hours in smaller classes Greek teachers are low paid by international standards but work among the lowest hours and in some of the lowest class sizes according to a major new study 02 12 2015 Greek households most overburdened with housing costs in EU With two in five of its population living in a household where total housing costs represented more than 40 percent of total disposable household income Greece has by far the highest housing cost overburden rate in the EU according to new EU wide data 16 11 2015 A third of young Greeks would consider emigrating to escape economic problems The number of young Greeks who would consider emigrating due to economic problems in their country fell significantly from 2014 to 2015 a report from by Europe s biggest debt collector has found First Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Last Results 11 to 20 out of 112 Free Mobile Apps Subscribers

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    percentage of obese people in Greece according to a new study that has found that seven in ten Greek adults are overweight 01 10 2015 Greece near top of EU charts for proportion of population over 65 and 80 Greece has the second highest proportion of its population over the age of 80 according to data released this week by the EU s statistical arm 17 09 2015 Greek household income falls almost 30 pct in 8 years finds OECD Household disposable income fell by 27 5 percent per capita in Greece from 2007 to the first quarter of 2015 bucking the trend in the world s leading industrialised nations where the figure went up by 8 13 percent 01 09 2015 Crisis changing Greeks college choices research indicates The Greek crisis has witnessed a boom in students seeking a career in the military or police as well to becoming psychologists a new study comparing college choices before and after 2009 has found 25 08 2015 Labour cost fall has not produced jobs bemoans GSEE in study The significant fall in labour costs since the onset of the crisis has not led to a corresponding fall in prices and a boost in employment and competitiveness defying conventional theories of internal devaluation according to Greece s private sector trade union 10 08 2015 Economic situation biggest worry for Greeks latest Eurobarometer shows Greeks along with the Portuguese are the only peoples in the European Union who do not mention immigration as one of the three most important issues facing the bloc according to the results of a biannual survey from the European Commission First Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Last Results 21 to 30 out of 112 Free Mobile Apps Subscribers can receive our weekly newsletter and

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    the Greek population at risk of poverty or social exclusion continued to rise in 2013 reaching 36 percent up from 35 7 percent in 2012 according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority on Wednesday 26 06 2015 Greece s price index falls to second lowest point in 12 years Communications are hugely more expensive while prices for transport services are considerably cheaper than the EU average according to data on price levels on consumer goods and services released by Eurostat last week 19 06 2015 Unemployment cronyism and corruption fuel Greek brain drain Unemployment cronyism and corruption are the main reasons pushing Greece s educated youth to seek work abroad according to research recently conducted by the business services ICAP Group 09 06 2015 High levels of dissatisfaction among Greeks Eurostat report shows Greek people are among the most dissatisfied people in Europe regarding a range of aspects of life from personal relationships commuting times their jobs and not surprisingly their financial situation a new report from Eurostat on well being has found 29 05 2015 Income inequality in Greece has grown during crisis OECD report shows Income inequality between the richest and poorest in Greece society has increased over the past few years with the top tenth of society earning 12 3 times more than the poorest in 2012 up from 10 5 in 2007 a report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has found 21 05 2015 Greek employers struggling to fill positions with right people Almost three in five Greek employers are reporting difficulty in filling positions with people with the right talents the highest rate since 2008 according to the ManpowerGroup s 10th annual Talent Shortage Survey First Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next Last Results 31 to 40

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    s research agency for social and labour related issues 25 03 2015 Lowest income groups in Greece saw wages drop and taxes rise most during crisis Lower income groups in Greece saw their tax burden increase by 337 7 percent from 2008 to 2012 compared to a 9 percent rise for higher income groups a new report on the impact of the crisis and austerity policies on incomes inequality and poverty in Greece has found 23 03 2015 Greek austerity programme compromising some basic rights EU Parliament report finds Austerity measures adopted in Greece within the context of the economic crisis have in many instances conflicted with the state s obligation to ensure protection of fundamental rights a report commissioned by the European Parliament s Committee on Civil Liberties Justice and Home Affairs LIBE has found 20 03 2015 Greece must tackle foreign bribery by Greek firms OECD says Efforts in Greece to tackle domestic corruption need to give a much higher priority to fighting foreign bribery and especially target the export shipping and SME sector a report from a leading anti graft watchdog has said 07 03 2015 Gender stereotyping rife in workplace say Greeks Greeks are most likely to believe that gender stereotyping is widespread in the workplace than citizens in other 27 EU states a new opinion survey on gender equality has found 02 03 2015 Greek digital economy lagging due to weak demand lack of skills Greece s digital economy is being held back by a weak demand for internet services low levels of digital skills as well as suspicion about doing business online a new EU wide survey published this week has found First Previous 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next Last Results 41 to 50 out of 112 Free Mobile Apps Subscribers

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    small and medium business association has found 22 12 2014 Greeks most pessimistic about EU s prospects Greeks are the most pessimistic among their European Union counterparts about the future of the 28 member bloc view it mainly in a negative light and most don t see themselves as European citizens according to the results of a biannual survey from the European Commission 12 12 2014 Six in 10 Greeks earn less than average salary of 1 022 in private sector He or she is aged between 30 and 44 works full time in a business run by a sole proprietor and grosses less than the average salary in the private sector These are the general characteristics of a typical employee in Greece in 2014 according to figures presented by the Labour Ministry this week 05 12 2014 Level of corruption in Greek public sector seen falling slightly in 2014 Greece s public sector is no longer alone in being viewed as the most corrupt in the European Union according to a worldwide survey of perceptions of graft in 174 states and territories 03 12 2014 Greeks losing faith in dialogue with Turkey poll indicates The percentage of Greeks who believe that the bilateral issues between Greece and Turkey can be solved through dialogue has declined significantly to reach its lowest level since 2003 according to a new survey that also shows that support for the idea that Greece and Cypriot share common interests remains stable 26 11 2014 ILO highlights social impact of Greek crisis proposes change in policy In its 2014 report titled Productive jobs for Greece the International Labour Organisation ILO highlighted this week the crucial role of social protection in times of crisis while outlining the impact that the lengthy recession and adjustment programme has had

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    23 1 percent of the population was at risk of poverty in 2013 03 10 2014 Wealth in Greece plunged by 170 bln since 2007 report finds The inaugural Julius Baer JB Wealth Report published this week showed that European wealth exceeded its pre crisis peak in 2013 reaching a new all time high of 56 trillion up 1 7 percent year on year but that it had fallen by more than a fifth in Greece over the last seven years 25 09 2014 Greece is least socially just country in EU report indicates Greece is the most socially unjust country in the European Union with its performance deteriorating rapidly during the crisis according to a recent study by the Bertelsmann Foundation 17 09 2014 Greeks most sceptical of EU and US policy towards Russia poll indicates We recently highlighted the difficulties the Greek coalition was having in steering a steady course as far as its relations with Moscow are concerned Now a new survey has outlined to what extent Greece is an outlier within Europe on how Russia is viewed 15 09 2014 ELSTAT survey finds 2013 household budgets devastated inequality persists The average monthly expenditure of Greek households dropped 7 8 percent year on year YoY to 1 509 39 euros in 2013 according to the 2013 Household Budget Survey published by the Hellenic Statistical Authority ELSTAT 10 09 2014 Vast majority of Greeks pessimistic on prospects of recovery despite coalition efforts The coalition s efforts to convince Greeks that an economic recovery is on its way after six years of recession appears to be bearing little fruit so far according to two new opinion polls First Previous 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next Last Results 61 to 70 out of 112 Free Mobile Apps Subscribers

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    any it is no surprise that stories of graduates and teenagers leaving the country are commonplace What goes less noticed though is that there are quite a few over 25s now seeking to continue their careers abroad First Previous 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Next Last Results 111 to 112 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 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 Demand for hospitals reserves raises concerns about govt s liquidity position 25 04 2016 Eurogroup decision on contingent measures debt leave Tsipras with tough task at home 22 04 2016 Greece seeks to finalise 1 pct of GDP in new tax measures to close review

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  • Study indicates bias in German media coverage of Greek crisis | MacroPolis
    view the article Subscribe 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 Demand for hospitals reserves raises concerns about govt s liquidity position 25 04 2016 Eurogroup decision on contingent measures debt leave Tsipras with tough task at home 22 04 2016 Greece seeks to finalise 1 pct of GDP in new tax measures to close review 06 04 2016 Leaked IMF exchange sours mood before bailout review resumes 04 04 2016 Range of issues unresolved as programme talks resume in Athens 04 04 2016 Four in 10 Greek firms thinking about moving abroad survey shows 06 04 2016 Tsipras raises debt relief at UN but refugee crisis

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