A New Growth Model for the Greek Economy: Requirements for Long-Term Sustainability

A New Growth Model for the Greek Economy: Requirements for Long-Term Sustainability

By: Panagiotis E. Petrakis (editor)Hardback

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On June 3, 2015, the Greek Parliamentary Budget Office, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the Democritus University of Thrace, and the University of Peloponnese sponsored an international conference to address medium- and long-term growth in Greece. This collection presents the strongest papers on the conditions required to revive and maintain economic growth. Leading experts cover almost every major issue identified in the latest literature, from demographic issues and proposals for export strategy to the need for innovation and structural reform. The combination of qualitative and quantitative approaches to assessing present conditions make this ground-breaking collection a valuable resource for a variety of academics, professional economists, and economic policy practitioners planting the seeds of Greece's future.

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Panagiotis E. Petrakis is Professor of Economics at the University of Athens, Greece, where he also serves as the Director of the International Economics and Development Sector. He is the author of more than twenty-six monographs on topics related to European and Greek growth, crises, labor markets, economic policies, and the future of entrepreneurship. He also is the author of numerous research articles in journals such as Small Business Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Socio-Economics, and International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal.


1. On the Greek Growth Model: A Collective Contribution; Panagiotis PetrakisPART I: GREECE AND THE EUROPEAN UNION2. The EU and the Eurozone; Harold James3. The Greek Growth Decoupling; Pantelis Kostis, Kyriaki Kafka, Dionysis ValsamisPART II: ON THE GREEK GROWTH MODEL4. Is Greece Destined to Grow?; ZETAsolt Darvas5. Lessons for Europe from the Greek Crisis; Paolo Manasse6. Developing Growth Potential for the Greek Economy; Michael Halliassos7. Requirements for a New Business Model in Greece; Klaus Schrader, David Bencek, Claus-Friedrich Laaser8. Is There an Easy Way Out? Redenomination Issues and their Financial Consequences in Case of a Greek Exit from the Eurozone; David Amiel, Paul-Adrien Hyppolite9. Extroversion Within a New Economic Paradigm; Grigoris Zarotiadis, Eirini OzouniPART III: STRUCTURAL CHANGES AND LABOR MARKETS10. Qualifying and Quantifying the Greek Structural Reform Efforts; Alessio Terzi11. Innovation or "More of the same"?: A Crucial Choice for Greek Society; Alexander Kritikos12. Demographic Challenges Facing Long-Term Growth in Greece; Edward Hugh13. Rearranging Social Security Contributions: Alleviating the Burden of the State and Returning Value to the State and Society; Thomas Poufinas, Effrosyni Kouskouna14. Okun's Law in Greece in the Post-Crisis Era: An Empirical Study; Christos Katris15. The Influence of Flexible Working on Unemployment: Evidence from the Greek Labor Market; Kostas Karamanis, Alina Hyz16. Jobs, Not Growth: An Alternative Path for Development; Randall WrayPART IV: MACROECONOMIC EVOLUTION AND EXPORT PERFORMANCE17. The Determinants of Economic Fluctuations in Greece: An Empirical Investigation (1995-2014); Konstantinos Konstantakis, Panayotis Michaelides, Efthymios Tsionas18. Fiscal Multipliers and Growth in the Greek Economy: An Assessment of the Recent Fiscal Adjustment Program; Sotiris Papaioannou19. The Impact of Sovereign Debt Ratings and Financial Performance on Bank Ratings; Evaggelos Drimpetas, Themistokles Lazarides20. What Drives Greek Exports Performance? A Macro Level Analysis; George Geronikolaou, Eleftherios Spyromitros, Panagiotis Tsintzos

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  • publication date: 01/09/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781137589439
  • Format: Hardback
  • Year: 2016
  • Number Of Pages: 359
  • ID: 9781137589439
  • weight: 596
  • ISBN10: 1137589434

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