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Alex Botsis
Alex Botsis runs ecoplusnomics.blogspot.gr in his own right or... wrong! Passionate about Development Economics and Monetary Transmission Mechanisms, and Swimming.
Alex Botsis runs ecoplusnomics.blogspot.gr in his own right or... wrong! Passionate about Development Economics and Monetary Transmission Mechanisms, and Swimming.
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The myth of internal devaluation and of competitivenes after Grexit (also in Greek)
Perhaps, I am seeing things the wrong way, but here is my thought: Following the 5th review of the IMF  and Athanasoglou (2005, Chart4, p.11)  on "The role of product variety and  quality and of domestic supply in foreign trade"  it is more than obvious tha...
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2014 Self-Assessment: Not bad at all!
I am not trying to brag or something (ok, I feel proud that my studies and efforts proved somehow fruitful), I did not do something exceptional but to implement what I have been taught! I invite you to see this assessment in defence of existing Macroeconomi...
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2014 Self-Assessment: Not bad at all!
I am not trying to brag or something (ok, I feel proud that my studies and efforts proved somehow fruitful), I did not do something exceptional but to implement what I have been taught! I invite you to see this assessment in defence of existing Macroeconomi...
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Greek Credit Institutions: Liquidity constrained?
Been away for a while due to studying commitments... Following the decision of the ECB about the eligibility of the Greek bonds , I was initially panicked, too. However, after Carl Welan's post things got straight. Now that I, finally, have some time, I che...
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Render unto Caesar (also, in Greek)
The following is a chart depicting Minsters of Finance, their terms and the -Δdebt/GDP for each quarter from 2003Q3 to 2009Q3. Δdebt is the difference of the stock of Central Government debt between two consequtive quarters; GDP is quarterly, non seasonally...
Render unto Caesar (also, in Greek)
Render unto Caesar (also, in Greek)
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Andiamo, Italiani!
While French Hollande is ready to negotiate for pro-austerity, "fiscal consolidation" if you will, others take serious steps for the best of the entire Eurozone's interest. Mario Draghi is (claims to be) ready to take bold action against deflation threat  (...
Andiamo, Italiani!
Andiamo, Italiani!
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The failing "success story"...
We reed at Reuters that  "Greek stocks plummet as bond yield surge threatens bailout exit" ! The over optimism of the Greek government turned out to be a huge bomb they have been playing with for a very long time. Perhaps, in an attempt to shape expectation...
The failing "success story"...
The failing "success story"...
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Preliminary Macro: Rising Trade Surplus is Good or Bad News?
Reading " Euro zone trade surplus rises more than expected in June " in uk.reuters.com, we may feel either happy or concerned or indifferent. Since the trade surplus has, per definitionem, two branches; the imports and the exports, one has to check both of ...
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No Supply-Demand laws for the Public Debt markets?
There is some concern about the anticipated QE from the ECB, with respect to the public debt yields. In other words, there is some widespread (?) concern that Eurozone bond yields will rise due to higher inflation expectations following the highly awaited i...
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Greece's Exit to Market: A few numbers.
I will only refer to a few facts; no conclusions, no comments at all.  In 2010 the Greek Government issued 5-YR bonds yielding 6.1% ( Naftemporiki ), while HICP annual rate change was 4.7% (EUROSTAT), and that of CPI was 5.1% (EL.STAT.). Currently, the cost...
Greece's Exit to Market: A few numbers.
Greece's Exit to Market: A few numbers.
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