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By Georgios GeorgiouBloomberg, May 11, 2017. All Rights Reserved.
Greece is confident that the country’s economic output will exceed 2 percent in 2017 boosted by investments, privatizations and exports, Economy and Development Minister Dimitri Papadimitriou said.
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-11/greek-economy-to-grow-over-2-percent-in-2017-papadimitriou-says
By Axel ReisererEBRD, May 11, 2017. All Rights Reserved.
The EBRD has reiterated its support for Greece and sees “enormous opportunities” in the country. Alain Pilloux, the Bank’s Vice President, Banking, told a well-attended panel on the investment outlook for Greece: “We will continue to ramp up operations in Greece so that our contribution to economic recovery is maximised during our temporary mandate in the country.” . . .
Read more: http://www.ebrd.com/news/2017/ebrd-sees-enormous-opportunities-in-greece.html
By Atossa Araxia AbrahamianThe Nation, May 22–28, 2017. All Rights Reserved.
In early 2013, Congress entered a death struggle—or a debt struggle, if you will—over the future of the US economy. A spate of old tax cuts and spending programs were due to expire almost simultaneously, and Congress couldn’t agree on a budget, nor on how much the government could borrow to keep its engines running. Cue the predictable partisan chaos: House Republicans were staunchly opposed to raising the debt ceiling without corresponding cuts to spending, and Democrats, while plenty weary of running up debt, too, wouldn’t sign on to the Republicans’ proposed austerity....
Read more: https://www.thenation.com/article/the-rock-star-appeal-of-modern-monetary-theory/
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