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  • Photo by Angelos Christofilopoulos/Fosphotos Unemployment rate stable at 21.2 pct in Q1

    EconomyMacroeconomy

    The Greek non-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate came to 21.2 percent in the first quarter (Q1) of the year, remaining unchanged from Q4, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Thursday.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Wages index rises by 2 pct in Q1 and 4.9 pct YoY

    EconomyMacroeconomy

    The seasonally adjusted (SA) Wages Index rose by 4.9 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the first quarter (Q1) of the year, after a rise of 2 percent in Q4 2017, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures revealed on Tuesday.

  • Photo by Angelos Christofilopoulos/Fosphotos Unemployment at 20.1 percent in March

    EconomyMacroeconomy

    Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate in March came to 20.1 percent, falling against the downward revised figure of 20.6 percent for February, Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Concerns raised about next year's pensions cuts

    EconomyFeatures

    Employees at Greece's main social security fund have raised the alarm regarding the extent to which pensions will be cut next year, when Greece is expected to trim its spending on retirees by 1 percent of GDP, or 1.8 billion euros.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Marginal increase to 20.8 pct for Feb unemployment rate

    EconomyMacroeconomy

    Greece’s seasonally adjusted (SA) unemployment rate in February was 20.8 percent, edging up slightly from the upward revised figure of 20.7 percent in January, Hellenic Statistical Authority’s (ELSTAT) data showed on Thursday.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Is the cost of Greece's public sector soaring again?

    By: Georgia Nakou

    EconomyFeatures

    As Greece approaches the end of its bailout programme, claims are emerging that the SYRIZA-ANEL government has been on a public sector hiring spree at the expense of already over-burdened taxpayers, while seeking to entrench itself in the state through political appointments.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Are hirings in the public sector out of control?

    By: Georgia Nakou

    EconomyFeatures

    In recent weeks the Greek government has come under sustained criticism from the main opposition party, New Democracy, for its management of the public sector.

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