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Posts on January 2016
The evolution of budget revenues and unpaid taxes are among the main topics of discussion in the context of Greece's fiscal consolidation but are also often open to misinterpretation.
Contributor: Manos Giakoumis
During 2015, Greece’s ability to meet its debt obligations became one of the most drama-ridden aspects of a story that started unfolding when SYRIZA won the January elections.
Contributor: Yiannis Mouzakis
Alexis Tsipras rode into power in 2015 on a wave of support that then threatened to engulf him. He somehow managed to survive but finds himself washed up on the beach and needing to secure his footing before the next waves come crashing down.