13 Jul 2015
Poor Greeks or Lazy Greeks?
Author: Ilaria Maselli
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
This commentary uses labor market and economic performance data for Greece and the eurozone to weigh in on the debate on the role Greece played in the creation of its financial crisis.
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10 Jul 2015
Will Greece Exit from the Eurozone?
Author: Pradumna Bickram Rana
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
This brief examines developments in the debt negotiations between Greece and its creditors before outlining why there will be no Greek exit from the eurozone.
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2 Jul 2015
“One Belt, One Road”: Mapping China’s New Diplomatic Strategy
Author: Justyna Szczudlik-Tatar
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
This bulletin looks at China's Silk Road (SR) Economic Belt plan, together with the 21st century Maritime Silk Road concept, and what these initiatives say about Beijing’s main economic interests.
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Moldova’s Star: Shining or Falling?
Author: Nicu Popescu
European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
This paper discusses the performance of Moldova since the country's Communist-led government left power in 2009 and was replaced by a pro-EU coalition as well as the country's relations with the EU.
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Greece and Europe: What Now?
Author: Angelos Chryssogelos, Gene Frieda, Anatole Kaletsky
In this transcript, three experts discuss what lies ahead for Greece following the July 2015 referendum and the government's rejection of the debt deal offered by the country's creditors.
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A Strategy for Economic Assistance to Ukraine
Author: Matthew Rojansky
This paper proposes a strategy that the US and Europe can adopt for providing political and economic assistance to Ukraine to help the country deal with the crisis it has been in since the Euro-Maidan protests and Russia's annexation of Crimea.
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Scenarios of Macro-Economic Development for Catalonia on Horizon 2030
Author: Rym Ayadi, Leonidas Paroussos, Kostas Fragkiadakis, Stella Tsani, Pantelis Capros, Carlo Sessa, Riccardo Enei, Marc Gafarot
Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)
This study examines the effect Catalonia seceding from Spain could have on the region's economic development as well as its relations with Madrid and the EU.
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