In the 1980s, the use of renewable sources to produce energy on an industrial scale was in its infancy. Sweden was worried about climate change, Denmark had recently taken its first steps in the construction of wind turbines with the 200-kilowatt Gedser mill (1959-67) and Japan was experimenting with photovoltaics. 

18.10.2021 / 21:15

The eurozone inflation rate of 3.4% is the highest recorded in 13 years, with its core nucleus (that is to say, free of the volatile prices of food and energy) standing at a rate of 1.9%, the highest it has been since 2008. Isn’t that amazing?

30.09.2021 / 16:04

In the last 10 years, with the sacrifices mainly of the weakest social groups, the Greek economy has healed many wounds. Changes, however, were made without getting rid of the parasitic character of the traditional economic model.

08.07.2021 / 21:50

Angela Merkel’s successor in the leadership of the Christian Democratic Party and potential chancellor of Germany, Armin Laschet, seemed to be channeling Wolfgang Schaeuble as he spoke to the Financial Times in an interview published on June 21.

27.06.2021 / 20:20

The big news isn’t the size of the European recovery fund. The 800 billion euros of course makes it the largest European program since the Marshall Plan, but it is relatively small compared to the American one.

18.06.2021 / 15:58

The economy is performing better than many had expected, judging by the relatively small recession in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2020.

23.05.2021 / 18:08

US President Joe Biden’s support for the temporary waiving of intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines has already done something good.

30.03.2021 / 14:46

The Greek economy faces multiple threats. The total cost of support measures, which was originally estimated at 7.5 billion euros this year, has already climbed to €13 billion.

17.03.2021 / 21:45

The government had initially planned to gradually start lifting support measures from April, but the progression of the pandemic is not helping.

09.03.2021 / 18:48

Two worlds joined and yet they are light years away from each other.