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Πότε μία χώρα “βγαίνει από το Μνημόνιο” ΕΕ-ΔΝΤ?

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Ως εκ τούτου, είναι πολύ σαφές ότι η Κύπρος είναι μακριά από την πραγματική έξοδο της από το πρόγραμμα οικονομικής βοήθειας ΕΕ-ΔΝΤ. Η Κύπρος είναι σε θέση να εξασφαλίσει οικονομικούς πόρους από τις αγορές, αλλά η επιτήρηση και αξιολόγηση των πολιτικών, ήτοι, επί της ουσίας το Μνημόνιο, θα παραμείνουν τουλάχιστον μέχρι το 2029 για την […]

When does a Eurozone Member State actually exit its EU-IMF bailout?

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While Cyprus is able to procure financial resources on its own, policy conditionality and monitoring is still in place, and will be for a substantial amount of time. The EU’s PPS will last at least until 2029, i.e. 13 years from now, while the IMF’s PPM will last until Cyprus has repaid more than €820 […]

Political Myths and How to Study Them

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Political myths are a particular kind of narrative used to shape the legitimacy of a political system, writes Jeremy F. G. Moulton. He argues that, despite the difference between the academic and common usages of ‘myth’, political myth theory can generate important insights for political authority, and that it may prove useful in understanding questions […]

Leaving EU doesn’t appeal, said Boris Johnson

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Boris Johnson has spoken out against holding a referendum on whether the UK should remain part of the European Union. The Guardian reported that Mr Johnson’s intervention would help the prime minister, David Cameron. Mr Johnson told BBC Radio Five Live, “Whether you have an in/out referendum now, I can’t quite see why it would […]

Hidden from the Eye – Learning Practices to Coordinate European Research Policy

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Merli Tamtik Despite long-lasting resistance from the member-states and the unwillingness to yield power ‘naturally’ to the supra-national level (Gornitzka, 2009), the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation has established itself as a leader in coordinating European research policy. How do we explain this emerging role of the European Commission in shaping European research […]

Δήλωση Eurogroup 9 Μαΐου 2016 για την Ελλάδα: Σύνοψη & Σχόλια

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Η Ελλάδα δεν έχει ‘Χρυσό Κανόνα’ ή ‘φρένο χρέους’ (‘Golden Rule’, debt ‘break’/’cealing’) στο Σύνταγμα. Συνεπώς, ερωτηματικά εγείρονται σχετικά με το εάν είναι δημοκρατικά αλλά και νομικά συμβατή η εφαρμογή του προληπτικού μηχανισμού στην προκειμένη περίπτωση.

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