Issue No 35 – February 2018






1. Macroeconomic analysis and projections

1.1. Recent developments and prospects in the main demand components
       Ersi Athanassiou, pages 4-10

1.2. The evolution of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Greece and in the Eurozone
       Yannis Panagopoulos, pages 11-13

1.3. Factor model forecasts for the short-term prospects in GDP
       Factor Model Economic Forecasting Unit Ersi Athanassiou, Theodore Tsekeris, Ekaterini Tsouma, pages 14-15

1.4. The international environment: Recent developments and prospects of the global economic activity
       Aristotelis Koutroulis, pages 16-20


2. Public finance

2.1. Evolution of the State Budgets 2017-2018
       Elisavet Nitsi, pages 21-24

2.2. The evolution and structure of public debt
       Christos Triantopoulos, pages 25-28


3. Human resources and social policies

3.1. Recent developments in key labour market variables
       Ioannis Cholezas, pages 29-37

3.2. The education of refugee children in Greece
       Ioannis Cholezas, pages 38-43


4. Development policies and sectors

4.1. Analysis of Tourism Receipts in Greece
       Nikolaos Vagionis, pages 44-48

4.2. Household travel expenditure in Greece
       Theodore Tsekeris, pages 49-54


4.3. Developments in the Greek capital market
       Fotini Economou, pages 55-59


4.4. Competitiveness of the Greek economy
       Athanasios Chymis, pages 60-62




Special topics


The labour supply of women in Greece before and during the crisis
Ioannis Cholezas, pages 63-73

The framework of financial supervision in Europe: Developments and prospects
Christos Triantopoulos, pages 74-84

Migration and refugee flows into Greece during the period 2015-2017: A descriptive analysis
Evangelia Kasimati, Roy Panagiotopoulou, pages 85-107