Issue No 52 – October 2023


Executive Summary


1. Recent (macro-)economic developments

 1.1. The evolution of the main components of demand in the electoral semester of 2023,
       Yannis Panagopoulos, Konstantinos Loizos, pages 6-13

 1.2. Recent inflation developments in Greece and the Eurozone,
       Emilia Marsellou, pages 14-23

 1.3. Factor model forecasts for the short-term prospects in GDP,
       Factor Model Economic Forecasting Unit Ersi Athanassiou, Aristotelis Koutroulis, Emilia Marsellou, Theodore Tsekeris, pages 24-25

 1.4. Positive returns for the Greek stock market and the return to investment grade,
       Fotini Economou, pages 26-30

 1.5. Recent developments and prospects of global economic activity: Slowdown of global economic growth amid tight monetary policy,
       Aristotelis Koutroulis, pages 31-32

2. Fiscal developments

 2.1. State Budget, public debt and fiscal figures perspectives,
       Elisavet Nitsi, pages 33-39

3. Human resources and social policies

 3.1. Recent developments in key labour market variables,
       Ioannis Cholezas, pages 40-46

 3.2. Income inequality and productivity,
       Vlassis Missos, pages 47-53


Special topics

School bullying and poverty in Greece: Findings from the implementation of a new model during the school year 2022–2023,
Constantinos Yannopoulos, Eirini Leriou, pages 54-68