Issue No 41 - February 2020







1. Macroeconomic analysis and projections

1.1. Main demand components: Developments and prospects
       Yannis Panagopoulos, Konstantinos Loizos, pages 4-12

1.2. The evolution of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Greece and in the Eurozone
       Emilia Marsellou, pages 13-15


1.3. Factor model forecasts for the short-term prospects in GDP

       Factor Model Economic Forecasting Unit Ersi Athanassiou, Theodore Tsekeris, Ekaterini Tsouma, pages 16-18


1.4. International environment: Recent developments and prospects of the global economic activity
       Aristotelis Koutroulis, pages 19-23


2. Public finance

2.1. The evolution and structure of public debt
       Fotini Economou, pages 24-29


3. Human resources and social policies

3.1. Recent developments in key labour market variables
       Ioannis Cholezas, pages 30-39

3.2. The employment adjustment of the financial sector in Greece
       Vlassis Missos, Konstantinos Loizos, pages 40-46


4. Development policies and sectors

4.1. Outlook of the Greek tourism sector
       George Soklis, Nicholas Vagionis, pages 47-59

4.2. The competitiveness of the Greek economy
       Athanasios Chymis, pages 60-63


4.3. Developments in the Greek capital market
       Fotini Economou, pages 64-69




Special topics


The implementation of the “Hercules” project for the NPLs: Assessment and sustainability prospects
Spilios Mouzoulas, Yannis Panagopoulos, Ioannis Peletidis, pages 70-90


Developments in the adoption of Information and Communication Technologies and e-commerce practices in Greek firms: The regional dimension
Alexandra Kontolaimou, Georgia Skintzi, pages 91-100


The contribution of primary inputs to price formation: An input-output analysis of the Greek economy
Theodore Mariolis, George Soklis, 101-118