Issue No 47 - February 2022





Executive Summary


1. Recent (macro-)economic developments

1.1. The evolution of the demand components before the “Omicron” appearance,
       Yannis Panagopoulos, Konstantinos Loizos, pages 7-15

1.2. Developments in inflation in Greece and the euro area,
       Emilia Marsellou, pages 16-20


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

       Factor Model Economic Forecasting Unit Ersi Athanassiou, Theodore Tsekeris, Ekaterini Tsouma, pages 21-23


1.4. Export performance and Current Account developments,
       Ioanna Konstantakopoulou, pages 24-30


1.5. Positive returns in the Greek stock market for 2021,
       Fotini Economou, pages 31-36


1.6. International environment: Recent developments and prospects of the global economic activity,
       Aristotelis Koutroulis, pages 37-42


2. Fiscal developments

2.1. State Budget, public debt and fiscal figures perspectives
       Elisavet Nitsi, pages 43-50


3. Human resources and social policies

3.1. Recent developments in key labour market variables
       Ioannis Cholezas, pages 51-58

3.2. The 2022 World Inequality Report
       Vlassis Missos, pages 59-63


4. Reforms-Economic development


4.1. Short-stay accommodation via collaborative platforms: Regulatory framework and supply of services in Greece
       Ersi Athanassiou, Agapi Kotsi, pages 64-71


4.2. Digital competitiveness of the Greek Economy
       Athanasios Chymis, pages 72-75


Special topics


Inequalities between men and women in 21st century Greece
Ioannis Cholezas, pages 76-89


PsychoManagement: A new approach to management
Georgios Lountzis, Theodosios Palaskas, pages 90-102


Business activity and performance per economic sector: The position of Greece in the European Union before and after the economic crisis
Christos Tzomakas, pages 103-129