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sábado, março 16, 2013

A Grécia aguenta?

Dizem que Portugal  (ainda) está melhor que a Grécia.
Já estivemos mais longe, mas oxalá que sim, pois a Grécia está em frangalhos...

Eis um artigo de leitura obrigatória  que compara a Grécia dos anos 2010's com a grande depressão Americana dos anos 1930's.

Evidentemente, não aprendemos nada em oito décadas sobre como minorar os ciclos económicos e financeiros, especialmente nas pequenas economias frágeis e periféricas desprovidas de quase todos os instrumentos de protecção e política económica.

"For the year of 2012 as a whole, the Greek economy, measured in 2005 euros, fell to 168.5 billion euros, down 6.4 percent from the previous year. That was a little better than the 7.1 percent decline in 2011. The last time the Greek economy was smaller than in 2012 was in 2001. The cumulative real GDP decline from  2007 to 2012 was 20.1 percent.
In December 2012, the unemployment rate was 26.4 percent, and that figure actually looked a little encouraging because it was lower than the 26.6 percent reported for November. Not since May 2008, when the rate fell half a percentage point to 7.3 percent, had there been a single month when the unemployment rate was reported to have fallen..."

No way to run a customs union! 

VER o artigo completo em  ... http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/16/business/economy/seen-from-greece-great-depression-data-looks-good.html?_r=0
e Midget economies cannot guarantee Eurozone adjustments http://ppplusofonia.blogspot.pt/2011/05/midgets-cant-guarantee-intra-eurozone.html
Ver mais sobre a crise e a Grécia http://ppplusofonia.blogspot.pt/search/label/Grecia
New Deal essential ....http://ppplusofonia.blogspot.pt/2012/06/new-deal-essential-to-overcome-european.html