Introduction to the Greek Economy

The factory of Fix, 1905, Photo: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ergostasio_Fix.JPG

Course ID: 
ECO_154
Semester: 
Year of Study: 
For Erasmus Students: 
No

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are expected to:

  • Have knowledge of the peculiarities of the Greek economy compared to the corresponding European ones
  • Are familiar with the course of macroeconomic aggregates and the overall evolution of the Greek economy over the period 1992-2015
  • Have the opportunity to evaluate the "growth" model of the Greek economy that has led to the financial crisis

Course Contents

Key Macroeconomic variables of the Greek Economy. Methods of measurement and time course.
The evolution of the Greek economy - From the rapid industrialization of 1953-1973 in the stagnation period 1973-1992 - Critical 15 years 1993-2008: From the Convergence Program 1994-2000 to the Eurozone - The international crisis as a catalyst for national developments - Chronicle of the   Greek economy 2010-2016 - Assessing the impact of the crisis on the key figures of the Greek economy - Interpretations of the Greek crisis.

Teaching Activities

Lectures (3 hours per week)

Teaching Organization

Activity

Semester workload

Lectures

13X3 = 39 hours

Reading

111 hours

Total number of hours for the Course (25 hours of work-load per ECTS credit)

150 hours (total student work-load)

Assessment

End of semester final written exam

Use of ICT

Use of IT in teaching, and in communication with the students (e-class).

Course Info

Current Tutors

Instructor: 

Patronis Vassilis

Professor
Patronis Vasilis
Field of Expertise: 
Economic History - History of Economic Thought
E-mail: 
Telephone: 
Office Hours: 
Tuesday 12.00-14.00
Wednesday 13.00-15.00

Reading List

Reading Recommendations: 
Βασίλειος Σ. Πατρώνης, Εισαγωγή στην ελληνική οικονομία. Από τη μεταπολεμική ανάπτυξη στην κρίση χρέους και στα μνημόνια, Ηρόδοτος, Αθήνα, 2018.
Χ. Κόλλιας-Χ.Ναξάκης-Μ. Χλετσος (επιμέλεια), Σύγχρονες Προσεγγίσεις της Ελληνικής Οικονομίας, εκδόσεις Πατάκη, 2006
Γ. Αργείτης (επιμέλεια), Οικονομικές Αλλαγές και Κοινωνικές Αντιθέσεις στην Ελλάδα, εκδόσεις “Τυπωθήτω” - Γιώργος Δαρδανός, 2005
Δ. Χιόνης-Γ. Κορρές, Ελληνική Οικονομία, εκδόσεις Σταμούλη, 2003