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Divisions in the EU over the migrant issue.

As six EU countries agree to take in over 200 migrants stranded off Malta Dr Felicita Tramontana agrues that the deal further underlines divisions in the EU over the migrant issue.


Tough bailout implementation lies ahead in Greece - Dr Dennis Novy

"Alexis Tsipras couldn't crush European resistance towards his left-wing election promises when he was prime minister earlier this year. As a result, his Syriza party is split, and he has lost some of his shine." University of Warwick economist Dr Dennis Novy reacts to the result of Greece's election on Sunday 20 September.


Stakes could hardly be higher as another Greek election looms – Dr Dennis Novy

"For the second time this year, the Greek people vote in a new parliament on Sunday. The Greek economy is on its knees and unemployment is sky-high. Nagging deflation increases the burden of debt. So the stakes could hardly be higher" writes Dr Dennis Novy.

Fri 18 Sep 2015, 12:51 | Tags: Economics, Greece, Expert comment, International

"Many German politicians are still leaning towards Grexit" - Dr Dennis Novy

Dr Dennis Novy, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, says that while "a new bailout deal will likely be reached between Greece and its creditors" and that the political climate in Brussels has improved", many German politicians are still leaning towards Grexit and the IMF is not on board.

Tue 11 Aug 2015, 09:07 | Tags: Economics, Banks, Greece

Will the IMF persevere in its decision to refuse participating in a deal that does not stand any chance of coming true? - Professor Marianna Fotaki

Professor Marianna Fotaki, Professor of Business Ethics at Warwick Business School commenting on criticism from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today of the terms of a bailout deal for Greece, asks the question, will the IMF persevere in its decision to refuse participating in a deal that does not stand any chance of coming true?

Wed 15 Jul 2015, 11:53 | Tags: Economics, Greece, Current Affairs, Economics and Finance