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Welcome to the Articles section of our website. Articles are first-person analytical or reflective writing that comments on a particular aspect of economics, politics, technology, innovation or other aspect of our work and environment. All opinions expressed are personal to the authors. Please contact us for information on article reproduction or sharing. 

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16 October 2021

The Cyprus national elections of May 2021 showed that despite national outrage over corruption, there were few political consequences for the leading political parties. This article assesses public sector performance in Cyprus in terms of the role of the state in the economy, and the impunity with which responsibility for major economic disasters is avoided. 


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29 May 2020

The 2-month lockdown and subsequent measures to open the economy has caused significant damage to the Cypriot and world economy. This article explores how to understand risk, how to prepare for it, and the mindset needed to institutionalize it in companies and start-ups.


Covid 19

6 April 2020

This is a brief update on the coronavirus and its impact on tourism and the economy in Greece. Despite the laudable measures taken by the Government, Greece's high exposure to the tourism sector means that a deep recession is inevitable. 


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03 December 2019

The government of Cyprus, in association with the private sector, has been implementing a multi-spectrum, investment-led development policy based on attracting foreign capital inflows.


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19 February 2019

One of the most frequently-asked questions I encounter is whether the Cypriot Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) is a bubble, and whether the current building boom in large construction projects in Cyprus can be continued.