Philip Ammerman interviewed on Al Jazeera's Counting the Cost


Philip Ammerman was interviewed on Al Jazeera's Counting the Cost, a weekly new programme hosted by Kamahl Santamaria.


The subject was the Greek debt crisis. Philip presented the actual interest costs of Greek debt, which are 1.7% compared to a US effective rate of 2.4%. The discussion revolved around the costs and requirements of structural reform and the need for a pro-growth agenda for Greece.


The data shown by Al Jazeera are taken from Navigator's January 19th article "Are Greece's Creditors Really Loan Sharks?"


The programme can be viewed here.


Greece: The debt challenge


The new Greek government wants to renegotiate bailout terms, but will eurozone leaders give way to Syriza's demands?


http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/countingthecost/2015/01/greece-debt-challenge-150131073941721.html