|Subject Area||Free of Specialization Areas|
|Semester||Semester 8 – Spring|
The course presents the historical evolution, the structure, the main problems as well as the perspectives of the Greek Economy. The aim of this course is to prepare future economists to deal with the macroeconomic reality they will face after their graduation.
The module examines the development of the Greek economy and the phases it has gone through over the years starting with the examination of the economic and production structure in the early years of national independence though to the first post-war decades focusing on key economic indicators and the development of institutions. It then concentrates on the performance of the economy in the last decades through a periodization focusing on the characteristics of each period on the basis of key macroeconomic indices and aspects of the economic policy. It examines the development of the main economic sectors, brings to the forth structural problems and weaknesses and takes up topics and themes of the current economic situation.