Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

  • Cypriot Euro

    The Eurozone: A “Cypriout?”

    Jul 12, 13 • 523 Views • No Comments

    First people were concerned about a Grexit and now it’s the Cypriout. A German euro, a Greek euro, indeed all euros are supposed to be the same money. Traveling across the eurozone, in any of the 17 countries with the euro as its currency, people should...  [read more]

  • Small Dogs Like Pomeranians are Typical in Brazil

    Pooches and Prosperity

    Nov 16, 12 • 411 Views • 1 Comment

    Chloe and Gus, my daughter’s miniature Pomeranians, consume organic dog food and use wee-wee pads, they visit the vet, the groomer, and enjoy their treats and toys. Because of Chloe and Gus, my cats, and the dogs in 1 out of every 4 households in the US, we...  [read more]

  • euro zone map

    A New Greek (Economic) Fuel: Olive Oil

    Oct 26, 12 • 1766 Views • No Comments

    The Greek government needs its newest bailout infusion. But in return, austerity would include (among many other requirements) cutting certain civil servants’ salaries by as much as 35%, raising the retirement age again but this time to 67, and...  [read more]

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    Luxembourg Yogurt?

    Oct 13, 12 • 268 Views • No Comments

    For this Greece update, some past and current information… Soon after the euro was launched on January 1, 2002, a €76,000 bank heist near Athens became the first major euro robbery. Near Athens also, with the new currency launch, it took 3 staff...  [read more]

  • Video Game Economics

    Oct 10, 12 • 417 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes a virtual world can show us some economic reality. Here is the story: There once was a Greek economist who, for many years, happily wrote papers and taught classes, in (he said) his “academic cocoon.” However, as the euro-zone calamity...  [read more]