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Greeks in 5th spot globally in believing religion is important, Global Pew Survey shows
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Greeks in 5th spot globally in believing religion is important, Global Pew Survey shows

Panos - Oct 29, 2019

Greeks are in the top 5 nationalities that consider religion important, according to Pew’s Global Attitudes Survey. Greeks are 5th (56%), with Ethiopians (98%) taking top spot,…

What Can The Ancient Greeks And Romans Teach Us About Leadership?
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What Can The Ancient Greeks And Romans Teach Us About Leadership?

Panos - Oct 02, 2019

You might think that self-help is a modern phenomenon. You might also think that the nuggets of advice we get from today’s most revered leaders are, in…

Greeks lonelier than other Europeans, EC study finds
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Greeks lonelier than other Europeans, EC study finds

Panos - Jul 01, 2019

Greeks, along with other Southern and Eastern Europeans feel lonelier and more socially isolated than other Europeans, according to a recent survey by the Joint Research Centre…

Greeks prouder of their identity than other Europeans, survey finds
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Greeks prouder of their identity than other Europeans, survey finds

Panos - May 13, 2019

A recent survey found that Greeks are more proud of their history and identity compared to their Europeans. According to the data from the Ipsos survey, four…

Greeks lost nearly 1/4 of their income during economic crisis, Eurostat data shows
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Greeks lost nearly 1/4 of their income during economic crisis, Eurostat data shows

makis - Dec 14, 2018

Greeks saw nearly a quarter of their average annual income vanish as a result of the economic crisis that hit the country in 2008-2017, as the latest…

Previous Next One in three Greeks are against living next to gays, wide scale survey shows
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Previous Next One in three Greeks are against living next to gays, wide scale survey shows

Panos - Sep 25, 2018

Greek research and policy Institute “Dianoesis” conducted a wide scale study in collaboration with Metron Analysis profiling the beliefs and opinions of the average Greek on a…

6 things you (probably) didn’t know about the ancient Greeks
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6 things you (probably) didn’t know about the ancient Greeks

Panos - Aug 23, 2018

From the true identity of the poet Homer to the elephants used as the first 'weapons of mass destruction', there is much to fascinate in the stories…

New website helps Greeks abroad deal with Greece’s bureaucracy
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New website helps Greeks abroad deal with Greece’s bureaucracy

makis - Jun 27, 2018

As they met with fellow Greeks from abroad, two business partners — Stefanos Vamvakaris and Panagiotis Markos — saw the increasing need for an online service to…

Greeks Feel the Pain of Being Normal Again
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Greeks Feel the Pain of Being Normal Again

Panos - Feb 21, 2018

The prevalent belief in Europe is that the crisis is all but over in Greece: the economy is growing, the country just raised money from bond investors,…

Ancient Greeks painted their gods in vibrant colours
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Ancient Greeks painted their gods in vibrant colours

Panos - Feb 01, 2018

For 15 years now, the traveling exhibition Gods in Colour, has been constantly moving from one city of the world to another, challenging the long-established idea that…

Survey: 53% of Greeks believe life was better 50 years ago
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Survey: 53% of Greeks believe life was better 50 years ago

Panos - Dec 18, 2017

More than half of Greeks (53%) believe that the standard of living in Greece today is worse than it was 50 years ago, according to a survey…

Greeks getting “virtual divorces” to save money!
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Greeks getting “virtual divorces” to save money!

makis - Nov 07, 2017

Divorces in Greece are on the rise, as married couples are trying to take advantage of laws that favour singles regarding tax cuts. With increased financial burdens…

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Greeks Consume 40% Less than Euro Zone Average

Panos - Oct 31, 2017

Consumer spending in Greece has declined by 36 billion euros in seven years, with the annual nominal consumer spending per capita in Greece being 12,940 euros, compared…

Only 23% Greeks see economic growth in EU, survey shows
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Only 23% Greeks see economic growth in EU, survey shows

makis - Oct 18, 2017

According to a European Parliament survey, Greeks are skeptical about joining the EU and its benefits, with only 23% believing that the EU is contributing to economic…

Greeks cut back on energy and food to pay taxes
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Greeks cut back on energy and food to pay taxes

makis - Aug 23, 2017

Greek households used 56 million litres less petrol during the first six months of the year, according to data from the Ministry for Environment, while the annual…

The Greeks Really Do Have Near Mythical Origins, Ancient DNA Reveals
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The Greeks Really Do Have Near Mythical Origins, Ancient DNA Reveals

Panos - Aug 10, 2017

Ever since the days of Homer, Greeks have long idealized their Mycenaean ''ancestors'' in epic poems and classic tragedies that glorify the exploits of Odysseus, King Agamemnon,…

Greeks consume 27% less food, Bank of Greece survey finds
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Greeks consume 27% less food, Bank of Greece survey finds

makis - Jul 20, 2017

Bank of Greece (BoG) study reveals a collapse in Greeks’ net wealth, assets, income and consumption of goods and services. One of the most shocking findings in…

Greeks have the least trust in their government: OECD Report
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Greeks have the least trust in their government: OECD Report

Panos - Jul 18, 2017

Trust in government serves as a vital driving force for a country’s economic development, increases the effectiveness of governmental decisions, as well as leading to greater compliance…

1 in 2 Greeks aged 18-35 live off their parents, study shows!
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1 in 2 Greeks aged 18-35 live off their parents, study shows!

makis - Jul 17, 2017

Nearly half the Greek youth (48%) between the ages of 18-35 said their main source of income was from immediate or extended family members, according to a…

24 Percent of Young Greeks are Unable to Name Four or More EU Achievements
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24 Percent of Young Greeks are Unable to Name Four or More EU Achievements

Panos - Jun 19, 2017

84 percent of Greeks age16-25 say that peace is the most important result of the country’s membership in the European Union, according to an upcoming survey. The…