Greek statistics: disinformation and misperceptions

Greek statistics: disinformation and misperceptions


Thousands of pages, papers, articles, opinions and TV documentaries have been published around the globe, during the last 5 years, aiming to explain the Greek crisis and its causes. In this venture, one of the most dangerous over- simplifications was that one should focus on the 2004-2009 Kostas Karamanlis government era.

Those arguments go as if, during those 5 years, the worst things happened in the country, including debt, budget deficit and huge inflation of the public sector, which final...


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