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Disposable income of Greek households has increased, claims …

“The disposable income of Greek households has increased in the last two year,” Panagiotis Rigas said on Friday. Who is P. Rigas? The General Secretary of Greece’s governing SYRIZA. In an interview with Athens 984 radio, Rigas claimed the disposable income of Greek households has increased in the past two …

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Survey: Greek households trapped between poverty and debts

More than one-third of the Greek households are trapped and squeezed between poverty and debts as the disposable income dramatically decreased, a survey conducted in December 2014 found out. According to a the survey conducted by the Institute for Small Enterprises of the Greek Federation of Craftsmen and Merchants (IME-GSEBEE), …

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Greek households survey: economic suffocation under the shining “success story”

Four in ten Greek households have at least one unemployed member, one in three fears to lose its home, one in ten had to sell assets in order to pay obligations, one in three cannot pay utility bills and mortgage installments. The list of so-called “Greece’s  success story” is long …

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Disposable income of Greek households decline 10.6% in 3Q 2012

 The disposable income of Greek households was reduced by 10.6% in the third quarter of 2012, Greek Statistics Authority ELSTAT announced on Friday. Main reasons for the loss are: salary decreases by 11.3%, social welfare benefits decreases by 10.2% and income and wealth (a.o. property) tax increases at 17.7%.  Disposable …

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Greeks in the Tropic of Austerity

Wherever you sit and stand you will get confronted with private stories and destinies in the Tropic of Greek Austerity.  A huge scissors made of steel cuts salaries, pensions and jobs. Within a single month people see their income vanished and they have to cope with just 550 euro to feed their …

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