Anti-europeanism on the rise, institutions in crisis, social conservatism and economic liberalism: Who are the Greeks today? diaNEOsis’ new survey reveals some truths we had suspected, data we had anticipated, and some impressive and unexpected findings.
diaNEOsis is a non-profit think-tank based in Athens, Greece. The institute publishes academic research, policy recommendations and investigative journalism.
We aim to actively contribute to public discourse on social and economic issues, and to promote change and meaningful political reform.
One crucial problem of the Greek production model is that the share of innovative industries is much lower than in other EU economies, in stark contrast to the rich scientific potential of the country.
What is the scale of tax evasion in Greece? Who are those evading taxes? And what can be done to fight the problem?
The diaNEOsis survey calculates the percentage of the population living below the extreme poverty line and formulates realistic proposals for solving the problem.
How are Greeks dealing with the refugee crisis? How do they perceive the problem, its scale and its causes?
DiaNEOsis first major survey on Greek values, views and ideas took place in 2015. This essay is an in-depth analysis of the survey's main conclusions.