Our country could generate tens of billions of Euros annually attracting retirees, those seeking to combine medical treatment with travel, and vacationers looking for health and wellness options. It is a big market, and an even bigger—currently under-exploited—opportunity.
Emma Marcegaglia, President of BusinessEurope, writes down the 7 key actions that Europe must take, in this chapter for the diaNEOsis book "The Future Of Europe".
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.
The chapter written by the President of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT), Benoît Potier, for the diaNEOsis book "The Future Of Europe".
Former President of the EU Parliament and of the Konrad Adenauer foundation, Hans-Gert Pöttering, explores the three difficult but fundamental challenges that Europe must to come to terms with, in this chapter written for the diaNEOsis book "The Future of Europe".
How lowering primary surpluses, taxes and social insurance contributions can lead to higher growth, more employment and a sustainable public debt.
What will the consequences be for the country's agricultural production? How will tourism be affected? How much will the urban environment be impacted, and how grave will the danger for forests and cultural heritage monuments be? What will happen to the coasts? How severe will the impact on beaches or ports be? How will public health be affected? The new diaNEOsis study provides answers.
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.
Why did Greece’s former production model fail? What were its most significant problems? How can we now, after six years of crisis, design a new and viable plan?
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.