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The government submitted to Parliament on Tuesday an amendment paving the way for the latest energy subsidy scheme to be launched in the coming weeks, a programme New Democracy hopes will assuage the public and win back some of the support it has lost over the last few months as the cost-of-living crisis has gripped Greek households.
The Greek government came into office in 2019 promising tax cuts and the adoption of the Stability and Growth Pact escape clause by the eurozone during the pandemic allowed New Democracy to reduce the tax wedge on labour, along with 43 billion euros of Covid-related relief over 2020 and 2021.
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Macroeconomic projections are an essential building block of any budgetary plan. This column studies the one-year-ahead budgetary projections from the Stability and Convergence Programmes of EU member states and finds that the most important variable explaining budget balance errors is GDP growth. More optimism in GDP growth projections produces more optimistic budgetary projections. The findings call for delegating the construction of output projections to adequately equipped national independent fiscal institutions.
Declining fertility rates and longer life expectancies are producing an ageing global population. This column investigates the challenges that rapidly ageing societies pose to systems of long-term care. To avoid shortages in the workforce, the long-term care industry should endeavour to improve working conditions while also recruiting workers from a larger pool. Investing in disability prevention and rehabilitation are also promising avenues to absorb pressure from growing long-term care needs.