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School of Economics and Finance

Covid-19 can spark an opportunity to reverse the Greek brain drain


Professor George Skiadopoulos, says "this is a fine example of how opportunities may arise in these bleak times. Greece has taken precautionary measures and imposed a lockdown in time, thus preventing the spread of Covid-19 and ensuring the safety of its citizens. This has enticed many well educated Greeks, who had immigrated to other countries because of the Greek sovereign debt crises and the subsequent severe economic recession (2010-2018), to return temporarily to Greece to protect themselves and their families."

Read more on the Kathimerini (Greek version)