December 8th, 2014
Episode 96 of 836 episodes
Demonstrators were back on the streets of Athens at the weekend, as the government voted through its latest budget. And now the Troika meets to decide whether Greece has met the austerity measures needed to receive the next bail out instalment of 1.8 billion euros. Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis from the Hellenic Observatory and European Institute, part of the London School of Economics joins us to consider what's happening in the Greek economy. And we'll be discussing how to mend the skills gaps that can cripple economies - Lucy Kellaway thinks the world of on-line dating could help.
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