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Apostolis Philippopoulos

Apostolis Philippopoulos is Professor of Economics at Athens University of Economics and Business.

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The public sector has grown substantially in the last fifty years. In the euro area, for example, total government expenditures have been around fifty percent of GDP since the early 2000s, resulting in a growing tax burden or high public debt or both. At the same time, government had intervened in all aspects of economic life, from the provision of public goods and services to product and labor market regulation.