"It is astonishing what foolish things one can temporarily believe if one thinks too long alone, particularly in economics". John Maynard Keynes (1936, The General Theory).

Sunday, 30 December 2012

The dissertation, at last!

You may download my dissertation in 3 files, from this link http://www.academia.edu/2341923/Exchange_networks_and_parallel_currencies_Theoretical_approaches_and_the_case_of_Greece or http://www.scribd.com/Irene_Sotiropoulou This link is temporary, as the University Library will upload the file the following weeks. Till then, you may copy this link on your browser or click on the link at the left column of the blog.

Friday, 21 December 2012

Today, i have had my viva exam, and, miraculously, I passed the exam! Indeed, i could not believe that this happened at last, exactly because i had problems till the last moment, actually problems which were beyond my reach to resolve. THat way this part of my research is over and the entire dissertation will be available online in a few days, in english and in greek, at last! To write my thanks at this post for all those people who helped me, is not comparable to the generous support i received all those years. You will read the acknowledgements in the dissertation anyway, therefore I am not bothering you now about that. I would like you only to know that the material collected for the dissertation has not been used in its entirety, because it was huge, but i will have the chance to study again and thoroughly the knowledge which all those people generously offered me and i hope that i will return it again to where it belongs. In this blog, there will be published my dissertation (or a link to it) and any texts emerged from this research project. For other research projects and publications, you may temporarily visit my research facebook account (in Greek only, but many posts might be accessible in english or in other languages), because this account will remain active, as i will be working on this field in the future too: Ανταλλαγές Παράλληλα Νομίσματα Later, there will be other blogs or posts on websites concerning new publications and projects.