Figure It

A podcast to go beyond the headlines. Economic, political and social analysis on Cyprus by Fiona Mullen, Director of Sapienta Economics.

https://islandtalks.fm/series/fi/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 9 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 1 Monate.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 hours 53 minutes

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Figure It – Episode 9: Mustafa Besim unpacks Turkey’s economic protocol with the Turkish Cypriots (10/6/2022)


In this episode of Figure It, Sapienta Economics Director Fiona Mullen talks to Dr Mustafa Besim, Professor of Economics at Eastern Mediterranean University and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, about the economy of northern Cyprus, in parti


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 2022-06-10  33m
 
 

Figure It – Episode 8: Migration in Cyprus: unpacking the numbers with Nasia Hadjigeorgiou (24/11/2021)


In this episode of Figure It, Sapienta Economics Director Fiona Mullen talks to Dr Nasia Hadjigeorgiou, Assistant Professor in Human Rights and Transitional Justice at the Cyprus campus of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), about the many and


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 2021-11-22  33m
 
 

Figure It – Episode 7: East Med geopolitics with Madalina Vicari (21/6/2021)


In this seventh episode of Figure It, Sapienta Economics Director Fiona Mullen discusses recent geopolitical developments in the region with independent analyst Madalina Vicari. How significant is the EU’s application to become an observer member of the


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 2021-06-19  24m
 
 

Figure It – Episode 6: Halloumi/Hellim and the Green Line Regulation (20/5/2021)


In this sixth episode of Figure It, Sapienta Economics Director Fiona Mullen discusses the famous squeaky cheese of Cyprus, known as hellim in Turkish and halloumi in Greek, with the former president of the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce and current


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 2021-05-19  31m
 
 

Figure It – Episode 5: Chevron and East Med gas (16/9/2020)


In this week’s episode, Sapienta Economics Director Fiona Mullen talks about the commercial aspects of natural gas with the East Mediterranean Editor of Middle East Economic Survey (MEES), Peter Stevenson. The recent bid by US energy giant Chevron to buy


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 2020-09-15  21m
 
 

Figure It – Episode 4: Attracting students in the Covid-19 age (17/8/2020)


In this episode of Figure It, Fiona Mullen of Sapienta Economics hosts international student Femi Obasa to discuss the large contribution of universities in northern Cyprus to the economy and to hear tips on what universities globally can do to attract a


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 2020-08-13  34m
 
 

Figure It – Episode 3: The hidden powers of gender equality (18/7/2020)


In this weeks episode Sapienta Economics Director Fiona Mullen and gender technical specialist Sophia Papastavrou discuss why gender equality is good for profits, why pandemics are always so tough on women, and what research says about finding a peace ag


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 2020-07-18  14m
 
 

Figure It – Episode 2: Comparing notes about the economic policy response in Cyprus with Mustafa Besim (2/6/2020)


In this weeks episode I talk to fellow economist Professor Mustafa Besim about economic issues in Cyprus. With the lockdown hitting small business and households, we compare notes about the economic policy response on both sides of the island and discuss


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 2020-06-02  18m
 
 

Figure It – Episode 1: Talking Covid-19 in Cyprus with Rüştü Yücel and Christophoros Christophorou. What comes next? (4/5/2020)


As new Covid-19 virus cases hit zero in the northern part of Cyprus and single digits in the south, I talk to Rüştü Yücel and Christoforos Christoforos how this compares with elsewhere, what it means for tourism and whether life can really ever get back


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 2020-05-04  20m
 
 
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