Greece is the Economist’s country of the year for 2023

Brazil and Poland also reached the podium:

But after years of painful restructuring, Greece topped our annual ranking of rich-world economies in 2023. Its centre-right government was re-elected in June. Its foreign policy is pro-America, pro-eu and wary of Russia. Greece shows that from the verge of collapse it is possible to enact tough, sensible economic reforms, rebuild the social contract, exhibit restrained patriotism—and still win elections. With half the world due to vote in 2024, democrats everywhere should pay heed.

I updated the list of winners (which is still one of the most popular pages of this blog).

And, well, maybe I should update this blog more frequently.