The Monitor's View Why Germany should invest in Greece

The Jan. 25 Greek election results may be about ending fiscal austerity and heavy debt burdens. But any relief needs to be coupled with a boost for Greek abilities to be better entrepreneurs – and be competitive enough to pay off debts.



When people sink deep in debt, two things often happen. They renegotiate with creditors. And they retool themselves to make more money. After a historic election Jan. 25, Greece now has leaders ready to do both.