Planet Money http://michiganradio.org en Podcast: How office politics could take down Europe http://michiganradio.org/post/podcast-how-office-politics-could-take-down-europe If you're looking for the beginning — and, possibly, the end — of the European financial crisis, you can find it in a single building: The Greek statistics office, at 46 Peireos Street in Athens.<p>We visited recently and found what may be the world's most high-stakes game of office politics.<p>On one side: The technocrats, led by Andreas Georgiou, who was appointed last year to run the office.<p>On the other : The old guard, including Konstantinos Skordas.<p>Georgiou's technocratic ways — like reporting Greek deficit figures directly to European authorities — have landed him in hot water with Sat, 17 Dec 2011 11:27:02 +0000 Planet Money 5451 at http://michiganradio.org Podcast: How office politics could take down Europe