Economic Analysis and Presentations

Economic Analysis and Presentations – Greece and International

November 25, 2022Restarting The Greek Financial Sector: A Comprehensive Set of ProposalsdiaNEOsis
February 19, 2022Post-Pandemic ChallengesLSESU Hellenic Society Conference: “Greece 2022: Semper Ad Meliora”
November 5, 2021The Post-Pandemic Greek Bank Challenges6th Thessaloniki Summit 2021
June 9, 2021The 2021 New ESG Priorities of Bank Boards in Greece“On the Board Agenda 2021: Explore the new priorities of Board agenda”, webinar organized by Deloitte Greece
March 4, 2021The Post Pandemic Economic & Financial Landscape in CyprusLife Changing Ideas 2020-2021, Circles with Business Leaders
September 22, 2020After the Pandemic what? The consequences on the Greek economy and its financial sectorΗ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ ΜΕΤΑ IV: ΜΕΤΑ (;) ΤΗΝ ΠΑΝΔΗΜΙΑ: Κύκλος ΙV
December 13, 2019Greek banks: A challenging road ahead
GET INVOLVED Annual Conference at the Bank of Greece
November 14, 2019Greek growth: Is a jump start possible?Thessaloniki Summit 2019
September 20, 2019Overview of the Greek Crisis CEPR European Conference on Household Finance 2019, Rodos Palace Hotel
June 19, 20192019 H2: A new beginning for the Greek economyE-Kyklos, Divani Caravel Hotel
June 3, 2019Banking Challenges in GreeceThe International Journal of Accounting Symposium Monday , June 3, 2019, 15:00 – 16:30 Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens, Greece
March 1, 2019What's Next For European BanksDELPHI ECONOMIC FORUM IV – The Challenge of Inclusive Growth – Delphi, Greece
October 5, 2018The European Arm of the International Financial CrisisConference on “The 2007-2008 Global Financial Crisis Revisited”, Center for International Securities & Derivatives Markets, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst
October 4 , 2018Style Inattention in Ownership and Expected Stock ReturnsIsenberg School of Management , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
August 22 – 24, 2018Economic Policy Uncertainty, Political Uncertainty and the Greek Economic CrisisStanford Institute for Theoretical Economics, MACRO ECONOMICS OF UNCERTAINTY AND VOLATILITY
May 31, 2018Greek Economic OutlookEconomic Chamber of Greece, The Greek Economy After The Closing of the 3rd Adjustment Programme
May 24, 2018Economic Policy Uncertainty, Political Uncertainty and the Greek Economic CrisisThe American School of Classical Studies
May 10, 2018Can the Eurozone Reform?Economist Conference on: “Governance and regional arteries for Growth: Europe’s momentum – Greece’s impetus,” Wyndham Loutraki Poseidon Resort, Greece, May 10-11, 2018
March 2, 2018The Euro Area Crisis and the Role of GreeceMidwest Finance Association Annual Meetings, San Antonio, Texas, United States
November 8, 2017Is the Greek Crisis Coming to an End in August 2018?Association of Chief Executive Officers (ΕΑΣΕ), Athens, Greece
October 2, 2017Greek Crisis and Greek BanksMIT Press Book Presentation, "Beyond Austerity" edited by C. Meghir, C. Pissarides, D. Vayanos and N. Vettas, Presentation of the Financial Sector, Athens, Greece
September 1, 2017Financial Development and the Credit Cycle in GreeceBeyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy, MIT Press, pp. 251-305
July 11, 2017Style Concentration in Ownership and Expected Stock Returns16th CRETE Annual Meetings in Milos island, Greece
June 30, 2017Greek Crisis Phase II: Can Growth Return?European Financial Management Association Annual Meetings, Panel Discussion, Athens, Greece
June 30, 2017Style Concentration in Ownership and Expected Stock ReturnsEuropean Financial Management Association Annual Meetings, Athens, Greece (with G. Karalas)
March 9, 2017What follows Greek Crisis Phase II
March 3, 2017Trapped in Greek Crisis Phase II?2nd Delphi Economic Forum, "Outlook for Greece and the Region: 2020-2030" Delphi, Greece
October 22, 2016A New Greek Crisis? Causes, Consequeces and the Way AheadNavarino Network, 5th Thessaloniki International Symposium, "The world in 2017 and beyond: In search of Stability,” Thessaloniki, Greece
October 11, 2016Greek Crisis Phase II: The Way ForwardICAP 9th Annual Conference on Credit Risk Management, Athens, Greece
June 22, 2016Greek Crisis Phase II: Is it Over?Economist events, "Europe: Shaken or Stirred? Greece: A Skilful Acrobat?"
April 26, 2016Greek Crisis Phase II: More Pain in Sight?University of Geneva, International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
February 27, 2016Debt Overhang and Growth Implications1st Delphi Economic Forum, "Outlook for Greee and the Region," panel discussion, Delphi, Greece
February 25, 2016Greece in the Post-Crisis European Monetary UnionAmerican University of Beirut, Suliman S. Olayan School of Business, Beirut, Lebanon; Key Note Address to Columbia University Alumni
December 21, 2015Greece in a Continuing Crisis and the Challenge of ReformsFinancial Engineering and Banking Society 6th Annual Conference, Key-Note Speech, Athens, Greece
October 12, 2015William McGrew's book: "Educating Across Cultures"A research documentary of the history of Anatolia College in Turkey and Greece; Discussant of the second half of the book; event took place at Anatolia College, Thessaloniki, Greece
September 22, 2015Greece and Europe: Beyond the Financial CrisisHarvard University, Keynote Speech, Opening Ceremony of the 2nd Annual Summit on the Future of Europe, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies of Harvard University
June 29, 2015Greece in a TrapMultinational Finance Society Annual Meetings, Key Note Address, Halkidiki, Greece
June 18, 2015Greece: Is Sovereign Debt a Constraint on Growth?19th Annual International Conference on Real Options, Panel Discussion, Athens, Greece
May 18, 2015Greece: We were so Close to a major Take-offLondon Business School, Conference on "Greece: Seeking a Way Forward," London, May 18-19, 2015
April 30, 2015Economic Distress inside the European Monetary Union: Post-Election Risks of the Greek EconomyU.C. Berkeley Department of Economics & Department of Political Science, Berkeley, California
April 29, 2015Current Developments in Greece: Can Economic Policy change with a New Government?U. C. Berkeley, I.E.S., 180 Doe Library, Berkeley, California
April 18, 2015Economic Distress inside the European Monetary UnionMultinational Finance Society Spring Meetings, Plenary Talk, Larnaca, Cyprus
February 26, 2015Post-Election Risks of the Greek EconomyEuropean Systemic Risk Board, Scientific Advisory Committee, Frankfurt, Germany (jointly with D. Vayanos)
May 21, 2014Are We There Yet? Transformation of the European Banking SectorTwo-day Brussels BNP Paribas conference "The Future of Banking: Confidence and Value," Panel discussion with Julio Durán, Jos Heuvelman, Tomás Varela Muiña and Christopher Drennen
May 7, 2014The Post-Crisis Future of the Greek EconomyAmerican College of Thessaloniki conference on growth, Thessaloniki, Greece, with K. Botopoulos, Y. Kontopoulos and F. Varvoglis (Photos)
May 6, 2014Martin Hellwig’s presentation on "Banks, Governments, and Monetary Union in the Crisis"Event sponsored by IOBE; Discussant of Hellwig's presentation and extension to the case of Greek banks, Athens Music Hall
April 4, 2014Banking Crisis and the Future of BankingMultinational Finance Society Symposium, Spring 2014, Round table Discussion on "The Future of Banking and Cyprus," with P. Florides, A. Michaelides and St. Zenios, Larnaca, Cyprus
April 3, 2014Greek BanksDEREE College conference on “Drivers of economic growth – The day after for Greece,” Athens, Greece
February 7, 2014Europe without Euro?Συνέδριο "Τολμήστε για τη Δημοκρατία" της Nouvel Observateur & Καθημερινής στο Μέγαρο Μουσικής, Αθήνα, σε Πάνελ με Κ. Μποτόπουλο, Ν. Ξυδάκη, Γ. Παγουλάτο, Jean-Marc Daniel και Dan O'Brien (Φωτο)
January 13, 2014Eleni Panagiotarea's book: "Greece in the Euro: Economic Delinquecy or System Failure?"Discussant of the book together with Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Lucas Tsoukalis (Photos)
October 10, 2013European & Greek Banks crossing New TerritoryConference on “The Euro, Greece & the Southern Periphery,” Session 3 on the European Banking Sector; organized by the LSE Hellenic Observatory & the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe, the Hellenic Centre
September 12, 2013Overcoming the Crisis in GreeceCentre of Planning and Economic Research, Athens
June 5, 2013Greek Economic Reforms: Building a Solid Environment for Growth2nd Greek Investment Forum, New York City
May 24, 2013Lessons for Monetary Policy from the Euro-Area crisisDiscussion of Charles Goodhart's paper, Bank of Greece Conference, “The crisis in the Euro-Area,” Athens
March 21, 2013Greece in the Middle of a StormPresentation to EMAC members of the European Banking Federation, Brussels
January 24, 2013Ingredients of Growth in a Shrinking EconomyKonrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and IOBE, Athens
January 22, 2013From Crisis to Growth: When and How?ALBA Business School, Athens
December 14, 2012Greece in the Euro Area: Opportunities & Risks aheadHellenic Finance and Accounting Association, Athens
November 9, 2012Greece Facing an Uncertain FutureEconomist Conference, "Credit risk management for banking and business: Finding Liquidity," Athens
October 25, 2012Greece in the Euro Era: From Crisis to GrowthMaliotis Cultural Center in Boston
June 27, 2012GREXIT: A Possibility that carries significant CostsIESE School of Business, Barcelona, Spain
May 22, 2012Greece in the Euro Area: A Difficult Road AheadHarvard University, Seminar at "The Minda de Gunzburg" Center for European Studies, Boston
March 13, 2012Greece at a crossroadsForeign correspondents in Athens organized by the EU Representation in Greece
November 2, 2011Europe at a crossroads: The Greek & Euro Area Sovereign Debt CrisisTufts University, academic seminar in the Department of Economics; same seminar delivered at RPI the following day.
September 28, 2011Euro Area and Greece: Can we escape the crisis?Book Presentation of "Intenational Crisis, EU Crisis and the Greek financial system," G. Hardouvelis and Chr. Gortsos editors, American College of Thessaloniki
May 16, 2011The Greek Crisis, its Resolution and Implications for the EU and beyondJoint Vienna Institute with the IMF in Austria, public lecture
March 16, 2011Euro Area's new Architecture and the Greek multi-year AdventureColloquium, Anatolia College, Thessaloniki
January 11, 2011The Sovereign Debt Debate and GreeceLondon School of Economics, academic seminar at the Hellenic Observatory
October 22, 2010The Greek Stability Program in the Post Crisis WorldHarvard University, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Conference on "Greece, Portugal, Spain and the European Sovereign Debt Crisis"
September 24, 2010Commencement Time For The Greek EconomyPanel of discussion on the Greek economic crisis in a conference on Household Finance in Athens, organized by CFS of Goethe University
August 25, 2010The Greek Economy & its Stability ProgramFederal Reserve Bank of New York, New York City
July 10, 2010The Sovereign Debt Debate and Greece9th Conference on Research on Economic Theory & Econometrics in Tinos island
June 21, 2010Actions for a less Procyclical Financial SystemAlexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation Conference on “Financial and Economic Crisis: The Return to Stability,” Athens, Greece
June 4, 2010Greece's Economics Commencement9th conference of the European Economics & Finance Society, Athens (
May 7, 2010The International Financial Crisis & the Recent Greek/EMU CrisisAmerican College of Thessaloniki, 1st International Conference of the Anatolia Institute of Management Leadership, Thessaloniki
March 8, 2010Greek Economy: A New Path ForwardColloquium “Crossroads in the Greek economy,” organized by the Young Presidents Organization (, Goulandris Museum, Kiffisia, Athens
January 21, 2010Greece & Greek Banks after the CrisisFinancial Times, Global Events Conference on "The Future of Banking in Greece," Grande Bretagne Hotel - Athens
December 1, 2009Greek Banks after the CrisisAmerican Hellenic Chamber of Commerce annual conference, session on “Banking and real investment growth," Athens
November 26, 2009Japanese Business Management: Facing the Post-Crisis New Global Economic EnvironmentEmbassy of Japan in Athens, 110th ANNIVERSARY GREEK – JAPANESE FRIENDLY TIES, Key-Note Lecture on Japanese Business Management, Athens Music Hall
November 19, 2009The World after the Crisis: S.E.E Challenges & Prospects3rd South Eastern Economic Research Workshop, Bank of Greece, Athens
November 2, 2009The International Crisis and Future Economic Challenges9th Economic Summit of the Republic of Serbia entitled “Weathering through the world Economic Crisis”
October 20, 2009The Great Recession & the Real Estate MarketProdexpo - Real Estate & Development in Greece & South Eastern Europe Conference - Aegli Zappeiou
October 16, 2009Banking in the SEEs: Crisis Effects, Outlook and RisksBank of Greece & the University of Oxford (SEESOX) conference, Lecture in Session II: “Challenges and Prospects of South East European Economies in the Wake of the Financial Crisis,” Athens
June 17, 2009Financial Crisis and the Future Path of the Global EconomyAlumni Association of the Department of Banking and Financial Management of University of Piraeus, Key Note Address in collloquium
March 18, 2009The Financial Crisis and the Region of South Eastern EuropeAthens Conference: “The Financial Crisis: Managing in Challening Times” with Paul Krugman
February 16, 2009The International Financial Crisis: Impact on the Romanian Economy and Future ProspectsConference organized by the Romanian-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
October 13, 2008The Need for Structural Reforms in GreeceBritish-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Conference on "Greece's Structural Economic reforms: A faster pace towards stabilization & Development," Athens
September 23, 2008The Global Credit Crunch and its ConsequencesFinancial Times Conference on "Banking on Greece: Maximizing opportunities for growth and expansion, " Athens
August 28, 2008Accruals, Net Stock Issues and Value-Glamour Anomalies: New Evidence on Their RelationEuropean Finance Association annual meetings - EFA 2008, Athens, academic paper presentation (with G. Papanastasopoulos)
July 16, 2008How Bad is the 2007-8 Financial Crisis?Hellenic Bank Association Conference entitled: “The recent international financial turmoil,” Athens
July 11, 2008How Stressful is the International Economic Environment on South Eastern Europe?Speech at the Global Finance Partners Meeting 2008 SEEF, Astir Palace Vouliagmenis, Athens
June 25, 2008Accruals, Net Stock Issues and Value-Glamour Anomalies: New Evidence on Their RelationEuropean Financial Management Association- EFMA 2008, Athens, academic paper presentation (with G. Papanastasopoulos)
June 9, 2008Risks to GrowthPrice Waterhouse Coopers Strategic Weekend, Mykonos
May 20, 2008Interviewing Alan GreenspanCoordinator at the event organized by the Capital Forum with live connection with Alan Greenspan, Athens
February 13, 2008International Financial Linkages and the Real Economy2nd Symposium of the ECB-CFS Research Network on "Capital Markets and Financial Integration in Europe“, hosted by the European Central Bank, Frankfurt; Discussant of three academic papers
August 30, 2007Consumer Confidence and ElectionsEuropean Economic Association annual meetings, Budapest; presentation of academic paper (with D. Thomakos)