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Economics Program presents

Economics Seminar Series

Thursday, April 11, 2013

A very distinguished speaker
Nicos Christodoulakis
Professor of Economic Analysis at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) and a Research Associate at LSE, Hellenic Observatory

will give a talk on Greece and economic policies
entitled
From “Grexit” to Growth: on fiscal multipliers and how to end recession in Greece

From 1996 to 2004 Nicos Christodoulakis was successively the Deputy Minister of Finance, the Minister for Industry and Energy and the Minister for the Economy and Finance in Greece. Nicos participated to meetings at the World Bank, at the IMF and of the G7. In 2002-2003 he was chair of the Euro Group and Econ Fin, which are composed of all finance ministers of the Eurozone / member States of the European Union. From 1999 to 2007 he was elected as a member of the Greek Parliament with the PASOK party.

During his long and distinguished academic career and public service, Nicos has published several books and articles on economic policy and economic crises. His most recent books include: “Can the Titanic be saved? From Memorandum, back to Growth” (2011) and “Economic Theories and Crises: The cycle of Rationality and Folly” (2012).

For more information, call 845-758-7565, or e-mail ogiovann@bard.edu.

Location: Campus Center, Weis Cinema