Nikos Vettas

Nikos Vettas

General Director, Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE)Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business

Nikos Vettas has been the General Director of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) since 2013; he has also been a Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business, since 2003, where he has served as the chairman of the Economics Department and a member of the University Council. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, in the USA, and has been an associate professor at Duke University, USA and a visiting Professor at INSEAD in France and Singapore. He serves as associate editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization, a research fellow at CEPR, UK, and a member of the executive committee of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics. He has served as an associate editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association and the Journal of Industrial Economics, a member of the Hellenic Competition Commission and of the Economic Advisory Group for Competition Policy at the European Commission. His interests are primarily in the area of microeconomics, industrial organization and competition and regulation policy. He is a co-organizer of the annual Conference for Research on Economic Theory and Econometrics, a co-editor of Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy (MIT Press, 2017), and a Vice-Chair of the Growth Plan Committee for the Greek Economy, 2020. 

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