Author Archives: N_Vettas

About N_Vettas

Athens University of Economics and Business

Economic research and economic policy — CRETE conference

The 11th Conference on Research on Economic Theory and Econometrics (CRETE) took place at Milos in July. 180 participants presented and discussed academic research in all areas of economics. This summer school involves Greek academics from Greece and abroad, as … Continue reading

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On the lack, the need, and the possibility of a reform dynamic

Nikos Vettas argues that the Greek economy can exit its current deep crisis only if a strong dynamic for reform develops. While this has been explained by many analysts since the crisis became apparent, the focus of economic policy in … Continue reading

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Can Greece reform? Higher education is a test case

Nikos Vettas argues that the delay in implementing the new law for the Greek Universities is extremely problematic. Not only because of the urgent need for improvement in the Education System itself, but also because it sends the wrong signal … Continue reading

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