Government Financial Transparency, Accountability, & the European Economic Crisis: Paths to Prosperity
(29-30 April 2016, Los Angeles, CA)
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MOURMOURAS, Iannis (former Deputy Finance Minister of Greece; Professor at the University of Macedonia)
Prof. John (Iannis) Mourmouras has been serving as the senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece since March 2015. His responsibilities pertain to the implementation of monetary policy, capital markets, payment and settlement systems and bank resolution. In addition to the aforementioned duties, he chairs two committees: the Financial Asset Management Committee and the Bank Resolution Committee. Prof. Mourmouras served as Deputy Finance Minister of Greece in the government of Prime Minister Lucas Papademos and was Chief Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. Since 2001, he holds a chair in Macroeconomics at the Department of Economics, University of Macedonia - Thessaloniki, Greece.
TOPIC: Perspectives from Greek Leadership on Western Democracy Government Transparency and the Path to Prosperity
Recommended Readings:
* USC Summit Presentation: The Political Economy of the Public Debt Crisis in Europe and Greece: Lessons and the Way Forward
Video clip (30 April 2016)
Video clip of Q&A Session (30 April 2016)