Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Greeks Behaving Badly? The micro-origins of crisis and revival

by Aristos Doxiadis

Yale University
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture
December 5, 2011

Aristos Doxiadis is an economist and entrepreneur living in Athens, Greece. In his youth, he worked on anti-poverty programs and on social and industrial policy for the European Commission and for the Greek state. Later, he managed consulting and auditing companies, and since 1995 he has worked for 'private equity' funds that invested in Greek companies. Having observed with amusement and exasperation dramatically different business cultures, he recently started publishing articles on the institutional and cultural determinants of the Greek economy. His blog is at He has appeared in numerous discussions on Greek television and has written extensively about the Greek economy. He has degrees in Social Studies (Harvard) and Economics (London).


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