George A. Vamvoukas is Professor of Economics at the Athens University of Economics and Business. He was trained at the Athens University of Economics and Business (B.Sc. in Economics), the University of Bristol (Prel. M.Sc. in Quantitative Economics), the University of Bath (M.Sc. in Economics) and the University of Piraeus (Ph.D. in Economics). Dr. Vamvoukas focuses his teaching and main research interests on Macroeconomics, International Economics, Applied Econometrics, Economic Growth and Development, Public Finance, Monetary Economics, and History of Economic Thought.
He has published more than 40 articles that have appeared in such journals as Southern Economic Journal, Public Finance, Applied Economics, Archives of Economic History, Applied Economics Letters, South-Eastern Europe Journal of Economics, Journal of Applied Economics, Economia Internationale, Atlantic Economic Journal, Applied Economics Quarterly, Rivista di Politica Economica, International Advances in Economic Research, International Economic Journal, etc. He has written over 15 books and monographs, including Modern Econometrics: Analysis and Applications (2007), International Economic Relations: Theory, Methodology, Applications (2004), Growth and Stability of the Greek Economy (1998), and the International Economic System (1997).
Dr. Vamvoukas has served as Research Assistant of the Center of Planning and Economic Research, as Research Fellow of the Foundation of Industrial and Economic Research, as Special Secretary of the Ministry of National Economy, as Chief Economic Advisor of the Ministry of Civilization, as Senior Research Fellow of Greek Parliament, and as consultant for a variety of private organizations. He writes occasionally for various newspapers and periodicals. He was a referee in a considerable number of academic journals. His published work has been cited by other authors to various peer-refereed academic journals.