Staffing

The selection of staff serving in the Hellenic Fiscal Council is based on the required qualifications for education and professional experience. The scientific personnel of the Council is distributed in two main areas: public finance and macroeconomics.

Special Scientific Staff

Pappas Anastasios
Pappas Anastasios

Head of Research Department

Studies:

PhD in Macroeconomics, Department of Business Administration, University of the Aegean

MSc in International Banking and Finance, University of Southampton (UK)

BSc in Business Administration, Department of Business Administration, University of the Aegean

Responsibilities within the HFC:

Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomic Policy, Monetary Policy, Forecasting

e-mail pappas@hfisc.gr

Short CV

Dr. Anastasios Pappas has received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of the Aegean (with scholarship obtained from the “State Scholarship Foundation”- “IKY”), an MSc in International Banking and Finance from the University of Southampton (UK) and a PhD degree in Macroeconomics from the University of the Aegean. He has worked as an economist in the private and public sector (consulting, banking and local government). He has taught various courses (Macroeconomics, Economic Policy, Microeconomics, Political Economy, Business Economics etc) at the University of Aegean and at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. His research interests cover topics concern Fiscal Macroeconomic and Monetary Policy, Economic Forecasting, Financial Crises and Capital Mobility.

 

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Axioglou Christos
Axioglou Christos

Specialised Scientific Staff, Research Department

Studies:

PhD in Finance, Athens University of Economics and Business

MSc in Applied Economics and Finance, Athens University of Economics and Business

BSc in International and European Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business

Responsibilities within the HFC:

Leading Indicators, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Forecasting, Financial System

e-mail axioglou@hfisc.gr

Short CV:

Dr. Christos Axioglou is an economist and expert in finance and applied quantitative analysis, holder of a Bachelor Degree in International and European Economics, a M.Sc. in Applied Economics and Finance and a Ph.D. in Finance, all awarded by Athens University of Economics and Business. He has rich research experience working, inter alia, as post-doctoral researcher and external scientific collaborator in major domestic and foreign institutes including Athens University of Economics and Business, Bank of Greece and the Santa Fe Institute (U.S.A) as well. Before joining Hellenic Fiscal Council he was appointed at the Greek Ministry of Finance. He has also academic teaching experience as adjunct Lecturer of Finance and International Economics courses at the Athens University of Economics and Business and University of West Attica, as well. His current research activity consists of applied econometric and quantitative analysis on special issues in finance, microeconomics, public policy and forecasting.

 

 

 

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Dimitriou Dimitrios
Dimitriou Dimitrios

Specialised Scientific Staff, Research Department

Studies:

PhD in Finance, Department of Economics, University of Ioannina

MSc in Applied Economics and Finance, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

BSc in Economics, Department of Economics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Responsibilities within the HFC:

Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Forecasting

e-mail dimitriou@hfisc.gr

Short CV:

Dr. Dimitrios Dimitriou holds a BSc degree in Economics and a MSc degree in Applied Economics and Finance from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He also holds a PhD degree in Finance from the University of Ioannina (with distinction). He has served at Ministry of Finance in executive departments. Currently, he is member of the Specialized Scientific Staff at the Hellenic Fiscal Council. Furthermore, he has taught at the University of Ioannina, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Athens University of Economics and Business. His research interests focus on macroeconomic forecasting, time series analysis and financial contagion. Additionally, he has published widely in journals such as: International Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Economic Modelling and Research in International Business and Finance.

 

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Ioannidis Yiorgos
Ioannidis Yiorgos

Specialised Scientific Staff, Research Department

Studies:

PhD on Political Economy and Labour Market Policy, University of Crete, Department of Economics.

Responsibilities within the HFC: Fiscal Policy, Labour Market

e-mail ioannidis@hfisc.gr

Short CV:

Dr. Yiorgos Ioannidis, holds a PhD in Political Economy and Labour Market Policy (University of Crete, Dept. of Economics). He has worked as a Research Fellow at the Small Business Institute of GSEVEE (Greek Confederation of the SMEs), as an expert of the Greek Economic & Social Committee, as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Political and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, and as a Research Fellow at the Observatory of Economic & Social Developments of the Greek Confederation of Labour. From March 2015 to June 2019 he has served as Special Secretary for the Management of Sectoral Operational Programs of the European Social Fund (Min. of Development, Greece). He has taught Labor Economics and Labour Market Policies at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. His research interests are political economy, economic policy, labour market policy, Greek economy.

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Katsaros Andreas
Katsaros Andreas

Specialised Scientific Staff, Research Department

Studies:

PhD in Labor Economics, University of Bath (UK)

MSc in Economics and Finance, University of York (UK)

BSc in Economics, University of Piraeus

Responsibilities within the HFC: Fiscal Policy, Public Debt, Potential GDP and Structural Balance

e-mail katsaros@hfisc.gr

Dr. Andreas Katsaros is an economist, working as specialized scientific staff at the Hellenic Fiscal Council since September 2019. He graduated as top student from the University of Piraeus and he holds an MSc in Economics and Finance from the University of York and a PhD from the University of Bath in the area of Labor Economics. He has taught microeconomics and econometrics at the University of Bath and Industrial Relations at the Hellenic Open University. Andreas has long served in the Council of Economic Advisors in the Ministry of Finance and he has been the head Greek delegate at the Economic Policy Committee (EPC) of the European Council. He also worked as consultant in the private sector. His main research interests include mobility in the labor market, earnings profiles as well as behavioral economics

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Koliousi Panagiota
Kostakis Ioannis
Kostakis Ioannis

Specialised Scientific Staff, Research Department

PhD in Applied Economics, Department of Home Economics and Ecology, Harokopio University

MSc in Economics and Econometrics, Department of Economics, University of Kent, UK

BSc in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Crete

Responsibilities within the HFC: Macroeconomic forecasting, Financial Sector Analysis

e-mail: kostakis@hfisc.gr

Short CV:

Dr Ioannis Kostakis is an economist (University of Crete, Greece). He holds a Master of Science in Economics and Econometrics (University of Kent, UK) and a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from Harokopio University (State Scholarships Foundation (IKY)). He has experience both on private and public sector while recent years, he has taught several economic modules at Harokopio University and Hellenic Open University. His current research fields include applied economic theory, quantitative methods in economics and econometrics.

 

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Scientific Staff

Gkrammis Apostolos
Schoinas Christos
Sidiropoulou Paraskevi

Administarive Staff

Bermperidis Timotheos
Koutroumpi Maria
Papavasileiou Vasilios
Paraskevopoulos Konstantinos
Zacharia Konstantina