Christos Mavrodimitrakis studied Economics at the University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece. He also holds an MSc in Economics from the University of York, UK, and an MPhil in Economics from the University of Athens, Greece. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Athens, where he explores the strategic interactions of monetary and fiscal policies in a monetary union, like the Economic and Monetary Union in Europe. Part of his research has been presented in scientific conferences/workshops and published in internationally recognized peer-reviewed academic journals. His research interests also cover the areas of political economy of European integration, monetary economics, game theory and applications in macroeconomics, personal distribution of income and economic growth - empirics. He will attend the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs at George Mason University, Virginia, as a visiting research scholar under the supervision of Professor Andrew Hughes Hallett in order to examine the link between fiscal-monetary policy interactions, debt stabilization and financial stability in a monetary union. His future plans are to work in academia as a Lecturer in Economics. His main interests are going to the movies and listening to music, while he also performs the bass guitar.
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia
Policy, Government and International Affairs / Macroeconomics