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Papademos on the Greek economy

Wednesday 3 May
LSE, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, Aldwych

Professor Lucas Papademos, Governor of the Bank of Greece, will deliver the Hellenic Observatory Annual lecture on The Greek Economy in the Euro Area, on 3 May, at 6pm at LSE's Hong Kong Theatre.

Papademos, Professor of Economics at the University of Athens since 1988, has been Governor of the Bank of Greece since 1994. Educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he was a Professor of Economics at Columbia University in New York from 1975 to 1984. He also worked as a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

From 1985 to 1993, he held the position of Economic Adviser at the Bank of Greece and from 1988 to 1992, was Head of the Economic Research Department. He was appointed Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece in December 1993 and Governor in October 1994.


The Hellenic Observatory was set up in October 1996 as part of the European Institute of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Its aim is to promote the study of contemporary Greece by creating an appropriate framework for teaching, research training, and research in the area of social sciences. The emphasis is on interdisciplinary and comparative work.

For further information please contact: Demetra Nicolaou or Catherina Mytilineos at the Hellenic Observatory, tel : 020 7955 6066.

If you would like to attend this event please contact: LSE Press Office, 020 7955 7060/7417

3 May 2000