Michael G. Arghyrou


Michael is a graduate of the Athens University of Economics and Business (BSc in Economics, 1993) and holds MSc (1994) and PhD (1998) degrees in Economics from the University of London, Queen Mary College.

He is currently a Reader in Economics at Cardiff Business School. His main research areas are Macroeconomics and International Finance.

He has published numerous papers on the economics of the EMU, exchange rate determination, current account dynamics, real interest rate convergence, inflation, monetary policy, fiscal policy sustainability and Greek macroeconomic policy. He is recognised internationally as one of the leading experts on European Economics and the European debt crisis, on which he has served as a research advisor to the European Comission and the European Central Bank. His research has been repeatedly cited by major international organisations, including the European Commission, the European Central Bank, the OECD, the Federal Reserve Bank, the US National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and others.

Michael has a high international media profie, providing regular interviews to global broadcasters including the BBC, CNN, Voice of America, Bloomberg, Reuters, The Washington Post and others. He is also well known in Greece through regular opininon articles and interviews he provides to reputable Greek media.