After studying at King’s College, Durham University and the LSE, he taught at a number of UK institutions including Cambridge University and was for eight years the Head of Economics Department at the University of East London. He has been editor of the Thames Papers in Political Economy and the British Review of Economic Issues, Fellow of the British Institute of Management, Councillor of the Royal Economic Society and a member of the Economics and Social Science Committees of the Council for National Academic Awards. Since his return to Greece, he is a Professor (now Emeritus) at the Athens University of Economics and Business and has been Vice-Rector and President of the University Research Centre, as well as Department Chairman. He has served as a member of the Council of Economic Experts and a member and chairman on numerous boards of both public and private organisations. He was for two years a consultant intramuros to the European Commission working on various aspects of evaluation practice and has been involved as specialist consultant on numerous evaluation issues and studies. His research work extends over a wide range of economic fields and has appeared in a large number of articles published by well-known international journals.