Nikos Vettas is the General Director of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research IOBE since 2013; also a Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business, since 2003, where he has served as the Chairman of the Economics Department and a member of the University Council. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and has been an Associate Professor at Duke University and a visiting Professor at INSEAD. He serves as Associate Editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization, a Research Fellow at CEPR, UK, and a member of the Executive Committee of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics. He has served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association and the Journal of Industrial Economics, a member of the Hellenic Competition Commission and of the Economic Advisory Group for Competition Policy at the European Commission. His interests are primarily in the area of microeconomics, industrial organization and competition and regulation policy. He is a co-organizer of the annual Conference for Research on Economic Theory and Econometrics and a co-editor of “Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy”, MIT Press, 2017.