George Tavlas

Alternate to the Governor of the Bank of Greece at the ECB’s Governing Council

George Tavlas is the Alternate to the Governor of the Bank of Greece at the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, a Member of the Monetary Policy Council of the Bank of Greece, and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of the Hellenic Corporation for Assets and Participations (HCAP), the sovereign wealth fund of the Greek government.

Before joining the Bank of Greece, Tavlas was a Division Chief at the International Monetary Fund. He also worked as a senior economist at the U.S. Department of State, and as an advisor for the World Bank and the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development.

He is the Editor-in-Chief of Open Economies Review, (published by Springer) and a Visiting Professor at Leicester University. He has been a visiting scholar at the Brookings Institution, the Reserve Bank of South Africa, the Lebow School of Business at Drexel University, the Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago, and Duke University’s Center for the History of Political Economy. He is an active researcher in the areas of monetary policy, monetary doctrine, and time-series econometrics, with numerous academic publications.

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