International Conference "Understanding Challenges for the Greek Economy"

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The international Conference Understanding Challenges for the Greek Economy organised by the Institute of Finance and Financial Regulation (IFFR, ) will take place at the premises of the Bank of Greece in Athens on September 12, 2019 (9:00-15:00).


Eighteen distinguished academics and professionals participate in the agenda of the Conference which will address timely topics of importance for the Greek economy, capital markets, and firms.


The agenda contains two morning sessions and two afternoon panels. The two morning sessions will be on Sovereign and Corporate Debt and on Economy and the Markets, respectively, to address


• Should a State borrow one-off or in instalments?

• The effect of Moody’s ratings on corporate bond yields

• Corporate loans and lending relationships in loan renegotiation: Evidence from a Greek Bank

• The effect of technological innovation on economic growth

• Government ownership and Mutual fund returns: Evidence from Greece

• Gauging markets via capital flows


In the morning sessions, the results of scientific research will be presented, so that the audience learns about new developments in the field. The implications for policy makers, firms, and investors will also be emphasized.


The afternoon sessions will consist of two panels, comprising high profile professionals. One panel will be on Investing in Greece and the other panel will be on Non-Performing Loans in the Greek Banking Sector.


IFFR is an international Research Centre founded under the auspices of the University of Piraeus. Its board of Fellows consists of world renowned academics and professionals from leading universities and corporate institutions across the globe. It accesses cutting edge research, connects academia with the industry, and shares the acquired knowledge.



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