Place and date of birth: Athens, 13 May 1954
Family status: Married, two children
1972 - 1976
B.Sc. in Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business
1976 - 1977
M.Sc in Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science
1982 - 1986
D. Phil. in Economics, University of Oxford, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Greek State Scholarship Foundation,
European Commission (SPES, HCM)
1989 - 1992
Lecturer, Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business
1992 - 1996
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics. Athens University of Economics and Business
1996 - 2001
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business
Professor, Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business
2004 - 2008
Director, Economic Office of the Prime Minister
2008 - 2014
Deputy Governor and member of the
Executive Committee and the Board, Bank of Greece
Board Member of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)
Board Member of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE)
2014 (October - December)
Visiting Professor, London School of Economics
2015 (January - )
Research Associate, London School of Economics
2004 - 2008
Member of Greece's Council of Economic Experts
Member of the Economic Policy Committee of the European Commission
Member of the Eurogroup WG (EPC)
Deputy Coordinator for the Lisbon Strategy
2008 - 2013
Member of the International Relations Committee, ECB
President of the Hellenic Deposit and Investment Guarantee Fund
Head of the Advisory Committee of the Centre for Culture, Research and Documentation
of the Bank of Greece
Member of the Single Resolution Board Appeal Panel
Academic activities :
Consultant/Researcher for OECD, World Bank, CEPR, IES, European Commission
Member/Associate of European Economic Association, Regional Science Association, European Association for Research in Industrial Economics, Industrial Organization Society, International Society for Inventory Research
Referee for numerous academic journals
Author of numerous articles and essays, including:
Anastasiou, D., Louri, H. and Tsionas, M. (2018) "Non-Performing Loans in the Euro-area: Are Core-Periphery Banking Markets Fragmented?", International Journal of Finance and Economics (forthcoming).
Dimelis, S., Giotopoulos, I. and Louri, H. (2017), "Can Firms Grow Without Credit? A Quantile Panel Analysis in the Euro Area", Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 17(2), 153-183.
Anastasiou, D., Louri, H. and Tsionas, M. (2016), "Determinants of non-performing loans: Evidence from Euro-area countries", Finance Research Letters, 18, 116-119.
Dimelis, S., Giotopoulos, I. and Louri, H. (2016) "What determines the growth of micro firms in the euro area?", Economics and Business Letters, 5(4), 145-151.
Louri, H. and Migiakis, P. (2016), "Bank Lending Margins in the Euro Area: The Effects of Financial Fragmentation and ECB Policies", LSE Europe in Question Discussion Paper Series no 105, LSE.
Dimelis, S., Giotopoulos, I. and Louri, H. (2015), "Can firms grow without credit? Evidence from the euro area, 2005-2011: A quantile panel analysis", GreeSe Paper no 89, LSE.
Louri, H. and Migiakis, P. (2015), "Determinants of euro-area bank lending margins: financial fragmentation and ECB policies", Bank of Greece Working Papers, no 198.
Pagratis, S., Karakatsani, E. and Louri, H. (2014), "Bank leverage and return on equity targeting: intrinsic procyclicality of short-term choices", Bank of Greece Working Papers, no 189.
Dimelis, S., Giotopoulos, I., and Louri, H. (2013), "The Credit Crunch and Firm Growth in Euro Area: 2005-2011. A Quantile Panel Analysis.", Bank of Greece Working Papers, no 165.
Fotopoulos, G. and Louri, H. (2011), "On the geography of international banking: the role of third-country effects," Bank of Greece Working Papers, no 125.
Louri, H., Peppas, C. and Tsionas, E. (2006), "Foreign presence, technical efficiency and firm survival in Greece: a simultaneous equation model with latent variables approach", Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Innovation: the Dynamics of Firms and Industries, E. Santarelli (ed), Springer Verlag Berlin (2006), 12, 199-221.
Barbosa, N. and Louri, H. (2005), "Corporate performance: Does ownership matter? A comparison of foreign - and domestic-owned firms in Greece and Portugal", Review of Industrial Organization, 27, 73-102.
Barrios, S., Dimelis, S., Louri, H. and Strobl, E. (2005) "Foreign Direct Investment and efficiency spillovers in the EU periphery: A comparative study of Greece, Ireland and Spain", Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, 140(4), 688-705.
Dimelis, S. and Louri, H. (2004), "Foreign Direct Investment and technology spillovers: Which firms really benefit? ", Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, 140(2), 230-253.
Fotopoulos, G. and Louri, Η. (2004), "Corporate growth and FDI: Are multinationals stimulating local industrial development?", Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 4(3), 163-189.
Barbosa, N. and Louri, H. (2002), "On the Determinants of Multinationals' Ownership Preferences: Evidence from Greece and Portugal", International Journal of Industrial Organization, 20(4), 493-515.
Dimelis, S. and Louri, H. (2002), "Foreign ownership and production efficiency: A quantile regression analysis", Oxford Economic Papers, 54, 449-469.
Dunford, M., Louri, H. and Rosenstock, M. (2001), "Competition, competitiveness and enterprise policies", in Hall, R., Smith, A. & L. Tsoukalis, Competitiveness and cohesion in EU policies, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 109-14.
Louri, H. (2001), "Entry through Acquisition: Determinants of Multinational Firm Choices", Review of Industrial Organization, 19(2), 199-209.
Fotopoulos, G. and Louri, H. (2000), "Determinants of hazard confronting new entry: Does financial structure matter?", Review of Industrial Organization, 17(3), 285-300.
Fotopoulos, G. and Louri, H. (2000), "Location and survival of new entry", Small Business Economics, 14(4), 311-321.
Louri, H. (2000), "Merger activity in Greece: A probit analysis", in Paraskevopoulos, C. et al., Global Financial Markets and Economic Development, Toronto: APF Press, 121-133.
Louri, H. and Pepelassis Minoglou, I. (2000), "A hesitant evolution: Industrialization and de-industrialization in Greece over the long run", Journal of European Economic History, 31(2), 321-348.
Corbett, J., Hay, D. and Louri, H. (1999), "A financial portfolio approach to inventory behaviour: Japan and the UK", International Journal of Production Economics, 59, 43-52.
Louri, H. and Pepelassis Minoglou, I. (1997), "Diaspora entrepreneurial networks of the Black Sea and Greece, 1870-1917", Journal of European Economic History, 26(1), 69-104.
Hay, D. and Louri, H. (1996), "Demands for short-term assets and liabilities, by UK quoted companies", Applied Financial Economics, 6, 413-420.
Louri, H. (1996), "Inventory investment in Greek manufacturing industry: Effects from participation in the European market", International Journal of Production Economics, 46, 47-54.
Hay, D. and Louri, H. (1995), "An empirical note on the investment behaviour of U.K. firms, 1960-85", Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 17(4), 579-591.
Hay, D. and Louri, H. (1994), "Investment in inventories: an empirical microeconomic model of firm behaviour", Oxford Economic Papers, 46(1), 157-170.
Hay, D. and Louri, H. (1991), "Modelling smaller U.K. corporation: a portfolio analysis", Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics, 53(4), 425-449.
Louri, H. (1991), "Monetary policy and inventory investment in Greek manufacturing industry", Applied Economics, 23, 255-261.
Hay, D. and Louri, H. (1989), "Firms as portfolios: a mean-variance analysis of unquoted U.K. companies", Journal of Industrial Economics, 38(2), 141-165.
Louri, H. (1989), "Regional policy and investment behaviour - The case of Greece 1971-1982", Regional Studies, 23(3), 231-239.
Louri, H. (1988), "Urban growth and productivity: the case of Greece", Urban Studies, 25(5), 433-438.