CIGI Senior Fellow Miranda Xafa and CIGI Senior Fellow Susan Schadler will be speaking at, "Public Debt, Reforms, and Growth Prospects of the Greek Economy," a joint event organized by IOBE, Konrad Adenauer Foundation and CIGI, in Athens, Greece. They will be joined by Ansgar Belke, Director of IBES and Jean Monnet Chair for Macroeconomics at the University of Duisburg-Essen, and Nikos Vettas, Director of IOBE and Professor of Economics at Athens University of Economics and Business.
Miranda Xafa is a CIGI senior fellow. She is also chief executive officer of EF Consulting, an Athens-based advisory firm focusing on euro-zone economic and financial issues. At CIGI, Miranda focuses on sovereign debt crises and drawing lessons from the Greek debt restructuring for future debt crises. From 2004 to 2009, she served as a member of the executive board of the IMF in Washington, DC.
Susan Schadler is a CIGI Senior Fellow. She is a former deputy director of the International Monetary Fund’s European Department, where she led surveillance and lending operations to several countries and managed a number of research teams working on European issues. Her current research interests include the sovereign debt crisis, global capital flows, global financial institutions and growth models for emerging market economies.