On Sunday, February 2, 2012, the American Hellenic Council and the Hellenic University Club of Southern California, in association with the Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies, will host a Dinner – Lecture at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with the subject of “Greece: Staying with the Euro vs. Default and Exit”.
The featured lecturer will be Dr. Stergios Skarpedas. Dr. Skaperdas is a Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine. Born in Greece, he was awarded a BA in Economics from Reed College and both MA and PhD degrees, also in Economics, from Johns Hopkins University. He has received numerous academic distinctions and is a member of many think tanks. His research has been published in various economics and political science journals. Dr. Skaperdas’ recent New York Times article, “ How to Leave the Euro ,” promotes the idea that the sooner Greece leaves the Euro, the better for its economy.
The event starts at 4:00 pm and dinner will be served at 5:00 pm. The lecture will commence at 6:00 pm followed by a Q&A session. Cost to attend the Dinner will be $40. RSVP and tickets are available online at the American Hellenic Council website, or for reservations call 323-651-3507.