"Greece: Staying with the Euro vs. Default and Exit" Dinner – Lecture in Los Angeles, CA

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.