Nikos Vettas is the General Director of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research IOBE since 2013; also a Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business, since 2003, where he has served as the Chairman of the Economics Department and a member of the University Council. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and has been an Associate Professor at Duke University and a visiting Professor at INSEAD. He serves as Associate Editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization and of the Journal of Industrial Economics and a Research Fellow at CEPR. He has served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association, a member of the Hellenic Competition Commission and of the Economic Advisory Group for Competition Policy at the European Commission. His interests are primarily in the area of microeconomics, industrial organization and competition and regulation policy. He is a co-organizer of the annual Conference for Research on Economic Theory and Econometrics and a co-founder of www.greekeconmistsforreform.com His work has been published at academic journals such as the International Economic Review, European Economic Review, Journal of Industrial Economics, Rand Journal of Economics, and the Review of Economic Studies.