Rapanos Vasilis

Vasilis Rapanos
Academy Member

Biographical note

Economic Sciences/Fiscal Theory and Policy   (2016)

Vassilios T. Rapanos is currently Emeritus Professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, where he has been a Professor since 1991. He was born on the island of Kos in 1947, and holds a Ph.D. in economics from Queen’s University of Canada, an MA in Economics from Lakehead University of Canada, and a BA in Business Administration from the Athens University of Economics and Business.
Professor Rapanos is an economist whose research covers Public Finance, and in particular issues relating to incidence of environmental taxation, fiscal governance, tax evasion, and income distribution. He also worked as Research Associate at the Center of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE), and the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE). He has published extensively in academic journals and edited volumes, as well as in the Greek press on issues of public policy.
In parallel to his academic and research activity, Professor Rapanos worked as Advisor to the Greek Ministry of Finance and as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors at the Ministry of Finance. In the past he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Bank of Greece, and is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alpha Bank.


Information and contact

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