Despre mine


Professor of economics, The School of Political and Administrative Studies in Bucharest;

Member of the Romanian Academy;

Member elect in the Board of the National Bank of Romania;

Member of the EU High Level Group on Own Resources, which is headed by Mario Monti;

Member of the European Council for Foreign Relations;

Fellow of CASE (Warsaw);

First Deputy President of the Romanian Financial Supervision Authority (2013-2014);

Member of the Board of CEC Bank (2012-2013);

Former member of the European Parliament (2007-2009) and co-author of the EP report on the reform of the regulation and supervision of financial markets;

Finance Minister of Romania, 1997/1998;

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Banca Comerciala Romana (2005-2007);

Chief Economist of the National Bank of Romania, 1992-1997;

Deputy Minister of Finance, 1992;

Chairman of the OSCE Economic Forum, 2001;

Chairman of The Romanian Economic Society;

Fellowships at Harvard University, The Wilson Center (Washington DC), IMF (Washington DC), NATO Defense College (Rome) etc;

Visiting professorships at Berkeley, UCLA, Bologna University, etc.

President of Junior Achievement, Romania;

Honorary President of the Romanian Association of European Studies;

Member of the advisory board of several foreign journals.

Member of the Black Sea Region Commission.

Author of “Which Way Goes Capitalism?”, CEU Press, Budapest/New York, 2009.


Other writings:

-‘The Macroeconomics of EU Integration: The Case of Romania”, Rosetti Educational, Bucharest, 2008;

-“South East Europe and The World We Live In”, Bucharest, The Romanian Diplomatic Institute, 2008;

-with Radu Vranceanu (ed.), Ethical Boundaries of Capitalism”, Ashgate (UK), 2005;

-with Thanos Veremis (ed.), “Balkan Reconstruction”, London, Frank Cass, 2001;

-“Transformation As A Real Process”, Aldershot (UK), Ashgate, 1998;

-“Economic Vitality and Viability. A Dual Challenge for European Security” Frankfurt, Peter Lang, 1996.

-Contributor to European Voice and Europe’sWorld(EW).

-His last piece in EW (Autumn/2013) is “Rediscovering the Values of Bretton Woods”.