Born in Athens in 1962. He specializes in Greek economic history, 19th and 20th century. He studied economics at the Athens University and economic history in Paris and at the European University of Florence, where he supported a PhD thesis in 1990 on Peasant Economy and Export Trade – Currant Viticulture in South. Greece, 1830-1893.
He has taught at the Faculty of Economics and at the University of Athens as a visiting professor.
He is author of the book: Greek Economy, 19th-20th century: from the independence struggle to the Economic and Monetary Union of Europe (Nefeli Editions, 2007, in Greek).