Niamh Hardiman

Niamh Hardiman teaches in the School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin. She has taught in Oxford University, where she was Fellow and Tutor in Politics for a number of years. Her research interests centre on issues relating to the policy capacity of states, both from a political economy perspective, and from an institutional and organizational perspective. She has written extensively about Irish politics in comparative perspective.

Spyros Blavoukos

Spyros Blavoukos is Associate Professor at the Department of International and European Economic Studies at the Athens University of Economics and Business. His work centres on analysis of international and European institutions and their interaction with domestic politics. He has published extensively in international journals on these topics.

Sebastián Dellepiane Avellaneda

Sebastian Dellepiane teaches in the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Strathclyde. He has taught at the Universities of Antwerp, Essex, and Maastricht, and at UCD. Among his research interests are the political economy of growth and development, and the politics of economic policy, interests that developed out of his original engagement with the politics of credible commitment during the crisis in Argentina.

George Pagoulatos

George Pagoulatos is Professor of European Politics and Economy at the Department of International and European Economic Studies, Athens University of Economics and Business. In 2011-2012 he was Senior Advisor and Director of Strategy to the Prime Ministers Lucas Papademos and Panayiotis Pikrammenos. He has extensive experience in providing policy advice as well as scholarly analysis concerning the Greek political economy.

Sebastián Dellepiane Avellaneda (University of Strathclyde), Niamh Hardiman (UCD SPIRe), George Pagoulatos AUEB), Jon Las Heras (PhD candidade, U.Manchester), Spyros Blavoukos (AUEB)