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Elena Panaritis

Member of the Greek Parliament

Elena Panaritis is a member of the Greek Parliament.

Before her election in 2009, Ms. Panaritis was an economist at the World Bank, where she specialized in property rights reform. She has lectured at Insead, the Wharton School and the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins.

As a social entrepreneur, she also heads the investment advisory firm Panel Group, which invests in undervalued property and provides counsel on transforming informal real estate and related public policy.

She is the author of "Prosperity Unbound: Building Property Markets with Trust" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).

Articles by Elena Panaritis

How Will History Judge George Papandreou?

Why will Greece's former prime minister go down in history as a bold and decisive leader?

December 6, 2011

The Way Out of Greece’s Insolvency — And Into Europe’s Future

How will building up Greece's capital base provide a long-term solution to the country's fiscal woes?

July 12, 2011

The Path Ahead for Greece

How can Greece use its current fiscal crisis as an opportunity to reinvent and improve itself?

July 6, 2011

The Historical Roots of Greece’s Debt Crisis

Can the roots of today's debt crisis in Greece be traced as far back as the 1830s?

May 13, 2011

Now Is Not the Time To Bet Against Greece

Why is it premature to speculate that Greece will default on its sovereign debt?

May 12, 2011

Greece’s Date With the Taxman

Can Greece stamp out rampant tax evasion — and improve its government's fiscal position?

May 11, 2011