Panagiotis Liargovas received his BA degree from the University of Athens in 1985 and his MA and Ph.D degrees in Economics from Clark University, Worcester MA. His Dissertation title was “Sectoral Effects of Real Exchange Rate Uncertainty on Trade: A Case Study of the Greek Trade Flows”. He has been a Fulbright Scholar (1991), a Bakalas Foundation Scholar: 1988-1991, a Teaching Assistant Scholar (Clark University): 1987-1991 and a European Commission Scholar (stage), Brussels 1987. He has taught in many Universities including Clark University, Bologna University, the Universities of: Athens, Patras and Crete and the Athens University of Economics and Business.
His research agenda is highly interdisciplinary, combining economics, banking and finance, social issues and management and focuses mainly on two regions: European Union and Southeast Europe (including Greece).
He has also served as Head of the Parliamentary Budget Office at the Hellenic Parliament.
Currently he is a Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Peloponnese and President at the Centre for Planning and Economic Research (KEPE).