Yanis Varoufakis



Yanis Varoufakis (Greek: Γιάνης Βαρουφάκης; born 24 March 1961) is a Greek economist. He is the current Finance Minister of Greece. In the January 2015 general election, he was elected to the Greek parliament, representing SYRIZA, and took office in the new government of Alexis Tsipras two days later, on 27 January 2015. He is a political economist and author, and has dual Greek-Australian nationality. Varoufakis is a participant in the current debates on the global and European crisis, the author of The Global Minotaur, a Professor of Economic Theory at the University of Athens and a private consultant for Valve Corporation. Continue Reading »



The Global Minotaur
Foundations of Economics: A Beginner's Companion


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