Areas of Expertise
- Monetary and Fiscal Policy
- US-China Entertainment Industry Relations
- Film, TV, Tourism
- Social Media as Competitive Advantage
Dr. Vardiabasis was appointed as Economic Commissioner in California by Governor Schwarzenegger and has served as a member of the U.S. committee to assist Russian Reform and the National Policy Forum, chaired by U.S. Senator Phul Gramm. He is the editor of a five-volume book on economics, published by Salem Press and has contributed to the book, International Trade: Global Commodity Price Stabilization, published by Quorum Books. Dr. Vardiabasis has published extensively in refereed journals, business magazines, and conference proceedings.
- PhD, University of Southern California
- MA, University of Essex