Daniel Dăianu is Professor of Economics at the National School of Political and Administrative Studies (SNSPA) in Bucharest and a Member of the Romanian Academy. He is a Member of the Board of the National Bank of Romania and was a Member of the EU High Level Group on Own Resources. He is the co-editor of The Crisis of the Eurozone and the Future of Europe (2014) and author of Which Way Goes Capitalism? (2009). His publications also include The Macroeconomics of EU Integration: The Case of Romania (2008); Balkan Reconstruction (2001); Transformation as A Real Process (1998); and Economic Vitality and Viability: A Dual Challenge for European Security (1996), among others. He previously served as First Deputy President of the Financial Supervision Authority (2013-2014), Member of the European Parliament (2007-2009), Finance Minister of Romania (1997-1998), Chief Economist of the National Bank of Romania (1992-1997), and Deputy Minister of Finance (1992).