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Research by Professor P.E. Petrakis (After 2010)

Below is presented the Professor's recent research activity (after 2010). Full research activity is presented on the section Teaching Staff


Research Projects 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 Financed by the Special Account for Research
Grants of the NKUA
  • Petrakis Panagiotis, Research Supervisor of the Project (2012-2013)
    Measuring Uncertainty in the Greek Economy
    Kafka Kyriaki, Kostis Pantelis, Valsamis Dionysis

Articles in Scientific Journals


International Scientific Conferences

  • Petrakis P.E., Kostis P.C., Valsamis D.G. (2014) Innovation and Competitiveness: Culture as a Long-Term Strategic Instrument: Culture on Innovation and Competitiveness during the European Great Recession, 3rd Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA) Conference, Valencia, Spain, 7-9 July.

  • Petrakis P.E., Eleftheriou K., Kougoulis P., Farouk S. (2014) Financial Contagion and Extreme Coexceedances in the U.A.E. & the G.C.C. Countries, 3rd Abu Dhabi University Annual Research Conference, , Abu Dhabi, 23-24 April.

  • P.C. Kostis, K.I. Kafka, P.E. Petrakis, (2013), “Stabilization Programs, Growth, Debt and Current Account Deficit in European Union: A Probabilistic Analysis (1993-2013)”, 1st International PhD Meeting of Thessaloniki in Economics 2013, July 1-2.

  • P.E. Petrakis (2012) Causes, Repercussions and the Future of the Greek Crisis, Doha Forum, May 2012, Qatar.

  • P.E. Petrakis, P.C. Kostis (2012), Trust and Knowledge in SME Development, Paper presented at Second Conference of the International Network of Business and Management Journals (INBAM): "Brokering Knowledge", Valencia (Spain), March 20th to March 22nd, (March 20-22, 2012).

  • P. Petrakis (2010), “Risk, Future Orientation and Entrepreneurship”, Creativity and Innovation in an International Context, International Network of Business and Management Journals (INBAM), Valencia, Spain,(1-4/6/2010).



Books – Chapters in Books

P.E. Petrakis (2014) «Culture, Growth and Economic Policy», New York and Heidelberg: Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-41439-8, p. 250.


P.E. Petrakis, P.C. Kostis, D. Valsamis (2013) «European Economics and Politics in the Midst of the Crisis; From the Outbreak of the Crisis to the Fragmented European Federation», New York and Heidelberg: Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-41343-8, p.274.


P. Petrakis (2013), “Greece and the Euro: A Political Economy Analysis”, In: “The Great Catalyst EU Project, Lessons from Greece and Turkey”, Lexington Books.


P.E. Petrakis (2012) "The Economic Environment, Annual report on the labor market", National Institute of Labour and Human Resources (EIEAD).


P. Petrakis (2012), “The Exit”, Eurasia Publications, Athens.


P. Petrakis (2012), “Entrepreneurship and Education”, Eurasia Publications, Athens. 


P. Petrakis, (2011), “The Greek Economy and the Crisis. Challenges and Responses”, New York and Heidelberg: Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-21174-4.

-Nikolaos Vettas, (2012) Book Review: The Greek Economy and the Crisis: Challenges and Responses by Panagiotis Petrakis, Journal of Economic Literature - Book Review, Vol.50, Issue 4, Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.50.4.1106.r14, Review Pages: 1142-43.

  • P. Petrakis, (2011), "University Research, Entrepreneurship and Growth", "Entrepreneurship / Book 2", In Tech, ISBN 979-953-307-861-7.

  • M. Katsaiti, P.E. Petrakis (2011), C. Seralos, “Silver Fashion (Griechenland), chapter in the book “Entrepreneurship” by Sacha Kraus, SprinerLink.

  • P. Petrakis (2011), “Turning Points of the Greek Economic Activity: 1913 – 1939”, in Kalafatis T., Protzas E. “The Economic History of Greek State”, Publications of Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation, Vol. 2, pp. 219-320.

  • P. Petrakis (2010), “The Greek Economy: Challenges (until 2010)”, Papazissis Publications.

  • Editing of the book: Maria Katharaki – Pantelis Kostis (2010). “Case Studies in Investments’ Evaluation”, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Press.


Under Publication

  • Carayannis E.G., Petrakis P.E. (2014), “GrowthCulture and Entrepreneurship”, Palgrave Studiesin DemocracyInnovationand Entrepreneurship for Growth, Palgrave McMillan (forthcoming).

Dr. Elias G. Carayannis is Full Professor of Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurshipat at the School of Business of the George Washington University in Washington, DC. He is also the co-Founder and co-Director of the Global and Entrepreneurial Finance Research Institute (GEFRI) and Director of Research on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, European Union Research Center, (EURC) at the School of Business of the George Washington University in Washington, DC.

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  • Petrakis P.E., Kostis P.C. (2014) Medium Term Effects of Culture, Transactions and Institutions on Opportunity Entrepreneurship, (forthcoming).


Under Development

  • Petrakis P.E., Temel B. (2014) The Theory of Austere Growth: Baltic and Greek Experiences in the Eurozone Crisis, (pending 2014).

Bülent Temel is a political economist at Southern New Hampshire University and Atılım University. He has worked as a financier in corporate America for eight years before joining academia, during which he received several recognitions including the 2007 Edward Jones Outstanding Performance Award. He is the editor, most recently, of The Great Catalyst: European Union Project and Lessons from Greece and Turkey (Lexington, 2013), and an editorial board member of the International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies based in Zurich, Switzerland.

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  • European Growth: Monograph on issues related to economic development in Europe (pending 2015).  

In cooperation with: Daniilopoulou Nikoleta, Valsamis Dionysis.

  • Greek Growth After the Crisis: Monograph on issues related to economic development in Greece after the crisis (pending 2015).

In cooperation with: Kafka Kyriaki, Kostis Pantelis.

  • Macro Management and the Labour Market: Greece 2014-2020: Monograph on issues related to the Greek economy and the future labor market (pending 2015). 

In cooperation with: Kostis Pantelis, Kostarakos Ilias, Svetoslav Danchev, Pavlou Grigoris.

  • Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Business Administation: Teaching Handbook on Entrepreneurship.

In cooperation with: Basdekis Charalampos, Katsampoxakis Giannis, Konstantakopoulou Dimitra.

  • The Nature of Expectations: Monograph on issues related to expectations and uncertinty and how these are related to the economic behavior (pending 2015).