• INHERIT: An Erasmus+ programme on Sustainable Development and Cultural Heritage

    INHERIT: An Erasmus+ programme on Sustainable Development and Cultural Heritage

    Over the last decades, in an era of holistic and integrative thinking for sustainable development, cultural heritage is gaining attention of scholars and policy makers as an instrument for sustainable development. Critics consider use as a threat to heritage, leading to commercialization, exploitation and destruction.

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  • Guest lecture at AUEB

    Guest lecture at AUEB

    Professor Marina Papanastassiou was invited on the 9th December 2014 as a guest lecturer at the Economics Department of the Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens , Greece.

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  • Food Security and Sustainability.  Investment and Financing along Agro-Food Chains. Editors: Mergos, George, Papanastassiou, Marina (Eds.)

    Food Security and Sustainability. Investment and Financing along Agro-Food Chains. Editors: Mergos, George, Papanastassiou, Marina (Eds.)

    Includes topics such as Global Value Chains, responsible investment, green growth strategies, financial innovation, gender issues, agro-food supply chain dynamics and sustainability issues and recent advances in consumer behaviour

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Food Demand, Supply and Trade

  • García-Gallego, A. , Georgantzis, N., Jaramillo-Gutiérrez, A., Pereira, P. and Pernias-Cerrillo, J. C. (2014) On the evolution of monopoly pricing in Internet-assisted search markets. Journal of Business Research. (In Press)
  • Rodriguez , N., Montoro, F. and Georgantzis, N. (2014) Risk perception and commitment to reduce global climate change in Spain. Revista Internacional de Sociologia, 72 (1). pp. 173-200.
  • Georgantzis, N., Arroyo-Mina, J. S. and Guerrero, D. (2013) Studying economics reduces overexploitation in a common resource experiment. Theoretical Economics Letters, 03 (5B). pp. 31-39.
  • García-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N., Hernán-González, R. and Kujal, P. (2012) Managing a duopolistic water market with confirmed proposals. An experiment. Revista Internacional de Sociologia, 70 (Extra_1). pp. 189-213.
  • García-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N., Hernán-González, R. and Kujal, P. (2012) How do markets manage water resources? An experiment. Environmental and Resource Economics, 53 (1). pp. 1-23.
  • Tsireme, A. I., Nikolaou, E. I., Georgantzis, N. and Tsagarakis, K. P. (2012) The influence of environmental policy on the decisions of managers to adopt G-SCM practices. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 14 (5). pp. 953-964.
  • García-Gallego, A. and Georgantzis, N. (2011) Good and bad increases in ecological awareness: environmental differentiation revisited. Strategic Behavior and the Environment, 1 (1). pp. 71-88.
  • Ramirez-Escobar, C., Alvarez-Bel, C. and Georgantzis, N. (2011) Controlling market power of vertically integrated firms in electricity networks: demand response of aggregator agents. In: 2011 IEEE PES Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT Latin America), 19-21 Oct. 2011, pp. 1-7.
  • Gil Molto, M. J., Georgantzis, N. and Orts, V. (2005) Cooperative R&D with endogenous technology differentiation. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 14 (2). pp. 461-476.
  • Camacho-Cuena, E., García-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N. and Sabater-Grande, G. (2004) An experimental validation of hypothetical WTP for a recyclable product. Environmental and Resource Economics, 27 (3). pp. 313-335.
  • Tsagarakis, K. P. and Georgantzis, N. (2003) The role of information on farmers’ willingness to use recycled water for irrigation. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 3 (4). pp. 105-113.
  • Mergos, G. (2002) European Enlargement and Agriculture: A Quantitative Analysis for Slovenia and Bulgaria, VAUK, Kiel, Germany.
  • Karagiannis, G. and Mergos G. (2002) “Estimating theoretically consistent demand systems using co-integration techniques with application to Greek data” Economics Letters Vol. 74 (2) (2002), pp. 137-143.
  • Mergos, G., Mantzouneas, E. and Stoforos, Ch. (2001) “Forecasting Food Consumption Patterns with Demand Systems” Proceedings of the 71st Seminar of European Association of Agricultural Economics, Food Consumer in Europe, April 2001.
  • Erjavec, E., Kavcic, S., Mergos, G. and Stoforos, Ch. (2001) “Agricultural Policy Options for Slovenia in the prospect of EU accession” Eastern European Economics, Vol. 39(1) Jan.-Feb. 2001, pp. 39-60.
  • Mergos, G. and Stoforos, Ch. (2000) “APAS-v.2 – Extensions of an Agricultural Policy Analysis Simulator” Proceedings of the 6th Congress of the Greek Agricultural Economics Society, Thessaloniki, 2000.
  • Karagiannis, G. and Mergos, G. (2000) “Total Factor Productivity Growth and Technical Change in a Profit Function Framework” Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 14(1) July 2000, pp. 31-51.
  • Georgantzis, N. and Barreda-Tarrazona, I., eds. (2000) Spatial economics and ecosystems: the interaction between economics and the natural environment. Advances in Ecological Sciences, 4. WIT Press. ISBN 9781853125638
  • Kavcic S., Erjavec E., Mergos, G. and Stoforos, Ch. (2000) “Agricultural Policy Analysis Simulator (APAS) and Policy Analysis Matrix (PAM) for Slovenian Agriculture”, Proceedings of the 65th Seminar of the ΕΑΑΕ, ‘Agricultural Sector Modelling and Policy Information Systems’, Bonn, March 2000.
  • Karadeloglou, P., Mergos, G. and Stoforos, Ch. (1999) “An Agricultural Policy Analysis Simulator: The Case of Albania” East-West Series in Economics, Business and the Environment, 2(1-2), pp. 44-57.
  • Mergos, G., Karadeloglou, P. and Stoforos, Ch. (1999) “Εxploring the Impact of Agricultural Price and Trade Policy Reform under Transition in Albania” Economics of Planning, Vol. 32(2), pp. 103-127.
  • Mergos, G. and Mizzi, L. (1999) “Food Demand and Poverty under Transition: Evidence and Method” in M. Hartmann (editor) Food Processing and Distribution in Transition Economies Wissenschaftsverlag VAUK, Kiel, Germany, pp. 209-222.
  • Mergos, G. and Mizzi, L. (1998) “Food Demand under Transition: Evidence and Method” Hauswirtschaft und Wissenschaft, (Germany) 46 (2) (1998 / 2) pp. 61-69.
  • Erjavec, E., Mergos, G., Mizzi, L. and Turk, J. (1998) “Food Demand in Slovenia” Austrian Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 49(4) December, pp. 273-279.
  • Tzoneva, M., Mishev, P., Ivanova, N. and Mergos, G. (1997) “Food Demand in Bulgaria over the Transition Period” Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 3: 523-533 (in English).
  • Mergos, G. and Stoforos, Ch. (1997) “Fertiliser Demand in Greece” Agricultural Economics, Vol. 16(3) August 1997, pp. 227-236.
  • Karagiannis, G. and Mergos, G. (1997) “Sources of Productivity Change in a Temporary Equilibrium Framework with an Application to Greek Agriculture” Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 313-329, September.
  • Mergos, G. (1995) “Sustainability, Cost Recovery, and Pricing for Water in Irrigation Investment, Options Mediterranneenes, Serie A’, Nο. 31: 125-136
  • Mergos, G. (1992) “The Economic Contribution of Children in Peasant Agriculture and the Effect of Education: Evidence from the Philippines” The Pakistan Development Review, Vol. 31(2), (Summer 1992), pp.189-201
  • Mergos, G. (1991) Output Supply and Input Demand in Greek Agriculture: A Multi-Output Profit Function Approach, Studies (New Series) No 6, Centre of Planning and Economic Research, Athens, 122 pages.
  • Mergos, G. (1991) “Sustainability Issues and Technology Choice in Irrigation Investment” Water Resources Management, Vol. 5, No. 3-4, pp. 243-250.
  • Mergos, G. (1991) “Consumption Parameters from Survey Data and Demand for Schooling Goods of Philippine Rural Households” Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture (Germany), Vol. 30, pp. 4, pp. 366-379.
  • Mergos, G. and Donatos, G. (1989) “Consumer Behaviour in Greece: An Application of the Almost Ideal Demand System” Applied Economics, 21: 983-993
  • Mergos, G. (1989) “Feed Use of Grain: On Trends and Determinants” European Review of Agricultural Economics, 16: 1-17.
  • Mergos, G. and Donatos, G. (1989) “Demand for Food in Greece: An Almost Ideal Demand System Analysis” Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1989(3): 178-184.
  • Mergos, G. and Yotopoulos, P. A. (1988) “Demand for Feed Inputs in the Greek Livestock Sector”, European Review of Agricultural Economics, 15: 1-17.
  • Mergos, G. (1987) “Evaluation of Irrigation Projects under Uncertainty: A Symmetric Quadratic Programming Approach”, Water Resources Management, 1: 45-56.
  • Mergos, G. and Yotopoulos, P.A. (1986) “Family Labor Allocation in the Agricultural Household” Food Research Institute Studies, XX: 87-104.

Sustainable Investment, Multinational Corporations and Global Value Chains

  • Papanastassiou, M. and Pearce, R. (2015) “Heterarchy”, ”, in M. Augier and Teece, D. (eds) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, [Online, 9 October 2013], Available here
  • Papanastassiou, M. and Pearce, R. (2015) “Multinational subsidiary mandates”, in M. Augier and Teece, D. (eds) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, [Online, 9 October 2013] Available here .
  • Hobdari, B, Oladottir, A., Sinani, E., Papanastassiou, M. and Pearce , R.D. (2012) Strategic complexity and global expansion: An empirical study of newcomer Multinational corporations from small economies, Journal of World Business, 47, 4, pp. 686-695 .
  • Hobdari, B., Sinani, E., Papanastassiou, M. and Pearce, R.D (2012) “The Overseas Expansion of Chinese Multinational Corporations (MNCs)” in Pearce, R.D. (editor) China And The Multinationals. International Business and the Entry of China into the Global Economy, Edward Elgar Publishing: Cheltenham, UK.
  • Almor, T., Hashai, N., Filippaios, F., Papanastassiou, M. and Rama, R. (2011) “The operations of the leading food and drink multinationals: The choice between internationalisation and diversification” in The Future of Foreign Direct Investment DI – Essays in honor of Yair Aharoni, (eds) Ramamurti, R. and Hashai, N . Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
  • García-Gallego, A. and Georgantzis, N. (2011) Good and bad increases in ecological awareness: environmental differentiation revisited. Strategic Behavior and the Environment, 1 (1). pp. 71-88.
  • Hobdari, B., Sinani, E., Papanastassiou, M. and Pearce, R. (2010) “Micro-Evidence on Investment Patterns and Motivations of Chinese Multinationals” Review of Market Integration, 2, pp. 61-86.
  • Filippaios, F., Papanastassiou, M., Pearce, R. and Rama, R. (2009) “New forms of organisation among the world’s 100 largest food and beverages multinationals”, Research Policy, 38, 6, pp. 1032-1043.
  • Papanastassiou, M. (2009) “Foreign Direct Investment and Small Countries- An Introduction”, Management International Review, 49, 1, pp. 5-10.
  • García-Gallego, A. and Georgantzis, N. (2009) Market effects of changes in consumers’ social responsibility. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 18 (1). pp. 235-262.
  • Filippaios, F. and Papanastassiou, M. (2008) “The geography of US outward FDI within the OECD: a cross-regional empirical analysis”, The Journal of Common Market Studies, 46, 5, pp. 969-1000.
  • Papanastassiou, M., Palaskas, Th. and Filippaios, F. (2007) Greek outward FDI by large Greek MNEs and their impact on the Greek economy, Athens: IOBE.
  • Manolopoulos, D., Papanastassiou, M. and Pearce, R. (2007) “Knowledge-related competitiveness and the roles of multinationals‟ R&D in a peripheral European economy: survey analysis of Greece”, Management International Review, l47, 5, pp. 661-681.
  • Pearce, R. and Papanastassiou, M. (2006) “To almost see the world; Hierarchy and strategy in Hymer’s view of the Multinational”, International Business Review, 15, 2, pp. 151-165.
  • Pearce, R. and Papanastassiou, M. (2006) Multinationals and national systems of innovation: Strategy and policy issues, in Tavares, A-T. and Teixeira, A. (eds) Multinationals, Clusters and Innovation: Does Public Policy Matter? Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Papanastassiou, M. and Pearce, R. (2005) “Funding sources and the strategic roles of decentralized R&D in multinationals”, R&D Management, 35, 1, pp. 89-100.
  • Manolopoulos, D., Papanastassiou, M. and Pearce, R. (2005) “Technology sourcing in multinational enterprises and the roles of subsidiaries: an empirical investigation”, International Business Review, 14, 3, pp. 249-267.
  • Filippaios, F., Demos, A. and Papanastassiou, M. (2004) “An event study analysis of outward foreign direct investment: the case of Greece”, International Journal of the Economics of Business, 11, 3.
  • Mergos G. And A. Papadaskalopoulos (2004) Economic Characteristics and Development Strategy of Insular Greece, Academy of Athens, Office of Economic Studies, Study no 1, Athens, pages 400.
  • Mergos G. (2003) Socio-economic Evaluation of Projects and Policies, Benou Publishers, Athens.Vol I Theory (2003), Vol. II (2009) Applications
  • Barreda, I. and Georgantzis, N. (2002) Regulating vertical relations in the presence of retailer differentiation costs. International Review of Law and Economics, 22 (3). pp. 227-256.
  • Georgantzis, N. and Sabater-Grande, G. (2002) Market transparency and collusion: on the UK agricultural tractor registration exchange. European Journal of Law and Economics, 14 (2). pp. 129-150.
  • Mergos, G., Stoforos, Ch., Mishev, P. and Ivanova, N. (2001) “Analysing Agricultural Policy Reforms under Transition in Bulgaria” Food Policy Vol. 26(5) October 2001, pp. 475-493.
  • Mergos, G. (2000) “Polish agricultural policy in the context of EU accession” in E. Majewski and G. Dalton (editors) The Strategic Options for the Polish Agro-Food Sector, Warsaw Agriculture University, Warsaw, pp. 561-567.
  • Garcia-Gallego, A. and Georgantzis, N. (1999) Dominance in the Tetra Pak case: an empirical approach. European Journal of Law and Economics, 7 (2). pp. 137-161.
  • Mergos, G. (1998) “Agricultural Issues in the Integration of Central European Countries in the European Union” in Economic Interdependence and Co-operation in Europe, edited by N. Baltas et al., Springer Verlaag, Heidelberg, σελ. 181-198.
  • Mergos, G. (1998) Agriculture price reforms under transition to market in Slovenia, Bulgaria and Romania, Option Mediterraneennes, Serie B’ Etudes et Recherhes, no 22, CIHEAM, Paris
  • Papanastassiou, M. and Anastassopoulos, G. (1997) Aspects of Greek Inward and Outward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The case of the food and drink sector, Journal of International Relations and Development, Vol. XIII, pp. 349-374.
  • Mergos, G. and Donatos, G. (1996) “Agriculture and the Rural Economy of Southern Europe at the Threshold of European Integration” Journal of Area Studies, Issue 9, pp. 33-53 (Fall 1996).
  • Garcia-Gallego, A. and Georgantzis, N. (1996) Multiproduct activity and competition policy: The Tetra Pak case. European Journal of Law and Economics, 3 (1). pp. 83-95.
  • Mergos, G. (1994) “Economic Development in Upland Areas: Concepts and Policies” MEDIT, Vol. 5, No.3, pp. 16- 20.
  • Mergos, G. (1989) “Economic Aspects of Dairy Development Policy: Issues and Choices”, Options Mediterraneennes, Serie A’, No. 6: 237-245.
  • Mergos, G. (1987) “Agricultural Incentives and their Distortions” in Dimensions of Rural Development in India by P.R. Brahmananda, B.K.Narayan and A. Kallapa (editors), Bombay, India: Himalaya Publishing House 1987, pp. 140-168.
  • Mergos, G. (1987) “Relative Distortions of Agricultural Incentives: A Cross-Country Analysis for Wheat, Rice and Maize”, Agricultural Administration, 24: 195-211.
  • Mergos, G. and Slade, R. (1987) Dairy Development and Milk Co-operatives: The Effects of a Dairy Project in India, World Bank Staff Discussion Papers, No. 15, World Bank, Washington D.C., 140 pp
  • Alderman, H., Mergos, G. and Slade, R. (1987) Co-operatives and the Commercialisation of Milk Production in India: A Literature Review, Working Paper Series on Commercialisation of Agriculture and Nutrition, No. 2. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington D.C., 92 pp.

Behavioural Dimensions in Consumer Preferences

  • Attanasi, G., Corazzini, L., Georgantzis, N. and Passarelli, F. (2014) Risk aversion, overconfidence and private information as determinants of majority thresholds. Pacific Economic Review, 19 (3). pp. 355-386.
  • Attanasi, G., García-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N., Montesano, A. and , (2013) An experiment on Prisoner’s Dilemma with confirmed proposals. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 120 (2). pp. 216-227.
  • Fatas, E., Georgantzis, N., Mañez, J. A. and Sabater-Grande, G. (2013) Experimental duopolies under price guarantees. Applied Economics, 45 (1). pp. 15-35.
  • García-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N., Jaramillo-Gutiérrez, A. and Parravano, M. (2012) The lottery-panel task for bi-dimensional parameter-free elicitation of risk attitudes. Revista Internacional de Sociologia, 70 (Extra_1). pp. 53-72.
  • Garcia Gallego, A. and Georgantzis, N. (2012) Sobre la toma de decisiones economicas bajo incertidumbre. Ciencia Cognitiva, 6 (1). pp. 27-29.
  • García-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N. and Jaramillo-Gutiérrez, A. (2012) Gender differences in ultimatum games: despite rather than due to risk attitudes. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 83 (1). pp. 42-49.
  • García-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N., Navarro-Martínez, D. and Sabater-Grande, G. (2011) The stochastic component in choice and regression to the mean. Theory and Decision, 71 (2). pp. 251-267.
  • Barreda-Tarrazona, I., García-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N., Andaluz-Funcia, J. and Gil-Sanz, A. (2011) An experiment on spatial competition with endogenous pricing. International Journal of Industiral Organization, 29 (1). pp. 74-83.
  • Georgantzis, N. and Navarro-Martínez, D. (2010) Understanding the WTA–WTP gap: Attitudes, feelings, uncertainty and personality. Journal of Economic Psychology, 31 (6). pp. 895-907.
  • García-Gallego, A. and Georgantzis, N. (2009) Market effects of changes in consumers’ social responsibility. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 18 (1). pp. 235-262.
  • Brañas, P., Georgantzis, N. and Guillen, P. (2007) Direct and indirect effects of pathological gambling on risk attitudes. Judgment and Decision Making, 2 (2). pp. 126-136.
  • Garcia-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N., Navarro-Martinez, D. and Sabater-Grande, G. (2007) Actitud frente al Riesgo y Comparación Social: un Estudio Experimental. Cuadernos Aragoneses de Economia, 17. pp. 343-362.
  • Garcia-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N., Gil-Molto, M. J. and Orts-Rios, V. (2006) An experiment on subjective game valuations. Economics Bulletin, 3. pp. 1-6.
  • Georgantzis, N. (2006) Testing oligopoly theory in the lab. Anales de Estudios Económicos y Empresariales, 16. pp. 37-74.
  • Fatas, E., Georgantzis, N., Mañez, J. A. and Sabater-Grande, G. (2005) Pro-competitive price beating guarantees: experimental evidence. Review of Industrial Organization, 26 (1). pp. 115-136.
  • Camacho-Cuena, E., Garcia-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N. and Sabater-Grande, G. (2005) Buyer–seller interaction in experimental spatial markets. Regional science and urban economics, 35 (2). pp. 89-108.
  • Camacho-Cuena, E., Garcia-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N. and Sabater-Grande, G. (2003) An experimental test of response consistency in contingent valuation. Ecological Economics, 47 (2-3). pp. 167-182.
  • Georgantzis, N. and Sabater-Grande, G. (2002) Market transparency and collusion: on the UK agricultural tractor registration exchange. European Journal of Law and Economics, 14 (2). pp. 129-150.
  • Sabater-Grande, G. and Georgantzis, N. (2002) Accounting for risk aversion in repeated prisoners’ dilemma games: an experimental test. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 48 (1). pp. 37-50.
  • Garcia-Gallego, A. and Georgantzis, N. (2001) Multiproduct activity in an experimental differentiated oligopoly. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 19 (3-4). pp. 493-518.
  • Garcia-Gallego, A., Georgantzis, N. and Orts-Rios, V. (2001) Endogenous retailer preferences in intermediate good markets. The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, 11 (2). pp. 123-139.