Panagiotis E. Petrakis
Panagiotis E. Petrakis is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Economics at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, where he served as Director of the Sector of International Economics and Development in 1998-2002 and 2009-2020. He serves as Scientific Coordinator of Distance Education Training Programs since 2021.
He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Athens, an MSc from the University of Sterling and doctorate from the University of Athens.
He was chairman of the Department of Economics at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens the period 2005-2009. He is the author of numerous scientific articles and monographs, and has extensive publications in recognized academic journals (Journal of Business Research, Small Business Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Socio-Economics and International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal) in a variety of disciplines including economic development, entrepreneurship and cultural background.
He is the author of more than 26 monographs in topics related to European and Greek growth, crisis, and economic policy. He is the author of a series of textbooks on investment valuation, banking, economic growth and entrepreneurship, taught at Greek universities too. Furthermore, he has served as a board member in scientific committees in the private and the public sector
Kyriaki H. Kauka
Kyriaki H. Kauka holds a PhD in Economics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She also holds two Postgraduate Degrees, “Applied Economics and Finance” and “Economics”, Department of Economics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is a graduate of the Department of Economics of the same educational institution. She has authored three books, two of which have been published by Palgrave MacMillan internationally and by a domestic publishing house (Ropi Publications). She has also written numerous chapters that have been included in books and edited volumes. These books have been published by international publishing houses such as Palgrave MacMillan, INtechOpen and IGI Global. Her research work is complemented by scientific articles that have been published in distinguished scientific journals such as the Journal of Business Research and the Journal of Innovation and Knowledge, while she has participated in international peer-reviewed scientific conferences and has taken part in several research projects.
Dionysios G. Valsamis
PhD Candidate in Economics, Department of Economics of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) since 2015. Graduate from the Department of Economics, of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (bachelor degree, 2008). Master degrees “Economic Science MPhilEcon” (2015) and “Applied Economics and Finance” (2009), in the same department. Since 2009, he joins the Research Committee of University of Athens, where he performs working papers, reference texts, analysis and reports of scientific content, edit and collect data on the medium-long term prospects of the Greek economy, institutional and cultural background, the effectiveness of economic theory and the pursuit of economic policy for programs for supplementary education using innovative distance education, in the Vocational Distance Training Center of the NKUA. He is co-author of the book “General Economic Development and Growth” (2018, “Ropi” Publications) and the book “European Economics and Politics in the Fragmented European Federation” published by Springer in 2013. He has published articles in scientific journals such as the “Journal of Business Research” and the “Journal of Innovation and Knowledge”, contributions to international scientific conferences with judges and collective volumes, and has taken part in research projects. As a PhD Candidate, he has taught in the Department of Economics, of the NKUA: Political Economy of Development and Growth, Applied Economic Development, Special Issues of Economic Development: Entrepreneurship, Evaluation and Analysis of Investment Decisions, Banking Economic and Economic Policy in the Greek Economy, as well as the following courses of the Applied Economics and Finance ECAC: Topics of Greek, European and World Economy and Topic Development of the Greek Economy. His professional experience is complemented by participation in the scientific / research teams of “In Deep Analysis” and “EduJob”. His main fields of interest regard issues on monetary policy, economic growth, and the implementation of economic policies in Europe.
Konstantina Papaioannou holds a MSc. in Business Administration, Analytics and Information Systems from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Since 2019 she operates as a data analyst in the E-Learning program of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In the same time, she is a member of the research team under Professor Panagiotis E. Petrakis at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has publications in high-profile international scientific journals and she has participated in international conferences.
Anna Maria Kanzola
Anna-Maria Kanzola has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (summa cum laude) and a Master of Science in Applied Economics and Finance (summa cum laude) from the same institution. She is a PhD candidate in behavioral and labor economics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Since 2019, she has been a member of the research team under Professor Panagiotis E. Petrakis at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has published in high-profile international scientific journals and participated in international conferences, receiving awards and distinctions. Microeconomics, scenario planning and foresight, human behavior, anthropology, and sociology are among her scholarly interests.
Anastasios Papafragkos has a BA in the Department of Economics of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (grade 9.11/Excellent) and a MSc in the Department of Economics of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (grade 8.56/Excellent). He also has two publications. He has been a part of the research group under the supervision of Professor Panagiotis E Petrakis at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens since 2022.
Dimitris Papachrysanthou is a graduate of the Department of Political Sciences of the University of Crete and a master’s student in Business Administration, Analytics and Information Systems at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens. Since 2020 he has been collaborating with the E-Learning program of the National and Kapodistrian University as a member of the research group of Professor Panagiotis E. Petrakis. Despite this, he has participated in simulation conferences of the UN and Internet Growth Tourism online Google while also holding Google certifications in the Google ads sector.
Giorgos Vasilis is a researcher in the Department of Economics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). He holds a BSc., degree with honours (8.8/10), in Economics and an MPhil in Economic Science from the NKUA, Greece. Since 2019, he has been working as a graduate research assistant at NKUA under the supervision of Professor Panagiotis E. Petrakis. He is mainly interested in political economy, the history of economic thought, economic history, and microeconomics.
George E. Thrapsaniotis
George E. Thrapsaniotis belongs to the Laboratory Teaching Staff in the Department of Humanities of the Pedagogical Department of Primary Education of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is a Graduate of the Department of Social Theology of the Theological School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and a Doctor of the Theological School and the Pedagogical Department of Primary Education of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. His teaching subject is: ” Issues of study of the religious phenomenon and religions in education, Culture, Religion and Education in the era of globalization, Introduction to Sociology, Sociology of Education”. He has written monographs entitled, ” Religion and the Environment, social and pedagogical approaches, p.816, Religion Society and Education, p.386 and Ecclesiastical Law in the Apostolic Orders, Contribution to the History of Law, p. 407″. He is the author of many scientific articles and has numerous publications in recognized scientific journals. He is a certified Adult Educator by the National Organization for the Certification of Qualifications and Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP) of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religions, Member of the International Union of Eastern Churches (THE SOCIETY FOR THE LAW OF EASTERN CHURCHES), Member of the Hellenic Society of Victimology and Member of the Philosophical Society. He was a Scholar of the I.KY. (State Scholarships Foundation), for the preparation of a doctoral dissertation, Scholarship of the Vardinogianni Foundation, for postgraduate studies, Scholarship of the Papadakis Foundation, for undergraduate studies and Scholarship of the Fafoutis Foundation, for undergraduate studies.