Panagiotis E. Petrakis

Panagiotis E. Petrakis is Professor in the Department of Economics at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, while he also serves as Scientific Coordinator of Distance Education Training Programs in the same University. 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 and Director of the Sector of “History, Economic Development and International Economics” from 1998 to 2002 and from 2009 up to 2020.

He is the author of numerous scientific articles and monographs, and has extensive publications in recognized academic journals (Journal of Business Research, Economic Modeling, 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 30 monographs in topics related to European and Greek growth, crisis, and economic policy. He is the author of a series of textbooks on economic development and growth, investment valuation, banking, 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.