DIMELIS P., Sophia, prof.

101002 - Katedra ekonómie

Oddelenie mikroekonómie
Miestnosť 5B.56
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Pedagogická činnosť:
  • Advanced Topics in Microeconomics
Publikačná činnosť:

Refereed Books

  • "Technical Efficiency and the Role of Information Technology: A Stochastic Production Frontier Study across OECD Countries"(with S. Papaioannou). In S. Allegrezza and A. Dubrocard, eds. Internet Econometrics, Applied Econometrics Association Series, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 43-65, 2012.
  • "An Empirical Investigation of Direct and Spillover Effects from Information and Communication Technology in Greek Industries" (with S. Papaioannou). In S. Balfoussias, P. Hatzipanayotou and C. Kanellopoulos, eds. Essays in Economics, Applied Studies on the Greek Economy, 50 Years Anniversary Publication, Centre of Planning and Economic Research, pp. 483-502, 2011.
  • "Trade with Central and Eastern Europe: The Case of Greece"(with K. Gatsios). in R. Faini and R. Portes, eds. European Union Trade with Eastern Europe, CEPR, pp. 123-166, 1995.
  • "Variance Bounds Tests of Inventory Behavior in Disaggregate Manufacturing Industries" (with Μ. Ghali), in Fiorito, R, ed. Inventory Cycles and Monetary Policy, Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, pp. 209-226, 1994.
  • "A Linear Rational Expectations Equilibrium Model of the American Petroleum Industry" in Kollintzas, T., ed. The Rational Expectations Equilibrium Inventory Model: Theory and Applications, Berlin:Springer-Verlag, pp.110-197, 1989 (with T. Kollintzas).

Refereed Journals

  • Katarina Juselius and Sophia Dimelis . The Greek crisis: A story of self-reinforcing feedback mechanisms. Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 13 (2019-11): 1–22. http://dx.doi.org/10.5018/economics-ejournal.ja.2019-11.
  • "Banking concentration and firm growth: The role of size, location and financial crisis"(with I. Giotopoulos and H. Louri), Bulletin of Economic Research, January 2019.
  • "Does FDI increase productivity? The role of regulation in upstream industries, " (with S. Papaioannou), World Economy, November 2018.
  • "Does ISO 9000 certification matter for firm performance? A group analysis of Greek listed companies" (with Siougle,E. and C. Economidou), International Journal of Production Economics, April 2018.
  • "Does upstream regulation matter when measuring the efficiency impact of information technology? Evidence across EU and US industries," (with S. Papaioannou), Information Economics and Policy, 41, 67-80, Dec. 2017.
  • "Can Firms Grow Without Credit? Evidence from the Euro Area, 2005-2011: A Quantile Panel Analysis" (with I. Giotopoulos and H. Louri), Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 17, 2, 153–183, 2017.
  • "What determines the growth of micro firms in the euro area?" (with I. Giotopoulos and H. Louri), Economics and Business Letters, 5, 4, 145-151, 2016.
  • "Entry Regulation, Public Ownership and TFP Growth: Industry Level Evidence from South European Countries" (with S. Papaioannou), The Manchester School, 2015.
  • “Human Capital Effects on Technical Inefficiency: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis Across Industries of the Greek Economy“ (with S. Papaioannou), International Review of Applied Economics, 28, 6, 797-812, 2014.
  • “Globalization and Income Inequality: A Panel Data Econometric Approach for the EU27 Countries” (with D. Asteriou and A. Moudatsou), Economic Modelling, 36, 592–599, 2014.
  • "Efficiency Measurement across Sectors of the Greek Economy: A Stochastic Production Frontier Analysis" (with S. Papaioannou), Policy Studies for the Greek and International Economy, 12, 47-60, 2012.
  • "An Empirical Analysis of Inventory Productivity in Greek Retail Sector: 2000-2005" (with G. Kolias and V. Filios), International Journal of Production Economics, 133 (1), 143-153, 2011.
  • "Technical Efficiency and the Role of ICT: A Comparison between Developed and Developing Countries"(with S. Papaioannou), Emerging Markets, Finance and Trade, 47, Supplement 3, 40-53, 2011.
  • "ICT Growth Effects at the Industry Level: A Comparison between the US and the EU" (with S. Papaioannou), Information Economics and Policy, 23, 37-50, 2011.
  • "FDI and ICT Effects on Productivity Growth: A comparative analysis of developing and developed countries" (with S. Papaioannou), European Journal of Development Research, 22 (1), 79-96, 2010.
  • "Information Technology as a Factor of Economic Development: Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries" (with S. Papaioannou), Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 16 (3), pp.179-194, 2007.
  • "Inventory Investment and Foreign Ownership in Greek Manufacturing Firms" (with M. Lyriotaki), International Journal of Production Economics, 108, pp. 8-14, 2007.
  • "Information Technology and Productivity: A Cross Country Analysis: A Research note" (with S. Papaioannou), International Advances in Economic Research, 12 (1), pp. 142-143, 2006.

Books (in Greek)

  • "Modern Methods of Time Series Analysis and Forecasting", OΠΑ Publications, Athens, 2013.
  • "Macroeconomic Measures and Growth of the Greek Economy", OΠΑ Publications, Athens 2010.
  • "The Comparative Advantages of Greek Economy: An Aggregate and Sectoral Analysis, 1990-2001," Centre of Planning and Economic Studies, KEΠΕ, No. 53, Athens 2004.
  • "Modern Methods of Time Series Analysis and Forecasting", 3rd edition, Kritiki Publications, Athens, 2003.
  • "Business Cycles and Economic Growth in Greece and the EU" (with T. Kollintzas and N. Christodoulakis), 1996, IMOP, Athens.
  • "Main stylized facts of economic growth and business cycles in Greece" (with T. Kollintzas, K. Prodromidis, J. Chalikias, and N. Christodoulakis), 1992, IMOP, Athens.
Vedecko-výskumná činnosť:

Fields of Specialization

Time-series Analysis and Applied Econometrics in the areas:

Growth and Productivity Analysis, Production Efficiency, Stochastic Production Frontier Modelling, Foreign Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Information and Communication Technologies, Inventory Investment Analysis, Business Cycle Analysis, Energy Economics, Labour Economics

Research Projects

  • “The Comparative Advantages of Greek Manufacturing Sectors and the New Industrial Policy,” ICAP A.E. Research and Investment Co., 2007-2008.
  • “A Study on the Prospects for Growth of the Greek Economy”, FRONTIER ECONOMICS Ltd London, UK. Part of the Development Program of Greece 2007-2013, financed by the Ministry of Finance, 2005-2006.
  • “A Multifactorial Analysis of Dentofacial Problems in Children: a four-year Prospective Study with Panel Data”, 2000-2004.
  • “The Comparative Advantages of the Greek Economy in the 1990s”, Center of Planning and Economic Studies, EΡ-1001-01, ΚΕΠΕ, 2002-2003.
  • "Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Corporation: New Theories and Evidence" Training and Mobility of Research, TMR Program No ERBFMRXCT – 980215. Network Coordinator: Tony Venables, London School of Economics, London, 2002-2004.
  • “An Investigation of the Impact of Financial Indicators on the Growth of OECD Countries, KOE Research Institute, Athens University of the Economics and Business, 2000.
  • "New Approaches to the study of Economic Fluctuations." Training and Mobility of Research, TMR Program No ERBFMRXCT – 980213. Network Coordinator: Juan Dolado Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, 1998-2001.
  • “A Panel of Firms: A Longitudinal Inter-regional Microeconomic Study on Competitiveness,” SPES-CT91-0074, European Commission. Coordinators: E. Drandakis and T. Kollintzas, 1996-97.
Ďalšie informácie:


  • Greek
  • English
  • French

Fellowships and Awards

1973-1975, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

1985-1987, University of Pittsburgh, USA

2013-2017, Erasmus Lifelong Learning Program, Teaching Staff Mobility Scholarship

Other Activities

  • Participant in a large number of international conferences.
  • Invited speaker in various seminars and workshops (indicative, from 2000 onwards):
    • Seminar on “An outlook of the Greek Economy: From growth to crisis: What’s after?” Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria, March 2014.
    • Seminar on “The technical efficiency gains in European service sectors: The role of ICT and Product Market Regulation,” Birkbeck College, Department of Management, University of London, UK, June 2013.
    • Seminar on the role of ICT in reducing inefficiencies in OECD countries, Monash University and University of Adelaide, Australia, November 2010.
    • New Approaches to the Study of Economic Fluctuations: A CEPR and Center of Economic Studies Workshop, Hydra, Greece, May 1999 and May 2000.
  • Supervision of a large number of Master and PhD students.
  • External Evaluator, Framework Research Programmes FP7, European Commission.
  • Evaluator of proposals to Research Programmes, Greek General Secretary of R&D and other Research Centers.
  • Member of the Selection Committee for Fulbright Scholarships and Graduate Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2013.
  • External Evaluator, HORIZON 2020, European Commission, 2014-2016.
  • External Evaluator, Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education of Cyprus, September 2016.