Prodromídis Pródromos - Ioánnis
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Senior Research Fellow
Labor and Regional Economics
Τime-Use. Employment-Unemployment-Production-Wages-Income. Spatial & Regional Analyses. Market Analyses & Business Economics. Macroeconomics.

(i) The spatial distribution of employment & unemployment in Greece. (ii) Post-disaster economic & production planning for Farsala, Thessaly.

KEPE, Amerikis 11, Athens 106 72
(+30) 210-3676412

Academic Credentials 

  • Ph.D. Economics. Univ. of Essex (2001).
  • M.A. History. Pennsylvania State Univ. (1996). 
  • M.A. Economics. Pennsylvania State Univ. (1993).
  • B.A. Athens Univ. of Economics and Business (1990).

 

Professional Experience

 

Honours and Awards 

  • Award by the Academy of Athens (2008).
  • Fellowship by the A.Onassis Foundation (1994-97).
  • Merit Scholarships by the Greek National Scholarship Foundation (1987-90) and by the Halkiopoulos Fund of the Athens Univ. of Economics and Business (1987 and 1989).

 

Teaching - most recent student evaluation (acad. year 2022-23): 4.82 / 5.00 (on a scale of 1-5)

 

 

Publications  (To see more works (articles, chapters etc.) written in Greek switch to the Greek version of the site.)

 

Books

 

Articles in ABS/ΑJG and ABDC-indexed journals 

 

Articles in other EconLit-indexed journals

 

Articles in the journals of KEPE and of the Hellenic Open Univ. (employers) 

 

Chapters in books

 

Other publications  

Coordination of KEPE projects 

  • Assessing the impact of NSRF resources to support entrepreneurship during the COVID-19 pandemic in Greece. 2023. Prepared in collaboration with Data RC for the Greek Ministry for Development and Investments.
  • New avenues for development and innovation in flood-affected Karditsa. 2022. Prepared for the Greek Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister for State Aid and Recovery from Natural Disasters.
  • Special studies on the cost of government procurement procedures in Greece, and on the macroeconomic impact of the Greek Recovery and Resilience proposals. 2021. Prepared for the Greek Ministry of Finance.
  • Phasing-out coal in the energy sector in Megalopolis. 2020-2022. Prepared for the Region of the Peloponnese.
  • The development of e-services and tools for entrepreneurship and innovation in Apulia and Western Greece. 2019-2020. Prepared for the Regional Development Fund of Western Greece as part for the 2014-2020 Greece-Italy Interreg Program.
  • The Regional Development Plan of Western Greece: 2014-20. 2015-17. Prepared for the Regional Council and the Regional Development Fund of Western Greece. 
  • The Market Definition/Delimitation and Analyses Project - Pilot Study. 2013-14. Prepared for the Greek Ministry of Development and Competitiveness.
  • The regional dimension of the National Strategic Reference Framework. 2009-10. Prepared for the Greek Ministry of the Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping.

 

 

Formal Classroom Assignments 

  • Microeconomics (introductory, intermediate): (a) Athens Univ. of Economics and Business (acad. years 2010-19). (b) Open Univ. of Cyprus (acad. years 2017-19).
  • Macroeconomics (introductory, intermediate): (a) Open Univ. of Cyprus (acad, year 2017-18). (b) Athens Univ. of Economics and Business (acad. years 2010-15). (c) Univ. of Cyprus (acad. year 2008-09).
  • Mathematics (introductory): (a) Univ. of Cyprus (acad. year 2008-09). (b) National Univ. of Ireland – Univ. College Cork (acad. years 1999-2003). 
  • Econometrics (intermediate): National Univ. of Ireland – Univ. College Cork (acad. years 2000-01). 
  • Business Administration (introductory, intermediate): Athens Univ. of Economics and Business (acad. year 2003-04). (In cooperation with J.Ladopoulos.)
  • Business Economics (postgraduate): Open Univ. of Cyprus (present).
  • Industrial Organization and Business Strategy (postgraduate): National Univ. of Ireland – Univ. College Cork (acad. years 1999-2003).
  • Industrial Organization, Labor Economics and European Businesses (intermediate): Hellenic Open Univ. (acad. years 2017-18, 2019-23). 
  • Seminar on Critical Thinking in Economics: National Univ. of Ireland – Univ. College Cork (acad. years 2000-02).
  • Seminar on Research Methodology: (a) Univ. of Cyprus (acad. year 2008-09). (b) National Univ. of Ireland – Univ. College Cork (acad. year 1999-2000).                          

 

Other Professional Activities

 

Administrative positions held  

  • Secretary General of Greece's national statistical society, namely, the Greek Statistical Institute (2018 and 2019). 
  • Vice-Chair of (a) the Territorial Policy Development Committee (2006-08), and (b) the Working Party on Territorial Indicators (2005-08). OECD.
  • Chair of the Economics Students' Careers Support Committee, National Univ. of Ireland – Univ. College Cork (acad. years 2001-03).
  • President of the International Student Council and ex officio member/representative to the various administrative advisory boards, the dean search committee, etc., Pennsylvania State Univ. (acad. year 1995-96). 

 

Academic services in universities, research institutes etc. 

  • Coordinator of KEPE's 2012-15 educational outreach program aimed to familiarize economics students and local communities with (a) the analytical tools for conducting economic research, and (b) practices employed in economic planning.
  • Coordinator of the Postgraduate Program for the Higher Diploma in Economic Science (acad. years 2001-03). National Univ. of Ireland – Univ. College Cork.
  • Coordinator of ad hoc committees of the Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region (since 2015).
  • MA thesis adviser of Maria Machaira (2024, Open Univ. of Cyprus), Athanasia Zovoili, Dimitrios Papathanassiou (2020, Open Univ. of Cyprus), Evaggelia Iakovidou (2019, Open Univ. of Cyprus), Eirini Stavropoulou, Ourania Karypidou (2018, Open Univ. of Cyprus), Jennifer Dennehy, Ann Heally, Garret Wade (2002, National Univ. of Ireland – Univ. College Cork), Brian Lane, Marise Robinson (2001, National Univ. of Ireland – Univ. College Cork). Assessment of 13 additional MA dissertations at the Open Univ. of Cyprus (in 2018-20 and 2024) and of two additional MA dissertations at the National Univ. of Ireland – Univ. College Cork (in 2001).
  • Editor of the volume entitled Special Issues on Regional Entrepreneurship & Innovation Planning. Perspectives from Western Greece and Apulia. Published by the Regional Development Fund of Western Greece & KEPE in December 2021. (In collaboration with V. Missos and I. Reziti.)
  • Editor of the volume entitled Financial and Economic Crisis: The Return to Stability, containing the proceedings of a conference under the same title, organized by the A. Onassis Foundation in June 2010. 
  • Editor of the Economic Observer (volumes of 2001and 2002): A postgraduate economics research journal showcasing the articles of students at the National Univ. of Ireland – Univ. College Cork.

 

Assessor, reviewer of books, articles and monographs

 

Referee for professional journals