Vlassis Missos
Vlassis Missos
Research Fellow (D)


Social Policy
Social Policy, Political Economy and History of Economic Thought
The political economy of the Welfare System in Greece

Contact Info

Amerikis 11, Athens, 10672

Curriculum Vitae



2018-2021: Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Athens, researching analytical controversies of the meaning of time in Political Economy

2010-2015: PhD in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Athens. Thesis dissertation title: “The Importance of Time in Different Political Economic Systems”, supervised by Professor Nikos J. Theocarakis.

2007-2009: MPhil, International post-graduate program in Economics, UADPhilEcon, University of Athens.

2001 – 2006: Bachelor in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Athens



Μissos V. (2017). “Marshall on Time and Mathematical Analysis”, Œconomia, 7 (1): 61-86


Books and research studies in Greek

  • (2019) "Report: Review of policy and practice regarding the minimum wage levels", Samoa Governance Support Programme.
  • (2018) ‘Real Economy: Development, crisis and povertization in Greece’, (with Costis Vaitsos, in Greek). [Greek title: «Πραγματική οικονομία: εμπειρίες ανάπτυξης, κρίσης και φτωχοποίησης στην Ελλάδα»]. Athens: Kritiki
  • (2018) ‘Unequal distribution of income taxes in Greece’ (in Greek). [Greek title: «Άνιση Κατανομή Φορολογικής Επιβάρυνσης φυσικών προσώπων στην Ελλάδα της Κρίσης»], Policy note 16, Observatory for economic and social developments in Greece, Institute of Labour.
  • (2015) ‘Social policy, poverty and inequality’, chapter 5 (in greek). [Greek title: «Κοινωνική Πολιτική, Φτώχεια και Ανισότητα, Κεφάλαιο]. Annual report for the Greek economy and employment, Institute of Labour.


Work experience:

2018-to date

Research Fellow (full time, continuing appointment) at the Centre of Planning and Economic Research, in Athens, Greece

Job description: My main research concentrates on issues of Social Policy, Poverty and Income Inequality.

June 2015 to November 2016

Special consultant for the General Secretary of Fiscal Policy of the Ministry of Finance.

June 2012 to June 2015

Research Associate, Institute of Labour, Athens, Greece.


Teaching experience

From 2015 to 2019 I have worked as an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Economics of the University of Athens, teaching the courses of Introduction to Political Economy, Growth Theory and Classic Texts of Political Economy.