Claire Economidou is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Piraeus. From 2009 till 2014 she was Assistant Professor in the same Department. Before joining University of Piraeus, she was Assistant Professor at the Utrecht School of Economics (USE) of Utrecht University in the Netherlands from 2004 until 2009. Furthermore, she has worked for six months (2004) to EUROSTAT (EU Commission) on Sector Trade in Luxembourg.
She holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2004), Masters in Economics (MA) from the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki (2000), and a bachelor (BSc) in Mathematics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1997).
Her research interests lie on the fields of Economic Growth and Economics of Innovation. More specifically, her current research agenda is mainly concentrated on the knowledge diffusion dynamics and its impact on local innovation and growth perspectives, the role of financial frictions on country’s innovation performance, the assessment of the private value of patents, the role of institutions and social capital in shaping entrepreneurship and innovation, among others.
At the University of Piraeus teaches Macroeconomic Theory I (2nd year), Economic Growth and Development (4th year), and Advanced Macroeconomics (4th year). She is also the Organizer of the Economics Department Seminar Series, contact person of the Department's site and co-ordinator of the Erasmus Placement Programme.
She has published more than 20 papers in academic journals -some of which are leading in the field- such as the European Economic Review, the Journal of Development Economics, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, among others, and part of her research has been financed by the European Research Council (ERC) and the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) grants.
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- Intermediate Macroeconomics (3rd semester) - mandatory
- Economic Growth (7th semester) - mandadory
- Special Topics in Macroeconomics (8th semester) - elective
M.Sc. in Economic & Business Strategy
- Macroeconomic Environment (1st semester) - mandadory
- Reserch Methods for Economics (3rd semester) - elective
PUBLICATIONS (REFEREED JOURNALS)
1. Souglie, Efrosini & Dimelis, Sophia & Economidou, Claire, 2018. "Does ISO 9000 Certification Matter for Firm Performance? A Group Analysis of Greek Listed Companies." International Journal of Production Economics, forthcoming (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.
2. Drivas, Kyriakos & Economidou, Claire & Tsionas, Efthymios, 2018. "Production of Output and Ideas: Efficiency and Growth Patterns in the US" Regional Studies, vol. 52(1), pages 105-118.
3. Drivas, Kyriakos & Economidou, Claire & Karkalakos, Sotiris & Tsionas, Efthymios, 2016. "Mobility of Knowledge and Local Innovation Activity", European Economic Review, vol. 85, pages 39-61.
4. Bos, Jaap W.B. & Candelon, Bertrand & Economidou, Claire, 2016. "Does Technology Spill Over across National Borders and Technology Regimes?" Journal of Productivity Analysis, vol. 46(1), pages 63-82.
5. Economidou, Claire & Drivas, Kyriakos & Karamanis, Dimitrios & Zank, Arleen, 2016. "Academic Patents and Technology Transfer", Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, vol. 40, pages 45-63.
6. Drivas, Kyriakos & Economidou, Claire, 2015. "Is Geographic Nearness Important for Trading Ideas? Evidence from the US," Journal of Technology Transfer, vol. 40(4), pages 629-662.
7. Drivas, Kyriakos & Economidou, Claire & Karklakos, Sotiris, 2014. "Spatial Aspects of Innovation Activity in the US," Journal of the Knowledge Economy, vol. 5(3), pages 464-480.
8. Drivas, Kyriakos & Economidou, Claire, 2013. "Government sponsorship and nature of patenting activity of US universities and corporations," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, vol. 22(8), pages 775-806.
9. Bos, Jaap W.B. & Economidou, Claire & Sanders, Mark W.J.L., 2013. "Innovation over the industry life-cycle: Evidence from EU manufacturing," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, vol. 86(C), pages 78-91.
10. Bos, J.W.B. & Economidou, Claire & Koetter, M., 2010. "Technology clubs, R&D and growth patterns: Evidence from EU manufacturing," European Economic Review, vol. 54(1), pages 60-79.
12. Nicholas Apergis & Claire Economidou & Ioannis Filippidis, 2009. "International technology spillovers, human capital and productivity linkages: evidence from the industrial sector," Empirica, vol. 36(4), pages 365-387.
13. Economidou, Claire & Kool, Clemens, 2009. "European economic integration and (a)symmetry of macroeconomic fluctuations," Economic Modelling, vol. 26(4), pages 778-787.
14. Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee & Claire Economidou, 2009. "Export-led Growth vs. Growth-led Exports: LDCs Experience," Journal of Developing Areas, vol. 42(2), pages 179-209.
15. Claire Economidou & Antu Panini Murshid, 2008. "Testing the Linkages between Trade and Productivity Growth," Review of Development Economics, vol. 12(4), pages 845-860.
16. Nicholas Apergis & Claire Economidou & Ioannis Filippidis, 2008. "Innovation, Technology Transfer and Labor Productivity Linkages: Evidence from a Panel of Manufacturing Industries," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), vol. 144(3), pages 491-508.
17. Nicholas Apergis & Ioannis Filippidis & Claire Economidou, 2007. "Financial Deepening and Economic Growth Linkages: A Panel Data Analysis," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), vol. 143(1), pages 179-198.
18. Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee & Claire Economidou & Gour Goswami, 2006. "Bilateral J-curve between the UK vis-a-vis her major trading partners," Applied Economics, vol. 38(8), pages 879-888.
19. Claire Economidou & Vivian Lei & Janet Netz, 2006. "International Integration and Growth: A Further Investigation on Developing Countries," International Advances in Economic Research, vol. 12(4), pages 435-448.
20. Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee & Claire Economidou, 2006. "Do budget deficits crowd in or crowd out private investment: evidence from Europe," International Journal of Public Policy, vol. 1(3), pages 223-232.
22. Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee & Claire Economidou & Gour Gobinda Goswami, 2005. "How sensitive are Britain's inpayments and outpayments to the value of the British pound," Journal of Economic Studies, vol. 32(5), pages 455-467.
1. Bos Jaap W.B. & Economidou Claire & Zhang Lu, 2011. "Specialization in the Presence of Trade and Financial Integration: Explorations of the Integration-Specialization Nexus," Research Memorandum 026, Maastricht University, Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organization (METEOR).
2. Bos Jaap & Lamoen Ryan van & Economidou Claire, 2010. "Too Big to Innovate? Scale (dis)economies and the Competition-Innovation Relationship in U.S. Banking," Research Memorandum 054, Maastricht University, Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organization (METEOR).
3. Zoltan J. Acs & Claire Economidou & Mark Sanders, 2009. "Knowledge Spillovers from Creation to Exploitation: A Theoretical Model with Implications for Firms and Public Policy," Working Papers 09-32, Utrecht School of Economics.
WORK IN PROGRESS
1. "What Drives the Mobility of (the very and less) Skilled Individuals in Europe?"
(with Kyriakos Drivas, Dimitris Karamanis, and Mark Sanders)
2. "Xenophobic or Not? Europeans Attitudes toward Immigration."
(with Dimitris Karamanis, Alexandra kehrinioti, and Sofia Xesfingi )
3. "Social Capital, Innovation and Growth in the US Regions."
(with Dimitris Karamanis, Dimitris Konstantios and Mike Tsionas)
4. "How Important are Capital Controls in Shaping R&D Activity?"
(with Dimitris Karamanis and Dimitris Konstantios)
5. "Does the Private Value of Innovation Investments Differ across Countries?"
(with Kyriakos Drivas, Konstantina Kottaridi and Thanasis Stengos)
6. "Unveiling the Real Effects of the Monetary Policy in the US."
(with Delis Manthos, Dimitris Konstantios, Emmanuel Tsiritakis)
7. "Why Exporting Matters?"
(with Jaap Bos & Mark Sanders)
Spring semester 2017-2018
- Tuesday, 12:00-13:00