Kyriakos Drivas is an assistant professor at the University of Piraeus, Department of Economics. He has received his BSc from University of Crete, Department of Economics, his MSc from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Agricultural Economics and a PhD from University of California-Berkeley, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
He has worked as an adjunct lecturer at Hellenic Open University, a post-doctoral researcher at the Agricultural University of Athens, the Athens University of Economics and Business and the Agriculture Economics Research Institute. He has also worked as a visiting economist at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and external research associate at the Hellenic Industrial Property Organization.
His research interests lie on the empirical study of innovation management, intellectual property rights, economic growth and technology transfer. He has over twenty publications in peer review journals including Nature, European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and International Journal of Industrial Organization.
- Drivas, K., Lei, Z., & Wright, B. D. "Application publication or confirmation of grant: Which matters more for academic technology transfer?" International Journal of Industrial Organization, forthcoming.Drivas, K., Lei, Z., & Wright, B. D. (2017). " Academic patent licenses: Roadblocks or signposts for nonlicensee cumulative innovation?" Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 137, 282-303.Drivas, K. "The Contribution of Marketing and Branding Efforts in Food Exports: Evidence from Panel Data." Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization.Drivas, K., Economidou, C., & Tsionas, E. G. (2017). "Production of output and ideas: efficiency and growth patterns in the United States." Regional Studies, 1-14.Drivas, Kyriakos, Andreas Panagopoulos, and Stelios Rozakis. "Instigating Entrepreneurship to a University in an Adverse Entrepreneurial Landscape." The Journal of Technology Transfer: 1-20.
Drivas K., C. Economidou, S. Karkalakos, and E. G. Tsionas. "Mobility of Knowledge and Local Innovation Activity." European Economic Review 85(2016): 39-61.
Drivas K., C. Economidou, D. Karamanis, and A. Zank. "Academic Patents and Technology Transfer." Journal of Engineering and Technology Management 40(2016): 45-63.
Drivas K., Balafoutis A.T., and S. Rozakis. "Research Funding and Academic Output: The Case of Agricultural University of Athens." Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation 33, no. 3 (2015): 235-256.
Drivas, K., and A. Panagopoulos. “Using the Patent Term Changes in Assessing the Evolution of Patent Valuation from Filing to Maturity.” European Journal of Innovation Management 19, no. 4 (2016): 528-546.
Drivas, K., and C. Iliopoulos. "An Empirical Investigation in the Relationship Between PDOs/PGIs and Trademarks." Journal of the Knowledge Economy (2016): 1-11.
Drivas, K., I. Fafaliou, E. Fampiou, and D. Yannelis. "The Effect of Patent Grant on the Geographic Reach of Patent Trade." The Journal of High Technology Management Research 26, 1 (2015): 58-65.
Agiakloglou C., K. Drivas and D. Karamanis. “Individual Inventors and Market Potentials: Evidence from US Patents.” Science and Public Policy 43, no. 2 (2016): 147-156.
Drivas, Kyriakos, and Claire Economidou. "Is geographic nearness important for trading ideas? Evidence from the US." The Journal of Technology Transfer 40, no. 4 (2015): 629-662.
Wright, B. D., K. Drivas, Z. Lei, and S. A. Merrill. "Technology Transfer: Industry-funded Academic Inventions Boost Innovation." Nature 507, no. 7492(2014): 297.
Drivas K., C. Economidou, S. Karkalakos. “Spatial Aspects of Innovation Activity in the US.” Journal of the Knowledge Economy 5, 1 (2014): 464-480.
Drivas, K., C. Economidou "Government Sponsorship and Nature of Patenting Activity of US Universities and Corporations." Economics of Innovation and New Technology 22, 8(2013): 775-806.
Drivas K. “The Implications of International Political Disputes on Business Interests: An Event Study.” Ekonomia 13, 1(2010): 36-55.
Drivas K., K. Giannakas. “The Effect of Cooperatives on Quality-Enhancing Innovation.” Journal of Agricultural Economics 61, 2(2010): 295-317.
Drivas K., K. Giannakas. “Process Innovation Activity in a Mixed Oligopsony: The Role of Marketing Cooperatives.” Journal of Rural Cooperation 36, 2(2008): 131-156.
Fall semester 2019-2020
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