Dean at the Department of Economic and Regional Development, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences
Yannis Psycharis is a Professor of Regional Economic Analysis at the Department Economic and Regional Development, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences.
He is a graduate of the Department of Economics of the University of Piraeus, with a postgraduate degree from the Institute of Regional Development and a Ph.D. from the Department of Public Administration of Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences.
He has been a faculty member of the Engineering Department of Town Planning and Regional Development of the University of Thessaly and a Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics (LSE) in the UK. In addition to his expertise in Economic Geography, his research and educational interests concern the study of regional inequalities at national and European levels and the analysis and evaluation of regional development policies and programs.
He has authored a significant number of articles in reputable Greek and international scientific journals and has participated in numerous international scientific conferences. He is the President of the Greek Department of the European Society of Regional Science (ERSA) and has previously served as a Director of the National School of Public Administration and Local Government.
He is a reviewer of articles in international scientific journals that include:
• URBAN STUDIES,
• EUROPEAN PLANNING STUDIES,
• ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING,
• REGIONAL STUDIES,
• SPATIAL ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, etc
Indicative Publications include:
• Petrakos G. and Psycharis Y. (2004), Regional Analysis in Greece, Kritiki Publications (in Greek).
• Psycharis Y. and Skayannis P., (2008), (eds) The Context, Dynamics and Planning of Urban Development: a selection of papers, University of Thessaly Press
• Coccossis H., Psycharis Y. (2008), (eds) Regional Analysis and Policy: the Greek experience, Springer, Contributions to Economics Series
• Coccossis H., Psycharis Y. (2007), (eds) ERSA 2006 Conference Proceedings: A Selection of Papers, European Regional Science Association, Greek Section
• Deffner A., Konstadakopulos D and Psycharis Y. (2003) (eds) Culture and Regional Economic Development in Europe: Cultural, Political and Social Perspectives, Volos, University of Thessaly Press.
By Dr. Eleni Stamatiou-Lacroix