Garyfallos Arabatzis

Dr. Garyfallos Arabatzis, Ph.D., is a Professor since 2018 at the Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources of Democritus University of Thrace.

He teaches, among others, in many academic undergraduate and postgraduate courses, such as Investments and Forest Resources Development, Green Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Regional Development, Forest Valuation and Accounting, Land Use Planning, Financial Management, etc.

The published work of Prof. Garyfallos Arabatzis suggests an excellent example of multidisciplinary research, ranging from Forest, Rural, and Regional Development, Forest Economics, Valuation, Accounting, Regional Policy, Socio-Economics of Natural Resources and Energy, Operational Research, Green Finance and Development, and Investment Appraisal.  

In particular, Prof. Garyfallos Arabatzis has already published over 230 articles in international and national (Greek) journals and conference proceedings, among which 110 articles are published in international journals (mainly in top-tier journals) such as Forest Policy and Economics, Energy Policy, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Business Strategy and the Environment, Journal of Informetrics, Renewable Energy, Journal of Environmental Management, Annals of Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research. His work enjoys significant recognition from the scientific community and has been cited more than 2.600 times according to the Google Scholar database (h-index=26) and more than 1.570 times according to Scopus database (h-index=23). Also, he has coedited the book Natural Resources, Environment, and Development, which is a suggested textbook by many the Greek academia and is taught in several Universities.  

Prof. Garyfallos Arabatzis has served as a Reviewer in more than 60 international journals, such as Land Use Policy, Energy Policy, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Energy Economics, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Journal of Environmental Management. He was a senior researcher in 22 projects and a coordinator in 2 projects and he is a Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Current Trends in Forest Research.

Academic Profile by:Dimitrios TSIOTAS, Ph.D., RSI J