Prof. Christos A. LADIAS

Prof. Christos A. LADIAS, Ph.d., was born in 1950, in Trikala, Thessaly, Greece. He holds a B.Sc. from the Department of Economics, University of Athens; an M.Sc. in Urban and Regional Development, from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Institute of Regional Development (IPA), and a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Development, from the Department of Urban and Regional Development, Panteion University.

Currently, he is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the international scientific journal Regional Science Inquiry Journal (rated by EconLit, Scopus, and R.S.A.I.), published under the aegis of the Hellenic Association of Regional Scientists; the author of authorized University textbooks, a Special Consultant of the Economic and Social Committee of Greece (O.K.E.); and a full member of the American Economic Association (A.E.A.).

His former titles include:

Professor of Regional Economics, at the Department of Economic and Regional Development, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Greece (2005-2018)

Professor of Economics, at the Engineer Stream (S.M.A.), and Professor of Probability and Statistics at the Pilot Stream, of the Hellenic Air Force Academy – H.A.F.A., Greece (1995-2005),

Prefect in the Prefectures of Phthiotis and Corinthia, Greece (1990-1993),

Academic Researcher, at the Institute of Regional Development, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences (2004-2007),

Member of the Committee for the Institutional Modernization of the Greek Regions, of the Hellenic Ministry of the Interior Public Administration and Decentralization (2007-2009),

Member of the National Land Planning and Sustainable Development Council, at the Hellenic Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works, (2005-2012)

President of the Greek Regional Economists’ Association (S.E.P.) (2004-2012),

During his academic career, he taught in Postgraduate Programs at the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and the University of the Aegean, Greece, as well as at other Institutions of Higher Education, such as the Hellenic Army Officers School (Evelpidon), the Hellenic Police Academy (Officers’ Section), the Police Academy, and the Technological Institute of Higher Education of Athens. He has also taught in Seminar Programs, at the Institute of Regional Development (IPA), Panteion University, the National Centre of Public Administration, and many more.

He has published several scientific papers in international and Greek peer-review journals, several chapters in collective volumes, and has been a lecturer in Greek and international scientific conferences in economics, as well as a lecturer on various topics of important events. He also authored the following scientific and academic books:

Regional Policy Issues in Greece, Athens, Greek Regionalists’ Association, 1999,

The Institutional Framework and Water Resource Management in the Prefecture of Corinthia, Corinthos: Independent Organization of Stymfalia Asopos, Corinthia Prefecture, 1993,

Notes on Regional Economic Policy Issues University Lessons, Athens: Institute of Regional Development of Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, 1993,

The development of cotton cultivation in the Region of Thessaly, Athens: European Institute of Economic Development, 1990,

Regional Economic Theory and Policy, Student University Notes, 1st Issue, Theoretical Documentation, Athens, 2011,

 • The contemporary institutional framework of regional development in Greece, 1st edition, Athens, Papazisis Publications (309p), ISBN 978-960-02-2747-5, authorized university textbook (best seller), 2013,

Specific issues of local government, 1st edition, Athens, Papazisis Publications, (350p), ISBN 978-960-02-3056-7, authorized university textbook (best seller), 2014,

The European Regions today, 1st edition, Athens, Papazisis Publications, (480p), ISBN 978-960-02-3128, authorized university textbook, 2015.

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