Δρ. Παύλος Γκάσης

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Pavlos-GkasisDr. Pavlos Gkasis is a lecturer at the Business Administration and Economics Department of The International Faculty of The University of Sheffield, CITY College. He teaches Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Public Economics, Modern Financial Markets Institutions and Instruments and Introduction to Management.

His PhD was funded by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology as part of the PENED – 2003 Grant Fellowship Program (Programme for the Reinforcement of Research Students, 2006-2009). The title of his Thesis is: “The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Basic Sectors of the Greek Economy Through the Process of Technological Diffusion” and it was supervised by Associate Professor Persefoni Tsaliki.

He has also taught Quantitative Methods for Business, Business Statistics, Money and Banking, International Financial Management, Business Economics and Principles of Management.

He has been a member of the organising committee of the 8th South East European Doctoral Student Conference as the Chair of Research Track 1: ‘Enterprise, Innovation & Development’. The conference was successfully held in Thessaloniki on 16-17 September 2013 and was organised by the South East European Research Centre (SEERC) and the University of Belgrade. He is currently the Chair of the 9th South East European Doctoral Student Conference which will be held in Thessaloniki on 25-26 September 2014.

  • PhD in Economics – 2011 Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • MSc in International Business and Economic Development – 2004, The University of Reading Business School, Reading, UK
  •  BA (Hons) in International and European Economic and Political Studies – 2003, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

Research Interests

Political Economy, International Business, Business Economics, Industrial Economics, Technological Innovation, International Trade, Technological Diffusion, Efficiency Analysis

Publications

Full list of publications

Published Papers in Refereed Journals

Gkasis, P., Desli, E., Tsaliki, P., (2013), “Technological Diffusion via Foreign Direct Investment: An Alternative Measurement” The Journal of Developing Areas. Vol. 47 (2), pp. 251-275.

Desli, E., Gkasis, P., Tsaliki, P., (2012), “An Alternative Approach to the Monitoring of Technological Diffusion via Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from the Greek Manufacturing Sector” International Review of Applied Economics. Vol. 26 (5), pp. 687-707.

Published Papers in Proceedings

“Technological Diffusion via Foreign Direct Investment in the Greek Manufacturing Sector, 2001-2007.” Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the Economic Society of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 2010 (co-authored with E. Desli, and P. Tsaliki)

“The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on the Greek Economy. A Data Envelopment Analysis of the Greek Chemicals Sector and the Food Products and Beverages Sector.” Proceedings of the 4th South East European Doctoral Student Conference (co-authored with E. Desli, and P. Tsaliki)

Current Research

Economic Researcher for research programme: “Comparative Analysis of the Economic and Political Conditions in Greece and Turkey.” – E.P.A.T.H. Project funded by the Greek General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) within the framework of the “Business Support for the Employment of Highly Qualified Personnel” of the O.P “Employment and Vocational Training”.

Other Information

Economic Researcher for research programme: “Measurement of the Level of Globalisation of the Greek Economy and R&D and Innovation Activities for 1995-2005”. Project under the auspices of OECD and funded by the Greek General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT).

Referee for: The Journal of Developing Areas, International Review of Applied Economics,EuroMed Journal of Business

Member of the Economic Society of Thessaloniki, member of the Economic Chamber of Greece.