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Dr. Konstantinos Kounetas is an Assistant Professor in Applied Industrial Organization, affiliated to the Department of Economics (University of Patras, Greece) and visiting Professor to the Department of Business and Economics (University of Naples, Italy). He holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics and M.A in Economics from the University of East Anglia, UK and a PhD in Economics from the Department of Economics at University of  Patras.His main publications have appeared in leading international journals including European Journal of Operational Research, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Energy Economics, Energy Policy, International Journal of Production Economics,Annals of Operational Research, European Journal of Health Economics and Economic Modeling.

Assistant Professor Kounetas's main area of research is energy economics and applied industrial organization with a focus on estimation of efficiency and productivity. He uses production, cost, and profit function approaches to estimate economic efficiency and total factor productivity. Although his research in this area is based on micro data, his specialty is, also,  in the use of panel data. He has formulated a variety of panel data models to measure efficiency, which he has applied to banking, industries, countries, electricity companies, firms in different sectors etc. He has also worked on models using cross-sectional data applications that include hospitals and health centers. 

Assistant Professor Kounetas serves as a referee in a wide variety of professional journals and publishers including:Energy Economics-Energy Policy-The Energy Journal-International Journal of Production Economics-European Journal of Operational Research-Journal of Operational Research Society-Annals of Operations Research-Small Business Economics -International Transactions in Operational Research-Computers and Operations Research-Economic Modeling-European Journal of Health Economics-Operational Research:An international Journal-International Review of Applied Economics-Journal of Sport Economics- Scientometrics- Contemporary Economic Policy-International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management-Central European Journal of Operational Research-The Social Science Journal-International Economics-Environmental Economics and Policy Studies-Journal of Cleaner Production-Technological Forecasting and Social Change.

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Department of Economics

University of Patras Rio,
Campus 26504
Office Hours (Winter Semester) 2016-2017
Tuesday: 13:00-14:00
Υποσελίδες (1): Phd Thesis Supervision
Kostas Kounetas,
4 Οκτ 2015, 7:13 π.μ.