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Staff Books and Publications


Below is a selective list of publications produced  under the auspices of the Hellenic Observatory or by its members of staff.

The Hellenic Observatory does not itself publish a book series. Occasionally, however, we collaborate with publishers or other institutions to produce published monographs, edited volumes and conference proceedings.

For a more detailed list of all HO core staff publications visit the LSE experts pages:


Anthropology Daniel Knight

Alternatives to austerity
Edited by Laura Bear, Department of Anthropology,LSE and Daniel M. Knight, Visiting Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
Special Issue of Anthopology Today
October 2017

Eurobank Global Markets Research

Eurobank Economy & Markets From a vicious to a virtuous cycle? ‘Turning Greece into an attractive investment destination: Opportunities and Challenges’

Nikolaos Karamouzis (Eurobank Ergasias S.A. & Hellenic Bank Association), Platon Monokroussos, (Eurobank Ergasias S.A. and Hellenic Obervatory, LSE) and Tasos Anastasatos   (Eurobank) September 2017

Beyond Austerity

Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy, MIT Press
Edited by Meghir Costas Professor of Economics, Yale University, Pissarides Christopher A. Regius Professor of Economics, LSE, Vayanos Dimitri   Professor of Finance and Vettas Nikos Professor of Economics, AUEB & General Director, IOBE
September 2017

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Arapoglou_Contested Landscapes of Poverty and Homelessness In Southern Europe

Contested Landscapes of Poverty and Homelessness In Southern Europe
Arapoglou, Vassilis P., Associate Professor in Sociology at the University of Crete and Gounis, Kostas, Associate Professor in Sociology at the University of Crete
September 2017


Conversations. The Promise of Humanities and Social Sciences
Eleni Andriakaina, Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and History, Panteion University, Athens and Rosa Vasilaki,Research Associate, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
September 2014


Greece: Modernisation and Europe 20 years on
Edited by Spyros Economides, Director of the Hellenic Observatory
July 2017


Reform dynamics in Greek democracy today: Stagnation and reform in rule of law, mass media and social inclusion
Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos, Hellenic Observatory Research Associate
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Athens Office, July 2017

Eurobank Global Markets Research

Fiscal policy relaxation in a depressed economy - Can there be a “Free Lunch” for Greece?
Platon Monokroussos,
Hellenic Observatory Senior Visiting Fellow & Group Chief Economist, Eurobank Ergasias S.A
July 2017

Eurobank Global Markets Research

A quantitative assessment of the agreement on Greece reached at the Eurogroup of 15 June 2017
Platon Monokroussos,
Hellenic Observatory Senior Visiting Fellow & Group Chief Economist, Eurobank Ergasias S.A
May 2017

Eurobank Global Markets Research

Greece: How much relief is actually needed to restore public debt sustainability
Platon Monokroussos, Hellenic Observatory Senior Visiting Fellow & Group Chief Economist, Eurobank Ergasias S.A
May 2017

Yiannos Katsourides book

The Greek Cypriot Nationalist Right in the Era of British Colonialism
Yiannos Katsourides
, Director of the Prometheus Research Institut (Nicosia) and Visiting Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
Springer, May 2017


Greece Expenditure on Social Protection and Pensions: How generous it is by international standards and relative to the rest of the EU?

Platon Monokroussos, Hellenic Observatory Senior Visiting Fellow & Group Chief Economist, Eurobank Ergasias S.A, March 2017

 Eurobank Global Markets Research
Greece: 2017 Economic Outlook
Monokroussos, Platon; Anastasatos, Tassos; Stamatiou, Theodoros; Dimitriadou, Anna; Gogos, Stylianos G.
Greece Macro Monitor, March 2017
 Platon Monokrousos Eurobank Paper

Greece: Contrasting the views of the EU Institutions and the IMF staff on the outlook of Greek economy and the present bailout programme

Platon Monokroussos, Hellenic Observatory Senior Visiting Fellow & Group Chief Economist, Eurobank Ergasias S.A
Greece Macro Monitor, February 2017

 European Journal of Homelessness

Researching Housing Exclusion and Homelessness in Southern Europe: Learning Through Comparing Cities and Tracking Policies
Vassilis Arapoglou
, Department of Sociology, University of Crete
10th Anniversary Issue of the European Journal of Homelessness, Volume 10, No. 3 2016


Yet Another Greco-German Imbalance
Dr Angelos Chryssogelos, former Research Fellow at the Hellenic Observatory, published a review on the book 'Against the Troika: Crisis and Austerity in the Eurozone', by Heiner Flassbeck and Costas Lapavitsas EuropeNow Journal, January 2017


The Sociology of the Individual-Relating Self and Society
Athanasia Chalari, former A.C. Laskaridis Post-Doctoral Fellow; University of Northampton, London School of Economics & Political Science
SAGE Publishing 2016

Angelos Chryssogelos-Chatham-House

Research Paper
The EU’s Crisis of Governance and European Foreign Policy
Angelos Chryssogelos, former National Bank of Greece Postdoctoral Fellow; Teaching Fellow in International Relations & Politics, King's College London
Chatham House, November 2016


The Achievements of Cohesion Policy: long-period evidence on the factors conditioning success and failure from 15 selected regions Crescenzi R., Fratesi U. and Monastiriotis V.
Ch.6 in Dotti, N.F. (ed), Learning from Implementation and Evaluation of the EU Cohesion Policy: lessons from a research-policy dialogue, RSA Research Network on Cohesion Policy, Brussels 2016

 World Economy Journal

External asymmetries in the euro area and the role of foreign direct investment
Christodoulakis, Nicos; Sarantides, Vassilis
The World Economy, June 2016


LSE Hellenic Observatory Policy Paper
Towards a new social contract: Greek pensions halfway through adjustment
Tinios, Platon
April 2016

european court of auditors

feature article on Professor Kevin Featherstone's and Professor Dimitris Papadimitriou's presention of their latest book 'Prime Ministers and the Paradox of Power in Greece' as part of the Megaron Lecture Series was published in the European Court of Auditors (ECA) Journal.
The edition also features an interview with both Professors, titled 'How far can Europe intervene into national administrative processes?'
March 2016

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Post-Ottoman Coexistence: Sharing Space in the Shadow of Conflict
Bryant, Rebecca

Berghahn Books, March 2016 
This title is available on Open Access.

On Critical Times_Book Cover

Ethnographies of Austerity: Temporality, Crisis and Affect in Southern Europe
Knight, Daniel M.
History and Anthropology, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp. 1-18, January 2016

On Critical Times_Book Cover

On Critical Times: Return, Repetition, and the Uncanny Present
Bryant, Rebecca
History and Anthropology, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp. 19-31, January 2016

Eurobank Global Markets Research

Greece Macroeconomic Outlook 2016 - Eurobank Global Markets Research
Monokroussos, Platon; Anastasatos, Tassos; Petropoulou, Paraskevi;Stamatiou, Theodoros
Greece Macro Monitor, December 2015

 European Journal of Homelessness

'Revisiting the Concept of Shelterisation: Insights from Athens, Greece'
Arapoglou, Vassilis  & Gounis, Kostas
European Journal of Homelessness, Volume 9.2, pages 137-57,  December 2015


La Crisis Griega 2010-18: Una Vision Desde Dentro
Lyberaki, Antigone and Tinios, Platon
Revista de Economica Crítica, no 20, pp159-171, October 2015

 A financial crisis manual

A Financial Crisis Manual: Reflections on the Road Ahead
Thomakos, Dimitrios; Monokroussos, Platon; Nikolopoulos, Konstantinos (Co-editors)
Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions
October 2015

 Kevin Featherstone-Prime Ministers in Greece

Prime Ministers in Greece: The Paradox of Power
Featherstone, Kevin and Papadimitriou, Dimitris
Oxford University Press, June 2015

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 The Europeanisation of Statehood

The Europeanisation of Statehood: The EU in northern Cyprus
Kyris, George
Ashgate, 2015
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 The Politics of Extreme Austerity

'Re-organising Everyday Greek Social Reality: Subjective Experiences of the Greek Crisis'
Chalari, Athanasia
In Karyotis G and Gerodimos R. (Eds) The Politics of Extreme Austerity: Greece beyond the Crisis
London: Routledge, 2015


'Wit and Greece's economic crisis: Ironic slogans, food, and anti-austerity sentiments'
Knight, Daniel M.
American Ethnologist, Volume 42, Issue 2,  pages 230–246, May 2015

 Daniel-Knight - History, Time, and Economic Crisis in Central Greece

History, Time, and Economic Crisis in Central Greece
Knight, Daniel M., Visiting Fellow at the Hellenic Observatory and Foreword by Robert Layton
Coming May 2015 from Palgrave Macmillan


The evolution of wage returns across the Greek regions during the crisis
Monastiriotis, Vassilis
To be published in the Conference Proceedings of the Regional Studies Association Winter Conference, London, 27-28 November, 2014


Convergence through Crisis? The Impact of the crisis on the wage returns across the Greek regions
Monastiriotis, Vassilis

Region et Developpement, 2014, November, vol.39


The regional impact of EU association agreements: lessons for the ENP from the CEE experience
Monastiriotis V., Kallioras D. and Petrakos G.
LEQS Discussion Paper No80, October 2014


Between equity, efficiency and redistribution: An analysis of revealed allocation criteria of regional public investment in Greece
Monastiriotis V. and Psycharis Y.
European Urban and Regional Studies, 2014 ,vol.21, No.4, pp.445-462


Economic Crisis, Social Solidarity and the Voluntary Sector in Greece
Sotiropoulos, Dimitri A, Visiting Fellow, Hellenic Observatory and Bourikos, Dimitris
Journal of Power, Politics & Governance June 2014, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 33-53


The social situation of Greece under the crisis; Basic socio-economic data for Greece, 2013
Sotiropoulos, Dimitri A, Visiting Fellow, Hellenic Observatory
Report published by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, May 2014

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Civil Society in Greece in the Wake of the Economic Crisis
Sotiropoulos, Dimitri A, Visiting Fellow, Hellenic Observatory
Report published by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and ELIAMEP, 2014


External conditionality and the debt crisis: the ‘Troika’ and public administration reform in Greece
Featherstone, Kevin
, Journal of European Public Policy, September 2014
By special arrangement the full article may be accessed free of charge from 6th October to 31st October only by clicking here.


The Subjective Experiences of Three Generations during the Greek Economic Crisis
Author: Chalari, Athanasia
World Journal of Social Science Research, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp. 89-109, 2014.


Resolving Cyprus: New Approaches to Conflict Resolution
Author: Ker-Lindsay, James
Published by I.B. Tauris, August 2014


When Greeks and Turks Meet: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Relationship Since 1923
Edited by Vally Lytra
Ashgate, 2014
Dr James Ker-Lindsay contributed a chapter, titled 'The Politics of Identity, Language and Culture: Does a Cyprus solution still matter?', pp.109-124.

Germany's War Debt to Greece: A Burden Unsettled-Nicos Christodoulakis

Germany's War Debt to Greece: A Burden Unsettled
Author: Christodoulakis, Nicos, Research Associate LSE, Hellenic Observatory
Published by Palgrave Macmillan,  May 2014.


Europe in Modern Greek History
Featherstone, K
London, C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, 2014


Regional Growth and National Development: Transition in Central and Eastern Europe and the Regional Kuznets Curve in the East and the West
Author: Monastiriotis, Vassilis
Spatial Economic Analysis, Volume 9,  Issue 2, pp-142-161, 2014.

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The public-private duality in wage reforms and adjustment during the Greek crisis
Authors: Monastiriotis, Vassilis and Christopoulou, Rebekka
Research Paper no.9, Crisis Observatory (ELIAMEP)
April 2014


Turkey and the European Union; Facing New Challenges and Opportunities
Chapters contributed by Dr George Kyris, Hellenic Observatory & Neapolis University Post-Doctoral Fellow and Dr Nikos Skoutaris  recent  A.N. Hadjiyiannis Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory.
Editors: Firat Cengiz, Lars Hoffmann
Routledge, 2014


The Slow Growth and Sudden Demise of Supplementary Pension Provision in Cyprus
Authors: Casey, Bernard,  and Yiallouros, Panayiotis Cyprus Economic Policy Review, Online. 25-51. ISSN 1450-4561, 2013.


Austerity measures in crisis countries — results and impact on mid-term development
Authors: Monastiriotis, Vassilis and Hardiman, Niamh and Regan, Aidan and Goretti, Chiara and Landi, Lucio and Ignacio Conde-Ruiz, J. and Marín, Carmen and Cabral, Ricardo
Intereconomics, 48 (1). 4-32. ISSN 0020-5346, 2013


The Greek public sector wage premium before the crisis: size, selection and relative valuation of characteristics 
Authors: Christopoulou, Rebekka and Monastiriotis, Vassilis
British journal of industrial relations, Online. ISSN 0007-1080, 2013


Social issues in focus: New Generation Research on a Changing Greece
Authors: Effie Fokas, Diana Bozhilova, Effie Vraniali, Elpida Prasopoulou and Athanasia Chalari  (Five A.C Laskaridis Post-Doctoral Fellows, LSE)
Introduction by Kevin Featherstone, Economia Publishing, October 2013

Mediterrenean Politics Journal

The Cypriot Economic Collapse - More Than a Conventional South European Failure
Authors: Adonis Pegasiou,  Research Associate, European University Cyprus Research Centre ; Visiting Fellow, LSE Hellenic Observatory
Journal of Mediterranean Politics, 2013


Οι τελευταίοι Οθωμανοί - Η μουσουλμανική μειονότητα της Δυτικής Θράκης, 1940-1949
Authors: Featherstone K, Παπαδημητρίου Δ, Μαμαρέλης Α, Νιάρχος Γ
Εκδόσεις Αλεξάνδρεια, 2013


Between equity, efficiency and redistribution: an analysis of revealed allocation criteria of regional public investment in Greece Authors: Monastiriotis, Vassilis and Psycharis, Yiannis
European Urban and Regional Studies, Online. 1-18. ISSN 1461-7145
, 2012


From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment: Reforms in Greece, 1974-2010 Editors: Stathis Kalyvas, George Pagoulatos and Haridimos Tsoukas Hurst Publishers, 2012
The book is part of a series on Contemporary Greece supported by the Hellenic Observatory


Political Economy of Statebuilding - Power after Peace
Chapter 10 by Richard Caplan, Spyros Economides and Othon Anastasakis, ‘Regional Approaches to State-building I: the European Union
Routledge, 2012


Οικονομικές Θεωρίες και Κρίσεις - Ο ιστορικός κύκλος ορθολογισμού και απερισκεψίας 
Author: Nicos Christodoulakis, Professor of Economic Analysis, Athens University of Economics and Business; Minister of the Economy (2001-2004) and Minister for Development (2000-2001), Greece; Research Associate, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
Εκδόσεις Κριτική, 2012


THE CYPRUS ISSUE - The Four Freedoms in a Member State under Siege 
Author: Nikos Skoutaris, A.N. Hadjiyiannis Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
Hart Publishing, 2012


Cyprus and the Politics of Memory: History, Community and Conflict Editors: Rebecca Bryant, A.N. Hadjiyiannis Senior Research Fellow, Hellenic Observatory, LSE and Yiannis Papadakis, Associate Professor, Department of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cyprus
I.B.Tauris, 2012

  • Christodoulakis, N. (2011), Σώζεται ο Τιτανικος? Από το Μνημόνιο, ξανά στην ανάπτυξη. Polis Publications, Athens, Greece. ISBN 978-960-435-322-4.
  • Featherstone, K. (2011), The Greek sovereign debt crisis and EMU: a failing state in a skewed regime. Journal of common market studies, 49 (2). pp. 193-217. ISSN 0021-9886. , 49 (2). pp. 193-217. ISSN 0021-9886.
  • Monastiriotis, V. & Alegria, R. (2011), Origin of FDI and intra-industry domestic spillovers: the case of Greek and European FDI in Bulgaria. Review of development economics, 15 (2). pp. 326-339. ISSN 1363-6669.
  • Featherstone, K., Papadimitriou, D., Mamarelis, A.Niarchos, G. (2011), The last Ottomans: the Muslim minority of western Thrace during the axis occupation and the Greek civil war 1941-49 . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230232518.
  • Economides, S. (2011), The "European pull" in the Balkans. In: Mayall, James and De Oliveira, Ricardo Soares, (eds.) The new protectorates: international tutelage and the making of liberal states. Colombia University Press, Colombia, USA. ISBN 9780231702584.
  • Monastiriotis, V. (2011), Regional distribution and spatial impact of FDI in Greece: evidence from firm-level data. Hellenic Observatory papers on Greece and Southeast Europe, GreeSE paper no. 44. The Hellenic Observatory, LSE, London, UK.
  • Bartlett, W. & Monastiriotis, V. (eds.) (2010), South Eastern Europe after the economic crisis: a new dawn or back to business as usual? LSE Research on South East Europe, London, UK.
  • Economides, S. & Ker-Lindsay, J. (2010), Forging EU foreign policy unity from diversity: the 'unique case' of the Kosovo Status Talks'. European foreign affairs review, 15 (4). pp. 495-510. ISSN 1384-6299., 15 (4). pp. 495-510. ISSN 1384-6299.
  • Economides, S., Ker-Lindsay, J. & Papadimitriou, D. (2010), Kosovo: four futures. Survival, 52 (5). pp. 99-116. ISSN 0039-6338., 52 (5). pp. 99-116. ISSN 0039-6338.
  • Monastiriotis, V. Petrakos, G. (2010), Twenty years of economic transition in the Balkans: transition failures and development challenges. Southeastern Europe, 34 (2). pp. 149-169. ISSN 0094-4467.
  • Monastiriotis, V. & Zartaloudis, S. (2010), Beyond the crisis: EMU and labour market reform pressures in good and bad times. LSE 'Europe in Question' discussion paper series, LEQS paper no. 23/2010. The European Institute, LSE, London, UK.
  • Economides, S. (2010), Balkan Europe. In: Dyson, Kenneth and Sepos, Angelos, (eds.) Which Europe?: the politics of differentiated integration. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230553774.