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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:



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.


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

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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.