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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:



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.


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.