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Professors | Associate Professors | Assistant Professors

  Name:  Victoria Pekka - Economou
Title:  Professor
  Director of MSc in Law & Economics
Office:  437 (Main Building)
Phone:  +30 210 414 2348
E-mail:  vpekka(-at-)unipi(-dot-)gr

Short CV

Ms Victoria Pekka - Economou is a Professor in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Piraeus, Greece and Director of MSc in ‘Law & Economics’. She mainly teaches Industrial Economics, Microeconomics and Managerial Economics. She has also taught Macroeconomics, Economic Analysis and “Gender Equality in the Business World”. As a result of the University’s of Piraeus participation in the Erasmus-Socrates program incoming students from European countries attended the Gender Equality courses as well.

Dr Victoria Pekka Economou holds a Ph.D from the University of Macedonia-Thessaloniki - Greece and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Victoria University of Manchester, UK. A number of about 50 articles have been published in journals, academic issues and international conferences proceedings.

Publications

  1. «A Consideration of Macroeconomic Models for Greek Economy», Volume in Honour of Emeritus Professor B. Sarsenti, University of Piraeus, 1996
  2. «Advertising Quality and Market Share», with G. Soldatos, Scientific Journal SPOUDAI, Vol. 49, N. 1-4, 1999
  3. «The Theory of Consumption One more time «, Volume in Honour of Emeritus Professor L. Nikolaou- Smokoviti, University of Piraeus, 2002
  4. «The cost of Intermediation in the Banking System of Greece and the risk of Disintermediation», with D. Soumpeniotis and N. Georgopoulos, Volume in Honour of Emeritus Professor M. Rafahl University of Piraeus, 2000
  5. «The Usefulness of Commercial Bank Portfolio Behaviour Modelling: Retrospection and Prospects», with D. Soumpeniotis and N. Georgopoulos, Scientific Journal SPOUDAI, Vol. 51, N.1-2, 2001
  6. «About Globalization», Volume in Honour of Emeritus Professor Α. Lazaris, University of Piraeus, Μay 2002
  7. «Price Mechanism in the Internet «, Volume in Honour of Late Professor C. Naoum, University of Piraeus, 2000
  8. «Access Pricing for Electricity Transmission System», with P. Euthumoglou and C. Chatzidima, Αrchives of Economic History, XVIII/2/2006
  9. «The theory of Enterprise: R.H. Coase-66 years after» with Ε. Fafaliou, Scientific Journal SPOUDAI, Vol. 55, N.1, January- March 2005
  10. «“How” and “Under what preconditions” New Management Approaches Facilitate Organizational Competitiveness of Modern Firms?», with Ε. Fafaliou, 1er Colloque Europeen d’Intelligence Economique, Palais des Congress du Futuroscope, Poitiers, France, January 2005
  11. «The Human Factor as a Source of Competitive Advantage in the New Globalized Markets», with V. Lykogianni, “Archives of Economic History”, Vol. ΧΙΧ, N.1, January-June 2007
  12. «The Benefits of E- Government in the New Era of “Information Age”: A Comparative Analysis of its Diffusion at a European Level», with V. Lykogianni, Ιnternational Journal of Applied Systemic Studies (IJASS)
  13. “A Proposed Methodology for Development, Mapping and Performance Measurement of Customer Relationship Management Strategies”, with P. Soukakos and N. Georgopoulos, Ιnvestment Research & Analysis Journal, Vol 2/ N 1/ Spring 2007
  14. “Considering Organization’s Effectiveness in Business Plans: An Approach for Human Resources Performance Evaluation”, with D. Georgakellos, European Journal of Economic, Finance and Administrative Sciences, ISSN 1450-2887 Volume 9, pp.6-14, 2007
  15. “Female Entrepreneurship in the Modern Economic Reality’’,with E. Nina Pazarzi, Piraeus 2008
  16. “Searching for a New Consideration in Competitive Strategy: The Use of Financial Statements in Mapping Strategy”, with C. Sigalas, “Ιnvestment Research & Analysis Journal”, Vol 4/ N1/ spring 2009
  17. “The Emergence of the Knowledge Economy: Looking for the Effects of Education on Modernization and Competitiveness of Organizations and Firms”, with S.Chatzidima, “International Journal of Economic Research”, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2011, p. 199-215
  18. “Gaining Company’s Sustained Competitive Advantage, is Really a Necessary Precondition for Improved Organizational Performance? The Case of TQM”, with P. Chatzikonstantinou, European Research Studies, Volume XII, Issue (3), 2009, p. 83-100 Τέλος φό
  19. «Knowledge Management as a Strategic Enabler for Improved Social and Economic Cohesion through a Sustainable Learning Society”, with Chatzidima, Frankfurt am Main
  20. «Innovative Organizational Forms that Add Value to Both Organizations and Community: Τhe Case of Knowledge Management» with S.Chatzidima, European Research Studies, Volume XII, Issue, (3), 2009
  21. «The implications of Information Technology Infrastructure, for the use of Electronic Procurement Systems. A research in Greek firms», with N. Gitsalis, International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies (IJASS), (Submission code: IJASS-12332), 2009. (Αccepted for publication 2012)
  22. «Incentives and Female Entrepreneurial Activity: Evidence from Panel Firm Level Data» with N. Apergis, Ιnternational Advances of Economic Research, Vol. 16/ N4, 371-387, 2010
  23. «The implications of Information Technology Infrastructure, for the use of Electronic Procurement Systems. A research in Greek firms», with N. Gitsalis , International Journal of Economic Research.
  24. «Lean Production and Competitiveness in Modern Firms», with A. Stroumpoulis, Volume in Honour of Emeritus Professor S. Karvounis, University of Piraeus, 2012
  25. «The participation of woman in the modern labor market», Volume in Honour of Emeritus Professor S. Karvounis, University of Piraeus, 2012
  26. «Conflict of Interest, ethical dilemmas, values and priorities in the management of protected areas: an empirical research», with E. Petridou and C. Bibitsos In: Proceedings of 3th Hellenic Conference of Environmental Policy and Management, University of Aegean, Μutilini, 28-30 May, 2010
  27. «An evaluation of perceived risks and benefits that influence the adoption of a technological innovation. The case of IIOS in SMEs Greek firms», with N. Gitsalis, International Journal of Economic Research
  28. «Lean Production and Competitiveness in Modern Firms», with Α. Stroumpoulis, Volume in Honour of Emeritus Professor S. Karvounis, University of Piraeus, 2012
  29. «Critical Factors and Skills for a Sustainable Business Development in Greek Region:the case of Pella», with C. Bibitsos, In: Proceedings of 4th Hellenic Conference of Environmental Policy and Management, Mutilini, 27-29 May, 2012
  30. «Revisiting the Concept of Competitive Advantage: The Definitional, Tautological and Dependent Variable Problems in Strategic Management», with C. Sigalas, Journal of Strategy and Management, 2012
  31. «Developing a Measure of Competitive Advantage», with C. Sigalas and N. Georgopoulos, Journal of Strategy and Management, 2013
  32. «The gender issue in Business Activity», with K. Agoraki, Volume in Honour of Emeritus Professor E. Kondulis, University of Piraeus, 2014
  33. «The relationship Between National and Organizational Culture», with G. Deirmentzoglou, In: Proceedings of International Business Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, 5-8 October, 2014
  34. «Analysis of the Factors Affecting Customers’ Satisfaction from the Greek Banks», with M. Skordoulis, In: Proceedings of Era-10 International Scientific Conference. Economy I Session, T.E.I of Piraeus, Piraeus, 2015
  35. «The Framework of E-Government Services Development: The case of TAXISnet», with P. Alasonas and M. Skordoulis, In: Proceedings of Era-10 International Scientific Conference. Economy I Session, T.E.I of Piraeus, Piraeus, 2015
  36. «Knowledge Management, as a New Driving Force for Competitive Advantage», with Konstantina Agoraki, Volume in Honour of Emeritus Professor G. Economou, University of Piraeus, 2017
  37. «The Impact of Broadband on Growth and Employment: A Literature Review», with A. Charemis, Volume in Honour of Emeritus Professor G. Economou, University of Piraeus, 2017
  38. «National and Organizational Culture: A review», with G. Deirmentzoglou, Volume in Honour of Emeritus Professor G. Economou, University of Piraeus, 2017

Books

PARTICIPATION IN BOOKS AND DICTIONARIES

  • «Female Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy» special issue 3-3: Chapter in professor’s I. Thanopoulos book «International Business: Environment, Structure and Challenges
  • «Gender and Management», with Ε. Nina Pazarzi, University of Athens, 2009
  • «The Microeconomic Approach of Modern Business Environment», with C. Agiakloglou, Mpenou Editions, Athens, 2014

TEACHING NOTES

  • «MICROECONOMICS», with C. Agiakloglou, teaching notes, Piraeus, 2010
  • «MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS», teaching notes, Piraeus, 2010

EDITING

  • “ΜANAGERIAL ECONOMICS IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY” D. Salvatore, «KRITIKI» Editions, Athens, 2012
  • “INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION, COMPETITION, STRATEGY, POLICY” J. Lipczynski, J. Wilson, J. Goddard, P. PASXALIDIS Editions, Athens, 2012
  • “MICROECONOMICS” , Roger A. Arnold, P. PASXALIDIS Editions, Athens, 2012
  •  “ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL FIRMS”, D. Deakins and M. Freel, Rosili Editions, 2015

Teaching

  1. Microeconomics (1st semester)
  2. Managerial Economics (4th semester)
  3. Entrepreneurship (Elective)

Office Hours

The office hours for the spring semester 2018-2019 are:

  • Tuesday: 12:00-15:00
  • Wednesday: 12:00-15:00

Full CV

For the full CV press here.

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