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Dimitris Katsikas

  Assistant Professor
  International and European Studies
  International and European Political Economy


Contact information

Office telephone:
  210 368 8940
Electronic mail:
Office address:
  6 Themistokleous Street, 4th floor, office 29
Office hours:
  Monday 15:30-17:00


Curriculum Vitae

Dimitris Katsikas is Assistant Professor of International and European Political Economy at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He studied Business Administration at the Athens University of Economics and Business and continued his postgraduate studies in finance and international political economy at the London School of Economics (LSE). He received his PhD from LSE in the field of international political economy. In 2010-11, he was ‘Stavros Costopoulos’ Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). In recent years he taught as Visiting Professor at the Greek National School of Public Administration and the Diplomatic Academy of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has presented his work in international conferences and seminars and has published in international academic journals. His research focuses on international and European political economy, international and European monetary, financial and economic governance, and the role of non-state actors in global economic governance. In recent years, the Greek and European crises have become his major research interests. He has participated as researcher and coordinator in a number of Greek and European research programmes related to the crisis. Since 2013 he is the Head of the Crisis Observatory at ELIAMEP.

Recent publications (selection)

  • Globalization, Crisis, Reform (?) An examination of the development of the financial system through the lens of political economy, Papazisis Publications, Athens, 2019 (in Greek)
  • Structural Reforms in Greece during the Crisis (2010-2014): Overview, Assessment and Policy Proposals, with M. Anastsatou, E. Nitsi, A. Petralias and K. Filinis, Bank of Greece, June 2018 (in Greek)
  • Socioeconomic Fragmentation and Exclusion in Greece under the Crisis, (ed.), with D. A. Sotiropoulos and M. Zafiropoulou, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
  • Economic Crisis and Structural Reforms in Southern Europe: Policy Lessons (ed.), with P. Manasse, Routledge, 2018.
  • Understanding the Greek Crisis: Answers to Key Questions about the State, the Economy and Europe (ed.), with K. Filinis and M. Anastasatou, Papazisis Publications, Athens, 2017 (in Greek).