Professor Dr George Halkos

Adjunct Researchers
Sustainable Development Unit
George Halkos (BA, MSc, PhD) is full Professor of Economics and Natural Resources at the Department of Economics of the University of Thessaly. Prior to joining the Department of Economics at the University of Thessaly (1999) he taught for three years in the Department of Economics and for two years in the Department of Environmental Economics and Environmental Management at York University (England). He also taught for two years at the Department of Environment of the University of the Aegean. He is a Visiting Professor in various Postgraduate Programs of the Athens University of Economics and Business, in the Department of Environment of the University of York and in other Postgraduate programs.
He has worked as team leader and research fellow in various research and academic institutions as the University of Piraeus, the Athens University of Economics (former ASOEE), the University of the Aegean, the Stockholm Environment Institute, the Panteion University, the ATEI, etc. for research projects financed by the European Union (PHARE programs), the Hellenic Republic Ministry of Development, the National Statistical Service of Greece, the EUROSTAT, the Ministry of Employment, etc.

He has participated and presented articles in International Conferences organised by the ENI, the Centre of European Economics of London, the Royal Economic Society, etc. He acts as a referee in various scientific journals as the Ecological Economics, Economic Analysis and Policy, Εnergy Economics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Environmental and Resource Economics, Energy Policy, Economic Modelling, Empirica Journal of Applied Economics and Economic Policy, Environment and Development Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Public Choice, Resource and Energy Economics, Empirical Economics, Annals of Operations Research, Journal of Applied Business Research, Management Accounting Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Cleaner Production, Journal of Industrial Ecology, Journal of Environmental Management, Technology Analysis and Stratregic Management, International Business Review, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, Research in International Business and Finance, European Journal of Operational Research, Operational Research, Annals of Regional Science, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Journal of Modelling in Management, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Contemporary Economic Policy etc.
He is the Director of the Operations Research Laboratory. He was Associate Editor in the journal Environment and Development Economics (Cambridge University Press) for six years. Director of the Postgraduate Program entitled "Applied Economics" for four academic years and Vice President of the Department of Economics for four academic years.

His research interests are in the fields of Applied Statistics and Econometrics, Simulations of Economic Modelling, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Applied Micro-economic with emphasis in Welfare Economics, Air Pollution, Game Theory, Mathematical Models (Non-Linear Programming).
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