Dr. Achilleas Vassilopoulos
ICRE8 Senior Researcher, SDSN Greece Academic Manager
Dr. Achilleas Vassilopoulos is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Ioannina, Greece. He holds an MBA and a PhD in consumer theory from the Department of Agricultural Economics of the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA) and he has served as a visiting scholar at the University of Arkansas, USA (Dale Bumpers College, Dept. of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness). He has worked as a consultant-economist for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN FAO) and the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit of AUA and has participated in more than ten EU-funded projects on behalf of both public and private institutes in Greece and abroad. His research interest focuses on the analysis of economic behavior using quantitative and experimental methods with an emphasis on the agro-food sector and the environment. His academic work has been published in journals such as Economic Modelling, Economics Letters, Journal of Applied Statistics, Journal of Consumer Affairs, European Review of Agricultural Economics and others.