Constantine Manasakis

Academic Position: Assistant Professor

Field of Expertise: Economic Policies and Political Economy

Constantine Manasakis (Economist, MBA, PhD) is:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Crete
  • Research Affiliate, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics, Universität Düsseldorf []
  • Collaborative Researcher, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Institute of Applied & Computational Mathematics []

He has publications in international journals, collective volumes and presentations in international conferences.

He has participated in granted R&D Projects, in the fields of Entrepreneurship; Trade; Tourism; Information Systems.

He currently participates in the following:

Detailed CV

Tel: +0030-28310-77453

Office hours: Tuesday 15.30 – 17.30, Wednesday 11.30 – 14.30




1)Ph.D. in Economics from the Department of Economics, University of Crete (2007)

2) Joint Engineering-Economics MBA from the School of Electrical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (2003)

3) B.A. from the Department of Economics, University of Athens (2000)

Research Interests:

1) Industrial Organization: Research and Development & Technology Policy; Mergers and Acquisitions & Competition Policy; Corporate Governance; Corporate Social Responsibility & Regulation

2) Labor Economics: The Economics of Trade Unions & Industrial Relations

3) Corporate Finance: Mergers and Acquisitions

4) Production Economics: Productivity and Efficiency Measurement

5) Environmental Economics: Coastal Management



1) Economic Analysis I – Principles of Microeconomics

2) Economic Analysis II – Principles of Macroeconomics

3) Management Science

4) Readings in Economic Policy and Corporate Management


Selected publications:

  1. Kesavayuth, C. Manasakis and V. Zikos (2015): “Endogenous R&D Networks among Upstream Firms”, Managerial and Decision Economics, forthcoming (DOI: 10.1002/mde.2695).
  2. Alexandrakis, C. Manasakis and N.A. Kampanis (2015): “Valuating the effects of beach erosion to tourism revenue. A management perspective”, Ocean & Coastal Management, 111, 1-11 (leading article).
  3. Manasakis, E. Mitrokostas and E. Petrakis (2014): “Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility activities and Corporate Governance in Imperfectly Competitive Markets”, Managerial and Decision Economics, 35 (7), 460-473.
  4. Manasakis and M. Vlassis (2014): “Downstream Mode of Competition With Upstream Market Power”, Research in Economics, 68 (1), 84-93.
  5. Manasakis, E. Petrakis and V. Zikos (2014): “Downstream Research Joint Ventures with Upstream Market Power”, Southern Economic Journal, 80 (3), 782-802.
  6. Manasakis, G. Apostolakis and G. Datseris (2013): “Using Data Envelopment Analysis to Measure Hotel Efficiency in Crete”, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 25 (4), 510-535.
  7. Manasakis, E. Mitrokostas and E. Petrakis (2013): “Certification of Corporate Social Responsibility Activities in Oligopolistic Markets”, Canadian Journal of Economics, 46 (1), 282-309.
  8. Manasakis, E. Mitrokostas and E. Petrakis (2010): “Endogenous Managerial Incentive Contracts in a Differentiated Duopoly, with and without Commitment”, Managerial and Decision Economics, 31 (8), 531-543.
  9. Manasakis and E. Petrakis (2009): “Union Structure and Firms’ Incentives for Cooperative R&D Investments”, Canadian Journal of Economics, 42 (2), 665-693.
  10. Manasakis (2009): “Shareholder Wealth Effects from Mergers and Acquisitions in the Greek Banking Industry”, International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance, 1(3), 242-256.