LIEE/NTUA successfully participated in the 32th Annual Conference of EAEPE (European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy) that was held online, from 06 to 08 of September 2020. The general theme of this year’s EAEPE Conference was: “The Evolution of Capitalist Structures: Uncertainty, Inequality, and Climate Crisis“.

See the Conference Agenda here

The Emeritus Professor Yannis Caloghirou, the Associate Professor Aggelos Tsakanikas, the senior researchers Aimilia Protogerou and Ioanna Kastelli, the post-doc researcher Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos and the PhD Candidates George Siokas, Petros Dimas and Dimitris Stamopoulos participated with paper presentations as well as with a discussant and/or chairman role in the following four Sessions of two different Research Areas (E1. Industrial Policy and Development, E2. Entrepreneurship and Theory of the Firm, D. Innovation and Technological Change):

Research Area E2: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THEORY OF THE FIRM (1)

Chair and Discussant: Aimilia Protogerou

  • Glykeria Karagouni: Questioning Feedback Loops Between Dynamic Capabilities (Dcs), Their Antecedents and Learning as Dc Outcome: The Context of the Study
  • Dimitrios Stamopoulos, Georgios Siokas, Aggelos Tsakanikas: Absorption of Knowledge Flows in Greek Firms and its Determinants
  • Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos, Aimilia Protogerou, Yannis Caloghirou: Dynamic and Ict Operational Capabilities in Local Authorities: Their Antecedents, Outcomes and the Role of the Organisation’s Environment

Research Area E2: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THEORY OF THE FIRM (2)

Chair and Discussant: Glykeria Karagouni

  • Jessica Birkholz: Regional Entrepreneurship Culture: Individual Origins, Subconscious Attitudes and Impacts on Entrepreneurship Activities
  • Vasilis Konstantinou, Ioannis Giotopoulos, Alexandra Kontolaimou, Aggelos Tsakanikas: Show Me How to Grow Fast in Turbulent Times: The Choice Between Training and Educational Attainment of Employees
  • Aimilia Protogerou, Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos, Yannis Caloghirou: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Greek Innovation System: A Holistic Policy Approach

Research Area E2: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THEORY OF THE FIRM (3)

Chair and Discussant: Aimilia Protogerou

  • Julie Elambert: How Can You Pay Someone a Few Cents an Hour? Crowdwork Platforms as Market Organizers and Their Successful Application of the Babbage Principle
  • Taewon Kang, Giulio Bottazzi, Federico Tamagni: Persistence in Firm Growth: An Intra-Distributional Analysis
  • Alessandro Sapio: Firm Growth and the Evolutionary Taxonomy of Financial Systems
  • Jan Weber: Financilaization and Buyback and Their Impact on Corporate Profitability

Research Area E1: INDUSTRIAL POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT (1)

Chair: Yannis Caloghirou

Discussants: Yannis Caloghirou, Samuel Klebaner

  • Keun Lee, Zhuqing Mao, Qu Di: The Gvc (Gloval Value Chains), Industrial Policy, and Industrial Upgrading: Automotive Sectors in Malaysia, Thailand, and China, Compared with Korea
  • Renata Sliwa: Technological Disruption and Regulatory Governance. The Case of Ict Industry
  • Luma Ramos, João Carlos Ferraz: Policy Capacity and Low Carbon Infrastructure: The Role of the Brazilian Development Bank Sophisticating the Wind Sector Domestic Production
  • Ioanna Kastelli, Petros Dimas, Aggelos Tsakanikas: The Participation of Food – Beverage – Tobacco Industries in Global Value Chains: Empirical Evidence from Southern European Countries

Research Area E1: INDUSTRIAL POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT (2)

Chair: Tomasz Geodecki

Discussants: Tomasz Geodecki, Piotr Kopyciński

  • Georgios Siokas, Dimitrios Stamopoulos, Petros Dimas, Aggelos Tsakanikas: The Economic Impact of the Smart City on the Greek National Economy Based on Input-Output Analysis
  • Norio Tokumaru: Catalytic Policy Capacity and Dialogic Space in Mission-Oriented Innovation Policy as an Evolutionary Policy
  • Kobil Ruziev: Post-Communist Uzbekistan’s Peculiar Experiment with Development and Industrial Strategy
  • Pawel Bialynicki-Birula: Regulations on Energy Communities in the EU

Research Area E1: INDUSTRIAL POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT (3)

Chair: Łukasz Mamica

Discussants: Łukasz Mamica, Norio Tokumaru

  • Samuel Klebaner: The Emergence of a New Industry Through a Multi-Level Political Work: The French Labor Unions and the Medical Imaging Sector
  • Emilia Ormaechea, Luciano Moretti, Joel Sidler: Industrial Policy and Development in Peripheral Economies: Reflections About Argentina
  • Iurii Bazhal: Industrial Policy in Contemporary Crisis: Innovation for “smart Specialisation”
  • Yannis Caloghirou, Aggelos Tsakanikas, Aimilia Protogerou, Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos: Industrial Restructuring, Technological Transformation and Development in a Peripheral European Country in the Times of Covid-19 Pandemic. The Case of Greece in the Aftermath of a Decennial Deep Crisis and in View of a Possibly Worse Consequent Reces

Research Area E1: INDUSTRIAL POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT (4)

Chair: Ioanna Kastelli

Discussants: Ioanna Kastelli, Pawel Bialynicki-Birula

  • Monika Mazur-Bubak: Energy Security in the Times of Health and Unemployment Crisis on the Household Level
  • Jakub Glowacki: The Importance of Photovoltaics and Covid-19 in the Process of Increasing the Share of Renewable Energy in Energy Production in Poland
  • Lukasz Mamica: Willingness to Pay for Energy from Renewable Sources Among the Residents of the City of Krakow

Research Area D: Innovation and Technological Change

Chair and Discussants Ben Vermeulen

  • Adam Oleksiuk: Pro-Innovative Orientation of Employees in Public Sector in Poland Based on Own Research
  • Angela Dimitropoulou, Yiotopoulos Ioannis, Protogerou Aimilia, Tsakanikas Aggelos: Does the Innovativeness of Creative Industries Help Their Business Clients to Innovate?
  • Mariia Shkolnykova: Diffusion of Radical Innovation of Biotechnology Smes: Does Proximity Matter?
  • Yelda Erden Topal, Erkan Erdil, Arsev Umur Aydinoglu: Development of Concentrated Solar Power / Solar Thermal Energy Technologies Sector in Turkey: Local Integration to Global Value Chains Through International Channels