Sep 30
Katsaitis_Odysseas

Odysseas Katsaitis

Economics

BA in Economics, The University of Athens; PhD, UBC

Odysseas Katsaitis is professor and Head of the Department of Economics at DEREE – The American College of Greece. He taught economic theory and quantitative methods at the graduate and undergraduate level at York University from 1980 -1990. He joined the DEREE faculty at 1991. His research expertise lies in the area of applied econometrics and this work has appeared in a number of international academic journals. His professional background includes experience in executive training and consulting at the private and public sectors, especially in the area of environmental economics. His current research interests focus on the impact of EU funds on the Greek economy. Specifically, with his colleagues are examining to what extent EU funding has exacerbated the impact of corruption on the Greek economy. His teaching includes economic theory, quantitative methods and environmental economics.