George M. Korres

George M. Korres holds a doctorate in Economic Sciences (Economics of Innovation) from University of London (QMW) and an M.Sc from Essex University. He is currently a visiting fellow from University of Newcastle, Centre from Urban Regional & Development Studies, (CURDS), School of Geography, Sociology and Politics, and also an associate professor at the University of the Aegean, Department of Geography. He was visiting scholar at the University of Leeds during 2006-2007. Over the last 10 years, during both his academic and professional career, he has gained an in depth experience in the fields of economics, business and politics in the area of European Economics and Innovation Systems. His main areas of interest and specialisation include: European Integration, Social Policy and Social Inclusion, Economic and Innovation Policies, EU enlargement and the Euro-Mediterranean partnership. He has collaborated with many European universities, Institutions, NGOs as well as academia. George Korres has also been involved in various trans-European and international projects and he has published widely in this area in many International Journals, such as Applied Econometrics, Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies, Southwestern EconomicReview, Pensions, Sage, Management Sciences and Regional Development etc, also he has published a number of books with international publishers, such as MacMillan-Palgrave Press, Springer, Edward and Elgar, Ashgate Publishers and Nova (New York) Publishers.

Publications

National Systems of Innovation Using an Application on EU Data
George M. Korres, Maria P. Michailidis. © 2021. 11 pages.
The growing importance of technological change in world production and employment is one of the characteristics of the last four decades. Technological change is not only a...
International Journal of Smart Education and Urban Society (IJSEUS)
Miltiadis D. Lytras, Linda Daniela. Est. 2018.
The International Journal of Smart Education and Urban Society (IJSEUS) presents a platform to discuss ideas, problems, challenges, and solutions for changes in society brought...
Spatial Planning and Regional Growth: A Benchmarking Study for North-South Aegean and Crete
George M. Korres, Gerasimos Pavlogeorgatos, Aikaterini Kokkinou. © 2018. 37 pages.
Spatial Planning focuses on planning and management of space, as a core axis towards sustainable development, as well as balanced sustainable development, closely related with...
Handbook of Research on Policies and Practices for Sustainable Economic Growth and Regional Development
George M. Korres, Elias Kourliouros, Maria P. Michailidis. © 2017. 440 pages.
New developments in socio-economics aid in increased productivity of manufacturing. These advances result in long-term improvement of competitiveness and innovation. The Handbook...
Spatial Planning and Regional Growth: A Benchmarking Study for North-South Aegean and Crete
George M. Korres, Gerasimos Pavlogeorgatos, Aikaterini Kokkinou. © 2017. 38 pages.
Spatial Planning focuses on planning and management of space, as a core axis towards sustainable development, as well as balanced sustainable development, closely related with...
ICT and Regional Growth in Europe: Lessons and Prospects
George M. Korres. © 2014. 6 pages.
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have been at the heart of economic changes for more than a decade. ICT producing sectors play an important role, notably by...
Public Spending Efficiency: The Missing Factor through Financial Crisis
George M. Korres, Aikaterini Kokkinou. © 2014. 10 pages.
Public expenditure is efficient if its planning and policy objectives are achieved and inefficient if they are not. Efficiency is measured by an index of observed and desired...
Reviewing the European Innovation Activities and Industrial Competitiveness
George M. Korres, Aikaterini Kokkinou. © 2012. 11 pages.
The purpose of this chapter is to analyse and examine the evaluation and the development of Community’s policy and how it can be implemented to European member states. This...
Inside Entrepreneurship and Innovation Activities
George M. Korres. © 2012. 10 pages.
The growing importance of entrepreneurship and innovation activities in world production and employment is one of the characteristics of the last four decades. Entrepreneurship...
Reviewing the European Innovation Activities and Industrial Competitiveness
George M. Korres, Aikaterini Kokkinou. © 2012. 11 pages.
The purpose of this chapter is to analyse and examine the evaluation and the development of Community’s policy and how it can be implemented to European member states. This...
Mapping the Innovation Activities in Europe
George M. Korres. © 2011. 8 pages.
This chapter analyses the innovation activities and the way they contribute essentially to the regional dimension and growth. The chapter aims to investigate how technological...
International Journal of Knowledge Society Research (IJKSR)
Miltiadis D. Lytras, Linda Daniela. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Knowledge Society Research (IJKSR) establishes an effective channel of communication between academic and research institutions, policy makers...