He has more than 35 years expertise in Greece, other EU countries and Eastern Europe. He actively participates (teaching/research/consulting) in entrepreneurship education and in matters related to vocational training and life-long learning. He has coordinated and/or participated in National and EC funded projects on enterprises’ competitiveness, human resources management and development, entrepreneurship development, financial literacy programmes, creative industries’ promotion and regional administration’s innovation and entrepreneurship Development.
As Senior Researcher at the University of Piraeus Research Centre, he coordinates the Greek Research Team of the CINet project and develops plans for the project’s results dissemination and valorisation in Greece and other countries.
Dr. Pekka Economou holds a Ph.D. from the University of Macedonia, in Thessaloniki, Greece, and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Victoria University of Manchester, UK. A number of about 50 scientific articles have been published in Greek and international journals, academic issues and conferences proceedings. She has served as a member of research teams in several European research projects. Some of her work has been published in Investment Research & Analysis Journal, European Journal of Economic, Finance and Administrative Sciences, Investment Research & Analysis Journal, International Journal of Economic Research, International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies, International Advances of Economic Research, and Journal of Strategy and Management, among others.
CINet has been promoted, and is coordinated, by the Universidade Aberta, Portugal; and it counts with partners from the UK, Spain, Greece, Romania, Portugal and France. Together, these partners are joining efforts to impact on entrepreneurial training cultures, and offer innovation and networking to creative entrepreneurs in three Southern EU countries: Greece, Portugal, and Spain.
CINet has been funded with support from the European Commission. This website reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
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