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Assistant Professor
Department of Social and Educational Policy
University of Peloponnese
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Short CV

Christos Koutsampelas graduated from the Department of Economics of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) in 2002. He received his Msc in International Economics and Finance and his PhD in Economics in 2003 and 2009 from AUEB. He worked at the University of Cyprus from 2011 to 2018, conducting research on socio-economic inequality and redistribution. During that period, he also acted as independent national expert offering consulting services to the European Commission and other public organisations. Several of his studies have been cited by international organisations such as the European Commission, the IMF and the OECD.
His research has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals such as Leadership and Policy in Schools, International Journal of Educational Development, Education Economics and Economics Letters. His research interests include the economics of education, the measurement and analysis of socio-economic inequalities, the effect of educational policy on inequality as well as broader issues of redistribution and public policy analysis.

Selected publications:

Dimopoulos, K., Koutsampelas, C. and Tsatsaroni, A. (2021). Home schooling through on-line teaching in the era of Covid-19: Exploring the role of home related factors that deepen educational inequalities across European societies. European Educational Research Journal, 20(4), pp. 479-497.

Koutsampelas, C., Dimopoulos, K. and Katsiri Τ. (2021). Parental Satisfaction in a Centralised School System: Evidence from Greece and Policy Implications. Leadership and Policy in Schools, 20(2), pp. 293-311.

Lalioti, V. & Koutsampelas, C. (2021). The Greek vs. the Cypriot Guaranteed Minimum Income (GMI) Schemes: An Exploratory Comparative Analysis. Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 1-17.

Papaloi, E., Dimopoulos, K. and Koutsampelas, C. (2021). Educational Administration and Leadership in Greece and the UK: A Comparative Study on the Interplay between the Policy Context and the Relevant Postgraduate Courses in the Two Countries. In Samier, E.A., Elkaleh, E.S., Hammad, W. (eds.), Internationalisation of Educational Administration and Leadership Curriculum: Voices and Experiences from the ‘Peripheries’, pp. 177-198, Emerald Publishing.

Koutsampelas, C. (2020). Migrants’ Access to Social Protection in Cyprus. In Lafleur, J., M., Vintila, D., (eds.), Migration and social protection in Europe and beyond: comparing access to welfare entitlements (Volume 1), pp. 95-108. Springer Open Access, IMISCOE Research Series.

Chrysostomou, S., Koutsampelas, C., Andreou, S.N. & Pittas C. (2020). The purchase of the Diabetic Healthy Food Basket in Cyprus results in cost savings. Is it affordable among the low-income population? Public Health Nutrition, 23(18), pp. 3409-3416.

Koutsampelas, C., Kantaris, M. & Theodorou Μ. (2020). Inequalities in Healthcare Provision to Third Country Nationals in Cyprus and the Prospect of a Promising Reform. Migration Letters, 17(1), pp. 155-163.

Koutsampelas, C., Andreou, S. N., Dimopoulos, K. & Papaloi, E. (2020). Austerity, Economic Crisis and Children: Experiences from Cyprus. In S.M. Hall, J. Horton, H. Pimlott-Wilson (eds.), Austerity across Europe: Lived Experiences of Economic Crises. London: Routledge.

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