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Dr. Eleni Papathanasopoulou

Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Business and Economics, Deree – The American College of Greece


210 600 9800 ext. 1392


University of Surrey, UK
PhD, Environmental Strategy and Economics
2002 – 2006

University of Surrey, UK
MSc, International Economics and Policy
2000 – 2001

University of London, UK
BSc, Banking and Finance
1996 – 2000

Dr. Eleni Papathanasopoulou is Assistant Professor of Economics in the School of Business and Economics at The American College of Greece. She teaches microeconomics, macroeconomics, money and banking and leads the Environmental and Resource Economics course (in the School of Business and Economics) and the Economy and the Environment course (in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences).

Eleni’s research interests lie in integrating economic and environmental elements in macroeconomic modeling to identify pathways to achieve sustainable development goals. She has published extensively in high impact peer-reviewed journals, contributed to a UK’s Parliament POSTnote on Fisheries, co-authored an IAEA workshop report on Ocean Acidification and acted as an expert reviewer for the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.


Qu, Y., Hopper, T., Swales, J.K., Papathanasopoulou, E., Austen, M.C., Yan, X. (2021). Energy-food nexus in the marine environment: a macroeconomic analysis on offshore wind energy and seafood production in Scotland. Energy Policy 149: 112027.

Stebbings, E., Hooper, T., Austen, M.C., Papathanasopoulou, E., Yan, X. (2021). Accounting for benefits from natural capital: applying a novel composite indicator framework to the marine environment. Ecosystem Services 50: 101308.

Kreiss, C.M., Papathanasopoulou, E., Hamon, K.G., Pinnegar J.K., Rybicki, S., Micallef, G., Tabeau, A., Cubillo A.M., Peck M.A. (2020). Future Socio-Political Scenarios for

Aquatic Resources in Europe: An Operationalized Framework for Aquaculture Projections. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7.

Fernandes, J.A., Papathanasopoulou, E., Hattam, C., Queiros, A.M., Cheung, W.W.W.L., Yool, A., Artioli, Y., Pope, E.C., Flynn, K.J., Merino, G., Calosi, P., Beaumont, N., Austen, M.A., Widdicombe, S., Barange, M. (2017). Estimating the ecological, economic and social impacts of ocean acidification and warming on UK fisheries. Fish and fisheries, 18:389-411.

Hattam, C., Hooper, T., Papathanasopoulou, E. (2017). A well-being framework for impact evaluation: The case of the UK offshore wind industry. Marine Policy, 78:122-131.

Papathanasopoulou, E., White, M.P., Hattam, C., Lannin, A., Harvey, A., Spencer, A., (2016). Valuing the health benefits of physical activities in the marine environment and their importance for marine spatial planning. Marine Policy, 63, 144-152.