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Agricultural Economy and Agricultural Policy

Laboratory of Agricutlural Economy and Agricultural Policy

The laboratory offers educational and research service in the subjects of Agricultural economics and Agricultural Policy. Specifically, the mission of the laboratory includes:
  • Covering of educational and research needs in undergraduate and graduate levels at the department of Business Administration of Food and Agricultural Enterprises of the University of Patras in the subjects: Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Policy, Accounting, Investment Appreciation, Agricultural Cooperatives, etc.
  • Collaboration with other research centers and academic institutions of the country or abroad.
  • Organization of seminars, conferences, symposiums, lectures, postgraduate courses and the realization of publications and editions.
  • Social needs services when its contribution to topics that are dealt in the laboratory is requested.
  • Rendering of services according to what is expected in the article 159/1984 (A 53).


Laboratory of Agricultural Economy and Agricultural Policy
University of Patras

Address: G. Seferi 2, 30100 Agrinio, (2nd Building, Ground floor)
Phone: 26410 74128
Fax: 26410 74179

Email: dpendara@upatras.gr
Website: http://agrecon.deapt.upatras.gr


The equipment of the laboratory include: 25 computers with their equipment, 1 server for the networking of the above appliances. 1 multi-machine (Fax, telephone, photocopier), 1 printer. Statistical and Financial Analysis software.

Research Activity

Τhe laboratory’s members focus in the following research topics:

  • Agricultural and applied economics
  • Price transmission and volatility
  • Price analysis and market structure
  • Technical change and productivity analysis
  • Convergence
  • Supply and demand analysis
  • Financial management
  • Risk Analysis
  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Cooperatives
  • Farm Management
  • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
  • International Trade of Agricultural Products

The members of the laboratory have published their research papers in the following scientific journals:

Agribusiness: An International Journal, Agricultural Economics Review, Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics Letters, Applied Economics, Atlantic Economic Journal, British Food Journal, Economic Modeling, Economics Bulletin, European Journal of Business and Economic Management, European Journal of Operational Research, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Food Policy, HortScience, International Advances in Economic Research, International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics, International Journal of Economic Research, International Journal of Hybrid Intelligent Systems, International Journal of Marketing Studies, International Review of Applied Economics, Economics Research International, International Review of Economics and Business, Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Journal of Agricultural and Food Economics, Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Applied Economics, Journal of Applied Finance and Banking, Journal of Asset Management, Journal of Business, Economics and Finance Journal of International and Food Agribusiness Marketing, Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions & Money, Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing, Managerial Finance, Operational Research: An International Journal, Spoudai - (in Greek), South Eastern Europe Journal of Economics, The Manchester School, The TQM Journal.

Research Staff