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[Photo: Christos GENAKOS] Dr Christos GENAKOS
Research Economist - Growth
Athens University of Economics and Business
Tel: (+30) 210 8203 353
Email: cgenakos@aueb.gr

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Expertise: Industrial Organization and Productivity

Biography:

Christos Genakos is Assistant Professor in the Economics Department of the Athens University of Economics and Business. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the London Business School. After the completion of his doctorate he worked as Lecturer, Fellow and Director of Studies in Economics at Selwyn College, Cambridge University. He holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University College London and a Bachelor’s in Economics from the National and Kappodistrian University of Athens, where he graduated top of his class. He is also a Research Fellow in the Industrial Organization programme of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). His research focuses on industrial organization and applied microeconomics, with an emphasis on quantitative techniques for competition analysis and regulation. He has published in many leading international peer-refereed journals, such as the Journal of Political Economy, Economic Journal, Journal of the European Economic Association, Academy of Management Perspectives and more. His research has been covered extensively by both Greek and international media.

Current Areas of Research:

Industrial Organization, Competition Policy & Regulation, Productivity & Management, Incentives & Performance, Behavioral Economics

Education:

  • PhD in Economics (2005), London Business School
  • MSc in Economics (2000), University College London
  • BSc in Economics (1998), National and Kappodistrian University of Athens

Awards:

  • ECONOMIC & SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC) Awarded a PhD Studentship financial award.
  • LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL (LBS) Awarded a PhD Programme financial award.
  • STATE SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION (IKY) Received award and scholarship by the Greek Scholarship Foundation (IKY) for achieving 1st national rank in entrance exams and for graduating 1st from the Department of Economics of the University of Athens.

Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:

Selected Publications:

  • “Interim Rank, Risk Taking and Performance in Dynamic Tournaments” with Mario Pagliero, Journal of Political Economy (2012, Vol. 120, No. 4, pp. 782-813)

  • “Management Practices Across Firms and Countries” with Nick Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, Academy of Management Perspectives (26, no.1, February 2012)

  • “Testing the Waterbed effect in Mobile Telephony” with Tommaso Valletti, Journal of the European Economic Association (2011, vol. 9, Issue 6, pp. 1114-1142).

CEP Publications

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CEP Discussion Paper
Evaluating Market Consolidation in Mobile Communications Christos Genakos, Tommaso Valletti and Frank Verboven
June 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1486:
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JEL Classification: K20; L10; L40; L96


Tags: mobile telecommunications; market structure; prices; investments; mergers

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Regulatory reform in Greece: the benefits of removing maximum mark-ups Christos Genakos and colleagues analyse the impact of deregulating the market for fresh fruit and vegetables Christos Genakos, Pantelis Koutroumpis and Mario Pagliero
November 2015
Paper No' CEPCP456:
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CentrePiece 20 (2) Autumn 2015


Tags: markup regulation; focal point; collusion; ex-post policy evaluation


This article summarises 'The Impact of Maximum Mark-up Regulation on Prices' by Christos Genakos, Pantelis Koutroumpis and Mario Pagliero, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1310
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Loss Aversion on the Phone Christos Genakos, Costas Roumanias and Tommaso Valletti
September 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1373:
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JEL Classification: D03; D12; D81; L96


Tags: loss aversion; consumer switching; tariff plans; risk aversion; mobile telephony

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When Pressure Sinks Performance: Evidence from Diving Competitions Eleni Garbi, Christos Genakos and Mario Pagliero
April 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1345:
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JEL Classification: J24; L83; M52; Z13


Tags: tournaments; incentives; choking under pressure

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CEP Discussion Paper
Evaluating the Impact of Sunday Trading Deregulation Svetoslav Danchev and Christos Genakos
March 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1336:
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JEL Classification: J23; L11; L51; L81


Tags: sunday trading regulation; opening hours regulation; retail sector

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The Impact of Maximum Markup Regulation on Prices Christos Genakos, Pantelis Koutroumpis and Mario Pagliero
October 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1310:
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JEL Classification: L0; L1; L4; L5


Tags: markup regulation; focal point; collusion; ex-post policy evaluation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Evaluating a Decade of Mobile Termination Rate Regulation Christos Genakos and Tommaso Valletti
July 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1282:
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JEL Classification: D12; D43; L5; L96; L98


Tags: mobile telephony; termination rates; waterbed effect


This paper has been published as:
Evaluating a Decade of Mobile Termination Rate Regulation, Christos Genakos and Tommaso Valletti, The Economic Journal, Volume 125, Issue 586, August 2015
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CEP Discussion Paper
Management Practices Across Firms and Countries Nicholas Bloom, Christos Genakos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1109:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O14; O32; O33


Tags: management; organization; and productivity

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Leveraging Monopoly Power by Degrading Interoperability: Theory and Evidence from Computer Markets Christos Genakos, Kai Uwe Kühn and John Van Reenen
July 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1060:
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JEL Classification: C3; D43; L1; L4


Tags: foreclosure; anti-trust; demand estimation; interoperability

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CEP Discussion Paper
Seesaw in the Air: Interconnection Regulation and the Structure of Mobile Tariffs Christos Genakos and Tommaso Valletti
February 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1045:
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JEL Classification: L13; L51


Tags: interconnection; network competition; regulation; mobile phones

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Weightlifting competitions: lessons for performance management Christos Genakos and Mario Pagliero
March 2009
Paper No' CEPCP269:
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CentrePiece 13 (3) Winter 2009

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CEP Discussion Paper
Modern Management: Good for the Environment or Just Hot Air? Nick Bloom, Christos Genakos, Ralf Martin and Raffaella Sadun
October 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0891:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O32; O33; Q40; Q50


Tags: management; energy efficiency; energy intensity and productivity

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Testing the 'Waterbed' Effect in Mobile Telephony Christos Genakos and Tommaso Valletti
October 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0827:
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JEL Classification: D21; L51; L96


Tags: telecommunications; regulation; waterbed effect; two-sided markets

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The European Commission versus Microsoft: Competition Policy in High-Tech Industries Christos Genakos, Kai Uwe Kühn and John Van Reenen
June 2007
Paper No' CEPCP223:
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CentrePiece 12 (1) Summer 2007


This paper has been published as:
The Incentives of a Monopolist to Degrade Interoperability: Theory and Evidence from the Personal Computer and Server Market by Christos Genakos, Kai Uwe Kühn and John Van Reenen, CEP mimeo
This paper has been published as:
'Some Economics of European Commission versus Microsoft' by Kai Uwe Kühn and John Van Reenen, forthcoming in Cases in European Competition Policy: The Economic Analysis edited by Bruce Lyons (Cambridge University Press).
Economics of Industry Paper
DIFFERENTIAL MERGER EFFECTS: The Case of the Personal Computer Industry Christos Genakos
December 2004
Paper No' EI 39:
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JEL Classification: D12; G34; L41; L63


Tags: computer industry; discrete choice models; merger analysis; product differentiation; random coefficients.