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Results of the Crisis Observatory’s Postgraduate Essay Contest

The Crisis Observatory of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) would like to thank all new scientists (graduate students, Master’s holders and PhD candidates) who took part in the Postgraduate Essay Contest. Many well-written research papers were submitted to the contest.

The research papers were examined by a team of academics and researchers of the Crisis Observatory, who chose the best papers (listed in alphabetical order):

  1. Aggelaki Ekaterini: “Parliamentary function and new economic governance in the European Union and the Eurozone”
  2. Apostolaki Georgia: “The change of Greek public opinion regarding European integration and the rise of Eurosceptic parties in the elections of 2015 in Greece”
  3. Aslanidou Despoina: “The emergence of a new European Union? Tracing the role of European institutions in the reformed economic governance”
  4. Kazaki Sophia: “Poverty, regional inequalities and the Kallikrates reform”
  5. Manouzas Zisis: “Quantitative Easing in the Eurozone: Macroeconomic theory, asymmetry problems and political restrictions”
  6. Petropoulos Georgios: “The link between competition and innovation during the economic crisis and its impact on structural market reforms for growth”
  7. Fasianos Apostolos: “The impossible trinity of European economic policy”
  8. Christodoulaki Ioanna: “The European Union’s response to the economic crisis and the democratic legitimacy of the European Union”

The presentation of the above papers and the award ceremony for the authors of the four best papers was held in the context of the 3rd Annual Conference of the Crisis Observatory, which took place on December 16th at the French Institute of Athens.

The 1st  award was shared by Messrs. Zisis Manouzas and Apostolos Fasianos. The 2nd award was given to Despoina Aslanidou, while the 3rd award was given to Ekaterini Aggelaki.