Apostolos Vetsikas

University of Thessaly (GR)


Apostolos Vetsikas, was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 23/12/1987. He holds BSc. in Economics and MSc. in Applied Economics from the Department of Economics at the University of Thessaly, Greece. He holds MSc. in New Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Development from the Department of Planning and Regional Development at the University of Thessaly.

He is PhD Candidate in the field of economics of innovation at the Department of Economics, University of Thessaly (Greece) since 2018. 

Research Interests:

  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • National Innovation Systems
  • Innovation Policy
  • System Dynamics

Recent Publications:

Georgatzi, V., Stamboulis, Y. and Vetsikas, A. (2020). Examining the determinants of CO2 emissions caused by the transportation sector: Empirical evidence from 12 European countries. Economic Analysis and Policy, 65, pp. 11-20. DOI:

Research interests

Applied Economics Econometrics Innovation Schumpeter