Staff member in Research unit “Environment and Spatial Planning” at the University of Thessaly. He is graduate of the Dept. of Planning and Regional Development-University of Thessaly and holds a MSc of the same department. In the last three years he is PhD candidate at Dept. of Economic and Regional Development-Panteion University. He has extensive experience as a member of research groups in a number of projects and studies and as technical editor of scientific publications. His research interests focus on quantitative methods and cartographic representation techniques with emphasis on spatial inequality analysis.
Master of Science (MSc) in Urban and Regional Planning
Dept. of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
Diploma of Planning and Regional Development Engineering
Dept of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
Νov 2018–present, Laboratory Teaching Staff (EDIP), Research Unit of Environment and Spatial Planning, University of Thessaly, Volos (Greece)
Oct 2017–Νov 2018, Laboratory Technical Staff (ETEP), Research Unit of Environment and Spatial Planning, University of Thessaly, Volos (Greece)
Jan 2012–present, Associate trainer, National Centre and School for Public Administration and Local Government, (N.C.P.A.L.G.)
Jan 2004–Oct 2017, Employee with permanent contract (Laboratory Staff) IP-Planning, Research Unit of Environment and Spatial Planning, University of Thessaly, Volos (Greece)
Feb 1996–Dec 2003, Research Associate (contract work), Research Unit of Spatial Analysis and Thematic Cartography & Research Unit of Environment and Spatial Planning, University of Thessaly, Volos (Greece)
Research Projects (as main researcher)
23/01/2020 – , GEOINC GREECE – The Geographical Dimension of Income Inequality in Greece, Panteion University, Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (ΕΛ.Ι.Δ.Ε.Κ)
06/09/2018 – ,Development of a platform and multicriteria application for predicting, detecting and managing risks due to climate change in areas of major cultural and tourist interest – application for selected archaeological sites and monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage List [CLIMASCAPE) (MIS 5032809), University of Thessaly, NSRF (2014-2020) -OP “Competitiveness Entrepreneurship and Innovation”, Action “ΕΡΕΥΝΩ – ΔΗΜΙΟΥΡΓΩ – ΚΑΙΝΟΤΟΜΩ”.
16/05/2018-29/01/2020, State Grants and Financial Autonomy of 1rst grade Local Authorities in Greece (MIS 5006176), Panteion University, NSRF 2014-2020, OP “Human Resources Development, Education and Lifelong Learning 2014-2020”.
16/11/2015-30/09/2016, Investigation of Integrated Urban Intervention in the City of Larissa, University of Thessaly,Municipality of Larissa
01/04/2013-30/08/2015, THALES-UNIVERSITY OF MACEDONIA, The human resources as a key component of development dynamics and differentiation of areas: The case of Greece. European Social Fund (ESF) & Greek Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport
16/02/2010-31/12/2012, TERCO-Transnational Territorial Cooperation, University of Thessaly, ESPON EU
01/11/2010-30/06/2011, ENCORA 518120 (FP6), University of Thessaly, EU-518120
01/06/2004-30/06/2005, Metropolitan Development in Europe (RIMED), University of Thessaly, INTERREG EU – 2A051.
01/03/2003-31/08/2003, Integrated management of coastal areas of west, University of Thessaly, Saronic,Organisation of Planning and Environmental Protection of Athens
01/01/2003 31/12/2004, 2833 Ex LINEA: lines of exclusion as arenas of co-operation, University of Thessaly, EU-HPSE-CT-2002-00141
01/01/2002 – 31/07/2002, Social conditions for sustainable development of Athens-Attica, University of Thessaly, Organisation of Planning and Environmental Protection of Athens
01/12/2000-14/03/2001, Social factors associated with updating the Strategic Plan, Panteion University, Organisation of Planning and Environmental Protection of Athens
01/07/1998-31/12/2001, Social and Economic Atlas of Greece, University of Thessaly, National Centre for Social research (EKKE)
01/10/1997-30/11/2000, Social morphology and urban organization of Greek cities, University of Thessaly, Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works / Planning Division
Chapters in collective volumes
Psycharis Y., Kallioras D., Pantazis P. (2020) ‘Regional Inequalities in Central and Eastern European Countries: The Role of Capital Regions and Metropolitan Areas’. In: Śliwiński A., Polychronidou P., Karasavvoglou A. (eds) Economic Development and Financial Markets. Contributions to Economics, Springer, Cham
Psycharis Y., Kallioras D. and P. Pantazis (2018) ‘Employment Changes and Regional Resilience: An Application of Trade-Adjusted Shift-Share Analysis to Greek Regions ‘ In Tüzin B. and H. Pinto, Resilience, Crisis and Innovation Dynamics, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.
Pantazis P. and Psycharis Y. (2016) ‘Housing segregation based on taxable income in the metropolitan area of Athens’. Ιn: Maloutas Th., Spyrellis S. (ed.) Social Atlas of Athens. Electronic collection of texts.
Kallioras D., Pantazis P. and Y. Psycharis (2016) ‘Spatial variations of employment in Greece during the initial period of economic crisis (2008-2010) The resilience of Greek regions’. In: Labrianidis L., Kalogeresis T. and G. Kafkalas, Spatial development and labour force: new theoretical approaches and their implementation in Greece, Kritiki, Athens, pp. 289-318. (in Greek)
Topaloglou E., Petrakos G., Kallioras D., Artelaris P., Anagnostou A., Pantazis P., Cupcea V. and C. Georgiadis (2012) ‘Territorial Cooperation in Greece-Bulgaria-Turkey Border Relations’ In G. Gorzelak and K. Zawalinska (eds)European Territories: From Cooperation to Integration, Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar Spółka, Warsaw.
Pantazis P. (2000) ‘The urban fabric of Thessaloniki’, In T. Maloutas (eds.) Social and Economic Atlas of Greece. Volume 1: Cities, NCSR / University of Thessaly, Athens / Volos, pp. 32-33. (in Greek).
Pantazis P. and I. Papadopoulos (1995) ‘Social organization of movements in Volos. Movements between home and work ‘ In T. Maloutas (ed.). Volos. Search of Social Identity, Paratiritis, Thessaloniki, pp. 281-305 (in Greek).
Journals articles with reviews
Psycharis Y., Iliopoulou S., Ζoi Μ., Pantazis P. (2020) «Beyond the socio‐economic use of fiscal transfers: The role of political factors in Greek intergovernmental grant allocations», Regional Science Policy & Practice, [link]
Psycharis Y., Tselios V. and Pantazis P. (2019) Interregional student migration in Greece: patterns and determinants, Revue d’économie régionale et urbaine 2019(4)
Psycharis Y., Tselios V. and Pantazis P. (2018) The contribution of Cohesion Funds and nationally funded public investment to regional growth: evidence from Greece, Regional Studies, DOI: 10.1080/00343404.2018.1525696
Psycharis Y .and Pantazis P. (2016) ‘The Geography of Declared Income in Greece before and during the Economic Crisis’, Regions Magazine 303(1): 4-7.
Psycharis Y., Rovolis A., Tsellios V. and Pantazis P. (2014) ‘Regional Development and Economic Crisis in Greece’, Région et Développement 39.
Psycharis Y., Kallioras D. and P. Pantazis (2014) ‘Economic Crisis and Regional Resilience: Detecting the “Geographical Footprint” of Economic Crisis in Greece’, Regional Science Policy and Practice 6(2): 121-141.
Kallioras D., Kandylis G., Kromidakis N. and Pantazis P. (2012) ‘Delineation of local labour markets in Greece on the basis of travel-to-work flows’,Geographies (20): 99-116 (in Greek).
Announcements in scientific conferences without proceedings
Psycharis Y., Panori A., Pantazis P. (2019) “Building a gravity model to explore drivers of internal student migration movements in Greece”, in 59th ERSA Congress, Lyon, France
Psycharis Y., Ζoi Μ., Iliopoulou S., Pantazis P. (2019) «Distributive politics and the allocation of fiscal transfers to local government: empirical evidence from Greece», in 59th ERSA Congress, Lyon, France
Psycharis Y., Ζoi Μ., Iliopoulou S., Pantazis P. (2018) «Exploring the determinants of state transfers to local government in Greece», in 58th ERSA Congress, Cork, Ireland.
Psycharis Y., Tselios V., Pantazis P. (2018) «Interregional student migration in Greece: patterns and determinants», in 58th ERSA Congress, Cork, Ireland.
Psycharis Y., Tselios V., Pantazis P. (2017) «The geography of income inequality in Greece», in 57th ERSA Congress, Groningen, The Netherlands.
Psycharis Y., Tselios V., Pantazis P. (2017) «The geography of income inequality in Greece», in 54th Colloquium of the ASRDLF and the 15th Conference of the ERSA-GR, Athens, Greece
Psycharis Y., Pantazis P. (2017) «The impact of economic crisis on income disparities in Athens», in 54th Colloquium of the ASRDLF and the 15th Conference of the ERSA-GR Athens, Greece
Psycharis Y., Tselios V., Pantazis P. (2015) «Students inter-regional migration for higher education in Greece: Patterns and determinants», in 55th ERSA Congress, Lisbon, Portugal.
Psycharis Y., Tselios V. Pantazis P. (2014), «Spatial patterns of students‟ migration for higher education: Evidence from Greece», in 61st Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Washington, USA
Psycharis Y., Tselios V., Pantazis P. (2014), “Regional inequalities, human capabilities and employment in Greece”, in 54rd ERSA Congress, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Psycharis Y., Rovolis A. and Pantazis P. (2013), ‘Regional inequalities in higher education entry exams: a human capabilities perspective’, in 53rd ERSA Congress, Palermo, Italy.
Coccosis H., Pantazis P., Papatheochari Th. And Samarina A. (2013) “The contribution of a Spatial and Environmental Monitoring System in Tourism Policy and Planning“. in 5th International Scientific Conference “Tourism Trends and Advances in the 21st Century“, University of the Aegean: Rhodes.
Psycharis Y. Kazazis E. and Pantazis P. (2003) “Determinants of regional employment changes in the European Union 1995-2001: An empirical approach”, ERSA 2003 Congress, Jyvaskyla-Finland.