Curriculum Vitae

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A. Personal Details

Name:                            Antigone Lyberaki

Date of birth:               23/4/1959

Work Address:          Department of Economics & Regional Development
                                      Panteion University,
                                      136 Syngrou Avenue  
                                      Athens, 17671 Greece
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B. Present Position
Professor of economics, Department of Economics and Regional Development, Panteion University (since 1999).

C. Education
1984-1988: Ph.D. Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. Thesis: Small Firms and Flexible Specialisation in Greek Industry.
1982-1984: M.Phil. Development Studies, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK
1977-1982: B.A. Economics, Department of Economics, National Capodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

D. Others

2014-. Member of " To Potami", a new, pro-European political party.
2012-.2014  Vice President: Action (Greek: Δράση), a liberal Greek political party.
2012-. Board Member: University’s Council for Administration, Panteion University.
2013-. President: National Centre for Public Administration and Local Government.
1998-. Board Member: ‘Action Aid Hellas’: for Greece
2009-. Representative to the General Assembly of Action Aid International (Bangalore, India & Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania).
2011-. Board Member: Action Aid (Kenya).
2008-. Member: International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE).

E. Employment:

E.1. Teaching
1992-:  Panteion University, Athens, Greece.
2009-2011:   UADPhilEcon (University of Athens Doctoral Program in Economics).
2007 and 2011: Visiting Professor, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.
1995-97: Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, National University of Athens, Greece.
1994 spring: Visiting Professor, Queen's College CUNY, New York NY.
1989-1992: Lecturer, University of Crete, Rethymno.  

E.2. Previous Positions
1981-1982: Ministry of National Economy, Athens, Greece. Background research in preparation of the new Investment incentives Law (1262/82).
1995-1997: Ministry of Development, General Secretariat for Industry, Athens, Greece, Member of the group of experts on Clusters, Networking and Interfirm cooperation, also member of the steering committee of the project “The Future of the Greek Industry”.
1997-1998: Expert in the Business Environment Simplification Task-Force (“BEST Task Force”) set up by the Commission of the EU to report on SME policy (one expert representing each member state).
2000: Ministry of Development, Adviser to the General Secretary for Industry, Athens, Greece Advising on the formulation and implementation of SME policy, drafting of the CSF III Competitiveness programme for Greece.
2001-2004: Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs, Scientific Coordinator and Editor of the Greek National Action Plans for Employment 2001, 2002 and 2003 (NAP), Member of the steering committee which compiled the 2003 ‘National Action Plan for social inclusion’ (NAPinc). Member of the Group of Experts on Labour and Social Security Issues.
2003-2004: Ministry for Labour, Cyprus. Scientific Coordinator and Editor of the Greek National Action Plans for Employment 2004.
2003-2004: Member of the Board of Directors of the Migration Policy Institute, Athens.
2004-2008: Member of the Governing Board of ISTAME.
2008-2010: Member of the Governing Board of OPEK (Society for reflection for the Modernisation of Society).
2009: UN Global Forum for Migration and Development, Civil Society Days: scientific coordinator of the Athens Convention (November).

F. Research
1. (2002-) Country Team Leader (Greece) of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). This international interdisciplinary panel survey has produced three waves of data since 2004, was the first to use a CAPI (computer assisted personal interview) in Greece, is the only panel survey existing in Greece, and has produced high quality micro data which have been used in over 500 academic publications worldwide. From 2011 SHARE has been upgraded as a European Research Infrastructure (ESFRI). Source of funding: Primarily funded by the European Commission through the 5th the 6th and the 7th framework programme. Substantial co-funding came from the U.S. National Institute on Aging.

2. (2012-) Coordinator of the Joint Venture: “Share: Upgrade of the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe”. European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures.

3. (2012-) Principal Investigator: “Investigating Crucial Interdisciplinary Linkages In Ageing Societies”. Approved for funding by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT), of the Ministry of Education, Life Long Learning and Religious Affairs, (Programme: Thalis).

4. (2012-) Principal Investigator: “Informal social protection, the hybrid Greek welfare state and economic crisis dynamics”. Approved for funding by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT), of the Ministry of Education, Life Long Learning and Religious Affairs, (Programme: Excellence).

5. (2011-) Member of the main research team: “Human Capabilities as a Basic Component of Development Dynamics and Differentiation of the Regions: the Case of  Greece”, Principal Investigator: Prof. Lois Labrianidis.

6. (2004-2005) Scientific coordinator: “Women to the top”: Source of funding: EU & Centre for Research on Equality.

7. (2002-2004) Member of the research team: “Functional Borders and sustainable security: Integrating the Balkans into the European Union”. Source of funding: ELIAMEP.

G. Academic Publications

G.1. Books and edited volumes (in Greek)
1.    2009: (co-editor with T. Philalithis and P. Tinios), Life 50+: Health, Ageing and Retirement in Greece and in Europe, Athens, Kritiki.
2.    2004: (with J. Dendrinos) Flexible Work: new froms of employment and quality of work, Athens, Kerkyra.
3.    2002: (with Th. Pelagidis), Beyond Consumer’s Guilt: identity, communication and cohesion, Athens, Papazisis.
4.    2002: (editor with P. Tinios) Work and Cohesion: the National Action Plans for Employment and Social Inclusion, Athens, Papazisis.
5.    2001: (with L. Labrianidis), Albanian Migrants in Thessaloniki:  transitions towards prosperity, deviation in public perception, Thessaloniki, Paratiritis.
6.    2000: (with Th. Pelagidis), The Fear of the Foreigners in the Labour Market, Athens, Polis
7.    1996: (with A. Mouriki), The Silent Revolution: Flexible Production and Work Utilisation Practices, Athens, Gutenberg.
8.    1993: The Convergence that did not take place, Athens, Papazisis.
9.    1992: The Challenge of Development on a Small Scale: Technological Flexibility and Social Rigidities, Athens, Papazisis.
10.    1990: Flexible Specialisation? Growth and Crisis in Greek Small Scale Industry, Gutenberg, Athens.

G.2. Journal Articles
1.    2013: (with P. Tinios) “The Informal welfare State and the family: Invisible actors in the Greek drama”, Political Studies (forthcoming).
2.    2013: (with P.Tinios, A. Mimis & Th. Georgiadis), ‘Mapping population ageing in Europe: How are similar needs in different countries met by different family structures?’, Journal of Maps, DOI: 10.1080/17445647.2012.752334
3.    2012: “The crisis and women’s economic independence: some warnings from Greece", Journal of Critical Studies in Business and Society, 3(1): 12-39.
4.    2012 (with P. Tinios and G. Papadoudis) ‘Retrospective explanation of older women’s lifetime work involvement: individual paths around social norms’, Advances in Life Course Research, 18 (1): 26-45.
5.    2012: (with P. Tinios) “Labour and Pensions in the Greek Crisis: The Microfoundations of Disaster”, Sudosteuropa, 60. Jahrgang 2012, Heft 3: 363-386.
6.    2011: “Migrant women, care work and women’s employment in Greece”, Feminist Economics, 17 (3): 103-131.
7.    2011: “Delocalisation, Triangular Manufacturing and Windows of Opportunity: Some lessons from Greek Clothing Producers in a fast changing Global Context”, Regional Studies, 45 (2): 205-218
8.    2010: (with P. Tinios and Th. Georgiadis) “Multidimensional Poverty in Greece: A deep, persistent grey?” South Eastern Europe Journal of Economics, 1: 87-110.  
9.    2010: (with P. Tinios) “The social and economic effects of deterioration in health: “naked eye” evidence from a European panel survey”, Hygeia Internationalis, 9 (1): 327-51.
10.    2010: “The Record of Gender Policies in Greece 1980-2010: legal form and economic substance”, GreeSE Paper No 36, Hellenic Observatory Papers on Greece and Southeast Europe, The London School of Economics and Political Science.
11.    2008: “Deae ex Machina”: Migrant women, care work and women’s employment in Greece», GreeSE Paper No 20, Hellenic Observatory Papers on Greece and Southeast Europe, The London School of Economics and Political Science.
12.    2008: “The Greek Immigration Experience Revisited”, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 6(1): 5-33.
13.    2008: (with A. Triandafyllidou; M. Petronoti; R. Gropas), Migrants' Strategies and Migration Policies: Towards a Comparative Picture. Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, Volume 6, (3): 475–488.
14.    2005: (with Th. Maroukis) “Albanian Immigrants in Athens: new survey evidence on employment and integration” Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, 5(1): 21-48.
15.    2004: (with L. Lambrianidis, P. Tinios and P. Hatziprokopiou) “Inflow of immigrants and outflow of FDI: aspects of interdependence between Greece and the Balkans”, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 30 (6): pp. 1183-1208.
16.    2004: (with L. Lambrianidis) “Back and Forth and In-Between: Albanian Return Migrants from Greece and Italy”, Journal of International Migration and Integration, 5 (1): 77-106.
17.    2002: (with E. Tsakalotos) “Reforming the Economy without Society: Social and Institutional Constraints to Economic Reform in post-1974 Greece”, New Political Economy, 7 (1): 93-114.
18.    1996: Greece-EU comparative economic performance at the national and regional levels: why divergence?, European Planning Studies, 4 (3): 313-329.
19.    1996: "Adjustment and Resistance to Change: Virtues and Vices of the Greek Economy over the Last Decade", Journal of Modern Hellenism, no. 13, Winter.
20.    1994: (with V. Pesmazoglou), Mirages and Miracles of European small and medium enterprise development, European Planning Studies.
21.    1993: (with S. Ioannidis and Y. Caloghirou), Crucial time-lags in the philosophy of state's role in development, Journal of Modern Hellinism, vol.10
22.    1991: "Crisis and Restructuring in Greek Small-Scale Industry: a case for flexible specialisation?". Capital and Class. no. 43. Summer (15): 35-48

G.3. Selected Contributions to edited volumes (2000 on)
1.    2012: (with P. Tinios) “The crisis as handmaiden of social change: adjusting to the 21st century or settling old scores?” in Anastasakis, O. & Singh, D. (eds) Reforming Greece: Sisyphean task or Herculean challenge?, South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX), St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, pp. 100-110.
2.    2012: (with P. Tinios) “Welfare state: the reforms that have not been made and the economic crisis’, in Social Policy and Cohesion under the circumstances of the economic crisis, Bank of Greece (ed) pp. 121-148. (in Greek).
3.    2012: “Wages, Competitivess and Red lines: Reconstruction of a debate that never took place”, in Vassilakis, M. (ed) : Improvidence and Nemesis: Greek Crisis 2001-2011, The Athens Review of Books, Athens, pp. 366- 380. (in Greek).
4.    2011: (with P. Tinios and Th. Georgiadis) “Explaining Persistent Poverty in SHARE: Does the Past Play a Role?” In: Axel Borsch-Supan, Martina Brandt, Karsten Hank and Mathis Schroder (eds): "The Individual and the Welfare State. Life Histories in Europe". Springer: Heidelberg. (pp. 19-30).
5.    2011: (with P. Tinios and G. Papadoudis) “Atypical Work Patterns of Women in Europe: What Can We Learn from SHARELIFE?” In: Axel Borsch-Supan, Martina Brandt, Karsten Hank and Mathis Schroder (eds): "The Individual and the Welfare State. Life Histories in Europe". Springer: Heidelberg. (pp. 137-150).
6.    2010: (with P. Tinios) “Women and employment: Overview and Prospects“, in  Bank of Greece, The Greek Labour Market: Characteristics, Trends and Challenges, pp 155-158. (in Greek)
7.    2010: (with P. Tinios) «The supply and demand of solidarity in practice: comparative microeconomic analysis of care practices to and by people over fifty in Europe”, in M. Petmesidou and Ch. Papatheodorou (eds,) Social Reform and Changes in the Private-Public mix in the field of Social Protection, Ellinika Grammata, Athens, 438-469. (in Greek)
8.    2009: (with P. Tinios) “Poverty and Social Exclusion: A new approach to an old issue”, in A. Lyberaki, P. Tinios and A. Philalithis (eds), Life 50+:  Health, ageing and pensions in Greece and in Europe. Athens:  Kritiki, pp. 275-304. (in Greek)
9.    2009: (with P. Tinios and G. Papadoudis) “Family cohesion and socioeconomic status: a first investigation”, in A. Lyberaki, P. Tinios and A. Philalithis (eds), Life 50+:  Health, ageing and pensions in Greece and in Europe. Athens:  Kritiki, pp 374-370. (in Greek)
10.    2009: “Is there any gender gap? Who cares for whom and how?”, in A. Lyberaki, P. Tinios and A. Philalithis (eds), Life 50+:  Health, ageing and pensions in Greece and in Europe. Athens:  Kritiki, pp 371-412. (in Greek)
11.    2009: (with Th. Georgiadis) “Are old-age women less healthy compared to men? Gender and health status at the age 70+?”, in A. Lyberaki, P. Tinios and A. Philalithis (eds), Life 50+:  Health, ageing and pensions in Greece and in Europe. Athens:  Kritiki, pp. 413-434. (in Greek)
12.    2008: (with P.Tinios) “Poverty and Persistent Poverty: Adding Dynamics to Familiar Findings” in A. Borsch-Supan,  A. Brugiavini, H. Jurges, A.Kaptein, J.Mackenbach, J.Siegrist and G. Weber, Health Ageing and Retirement in Europe (2004-2007): Starting the Longitudinal Dimension, Mannheim, pp. 276-283.
13.    2008: “Changing Labour Markets and their Implication for Social protection” in M.Carlos (ed.), The Challenge of Social Policy Reform in the 21st Century: towards integrated systems of social protection, Sideris and Kokkalis Foundation, pp. 85-104.
14.    2005: (with P. Tinios), “Poverty and Social Exclusion: a new approach to an old issue”. In: A. Borsch-Supan, A. Brugiavini, H. Jurges, J.Mackenbach, J.Siegrist and G. Weber, Health Ageing and Retirement in Europe: First Results from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, Mannheim, pp. 302-309.
15.    2005: “Technology and Work και Εργασία: a two-way complicated relationship”, in Naxakis and Chletsos, The Future of Work, Athens: Patakis. (in Greek).
16.    2004: “Migration as a positive sum game: some evidence from Greece”, Reconciling Mobility and Social Inclusion - the role of employment and social policy, Dublin: Office of Social Inclusion Department of Social and Family Affairs. pp. 165-167.
17.    2004: “Balkan Migration to Greece: a success story?” στο Kyriakopoulos (ed.) Olympia IV: Human Rights in the 21st Century, migrants and refugees. Athens Sakkoulas, pp. 95-124.
18.    2003: (with P. Tinios), “Der Stimmen von gestern weisen den sicheren Weg in das Morgen. Migration heute:auf der Suche nach den ‘goldenen Schnitt”, in Landesverischrungsanstalt Baden-Wurttemberg (LVA), Griechenland im Spektrum, 40 Jahre Deutsch-Griechische Soziale Sicherung, 1963-2003, pp. 28-31.
19.    2002: (with C. Paraskevopoulos), "Social Capital Measurement in Greece", OECD-ΟNS International Conference on Social Capital Measurement, London, UK, September (OECD website, electronic Book).
20.    2001: “Industrial Policy for Southern Europe”, in H. Gibson (ed.) Economic Transformation, Democratization and Integration into the European Union: Southern Europe In Comparative Perspective, London, MacmIllan.
21.    2000: “Difficult transitions and eccentricities on the road to economic convergence: availability of resources and dissonance between institutions, mindframes and behaviour in the case of Greece”, in Towards a radical cultural agenda for European Cities and Regions, Athens-Thessaloniki.

G.4 Policy reports
1.    2013: (with McCracken K., Jessoula M., Bartlett W. and Kusidel E.), ‘Gender aspects of the effects of the economic downturn and financial crisis on welfare systems’, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department C: Citizen’s Rights and Constitutional Affaires: Gender Equality. European Parliament.
2.    2012: (with E. Gonzalez and D. Schmidt), 'Analysis of Five National Reform Programmes 2012 Regarding the Pursuit of the Union’s Gender Equality Objectives', Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department C: Citizen’s Rights and Constitutional Affaires: Gender Equality. European Parliament.
3.    2012: (with F. Bettio, M. Corsi, M.S. Lodovici and A. Verashchagina) “EU Gender Aspects of fiscal consolidation, General points towards an appreciation”, Directorate-General for Justice; Unit D2 'Equality between men and women', European Commission.
4.    2012: ‘The Multi-annual Financial Framework 2014-2020 from a gender equality perspective: impact of the proposals on Economic Independence’. Policy Department C: Citizen’s Rights and Constitutional Affaires: Women’s rights and Gender Equality. European Parliament.
5.    2012: ‘The Multi-annual Financial Framework 2014-2020 from a gender equality perspective: impact of the proposals on health, well being and environment’. Policy Department C: Citizen’s Rights and Constitutional Affaires: Women’s rights and Gender Equality. European Parliament.
6.    2011: 'Gender Aspects of the Economic Turndown and Financial Crisis'. Directorate General for Internal Policies. Policy Department C: Citizen’s Rights and Constitutional Affaires: Gender Equality. European Parliament.

G.5. Other recent publications
1.    2011: (with G. Kavetsos) “The economics of happiness in tough times: Introduction”, Editor and Introduction to the Greek edition of Richard Layard, "Happiness, Lessons from a new science”, Economia Publishing, Athens (in Greek).
2.    2011: «The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy», Editor and Introduction to the Greek edition Dani Rodrik, Athens: Kritiki.
3.    2010: (with Pl. Tinios) La tragedia in tre atti delle ateniesi. (The Greek crisis and the return of the Male Breadwinner Model? Some thoughts), InGenere Working Paper 20/10/2011.
4.    2010: (with Pl. Tinios) Donne greche a rischio bancarotta? (Moving Greece to centre stage: The effects of the crisis on women’s lives). InGenere Working Paper, 28/2/2010.
5.    2009: “Feminist Economics: adding value to the dismal science”, Introduction to the Greek edition of Julie Nelson, Economics for Humans,Athens: Kritiki, Athens (in Greek).
6.    2009: “Liberating people and liberating economics” Introduction to the Greek edition of D. Barker and S. Feiner Liberating Economics, Economia, Athens (in Greek).

G.6. Selected presentations in recent conferences (2008 on)
1.    2012: (with P. Tinios), “Economic crisis, unemployment and the economics of the family: in search of long-term trends and changes”. Paper presented at: The Greek labour market during the economic crisis, Bank of Greece, 27 November 2012 (in Greek)
2.    2012: (with Pl. Tinios) “The Informal welfare State and the economics of the family in an acute public finance crisis: Some thoughts from Greece”. Paper presented at: 33rd Annual Conference of the International Working Party on Labour Market Segmentation, Rome, 13-15 September 2012.
3.    2012: (with P. Tinios), “Gender Gaps and Lifetime Inequality: An Empirical Analysis of Micro-data from Europe”, Paper presented at: IFA 11th Global Conference on Ageing, Prague, Czech Republic, 28 May-1 June 2012.
4.    2011: (with Pl. Tinios and Th. Georgiadis) 'Gender and the Transmission of Lifetime Inequality: An empirical Analysis of Micro-Data From Diverse "Worlds of Welfare Capitalism", Paper presented at: 2nd Greek conference on Applied Economics, University of Volos, April 2011.
5.    2011: (with Pl. Tinios) “Informal social protection and family indebtedness: some hidden economic crisis dynamics”. Paper presented at: ‘The Politics of Extreme Austerity: Greece beyond the Crisis’, GPSG, Glaskow, December 2011.
6.    2011: (with Pl. Tinios) “The Crisis as Handmaiden of Social Change: settling old scores or adjusting to the 21st century?”, Paper presented at: SEESOX Conference, St Anthony’s College, Oxford.
7.    2011: (with Pl. Tinios) “Gender and the Transmission of Lifetime Inequality: An Empirical Analysis of Micro-Data from Diverse ‘Worlds of Welfare Capitalism’”, Paper presented at: 20th Annual Conference of the (IAFFE) International Association for Feminist Economics, Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China.
8.    2010: “Tracking the Footprints of the Welfare State in Europe?”. Paper presented at: International Association of Social Economics, Thirteenth World Congress for Social Economics, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 2010
9.    2010: (with Pl. Tinios) “Does poverty status contain information? An investigation of sources and methods”. Paper presented at: RAND Conference on Comparative Research based on HRS, SHARE, ELSA and Other Similar Data. Santa Monica,  July 16-17
10.    2009: “Legal Form and Economic Substance: A Feminist Critique of Legal Formalism in Post- 1974 Greece.” Paper presented at: IAFFE 2009 Conference, Simmons College, Boston, USA.
11.    2009: “Gender Equality Reforms in post-1974 Greece”. Paper presented at: 2009 Yale Conference, The Challenge of Reform in Greece, 1974-2009: assessment and prospects.
12.    2009: (with Pl. Tinios) “The social and economic effects of deterioration in health: Direct evidence from a European panel survey.” Paper presented at PHOENIX conference, Athens, February 2009.
13.    2008: “Deae ex machina”: Migrant women, care work and women’s employment in Greece”. Paper presented at: 2008 IAFFE Conference, Torino, June 2008.

H. Recent works presented as invited speaker
1.    2011. Invited speaker: “Study on Gender aspects of the economic downturn and the financial crisis”: European Parliament, FEMM Committee, Brussels, 19 December 2011.
2.    2011. Invited speaker: ‘Flexicurity: a (bleak) view from Greece’. In "Flexicurity Practices in the Time of Economic Crisis”, Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini, (Rome, 16 June 2011).
3.    2011. Invited speaker: ‘Deae ex machina: migrant women, care work and women's employment in Greece’. In Flux Migratoires Et Genre, Organisee par le Departement d’etudes neo-helleniques de l’Universite de Strasbourg, (Strasbourg, November 2011).
4.    2011. Invited speaker: “Policies for Gender Equality in Greece 1980-2010: legal form and economic substance”. Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris, May 2011).
5.    2007.  Invited speaker: “Delocalisation, Triangular Manufacturing and Windows of Opportunity: Some lessons from Greek Clothing Producers in a fast changing Global Context”. In Delocalisation of labour intensive industries, Jagiellonian University, in Krakow, Poland, (12-14 April 2007).