Achilleas Kontogeorgos

Associate Professor
Department of Agriculture, International Hellenic University

Achilleas Kontogeorgos is an Associate Professor of Quality Assurance in Agricultural at the International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki. He has over 10 years of professional experience in agricultural economics and policy as he has served for 4 years  as the director of the agricultural economics and policy lab in the department of food business administration at the university of Patras.

His scientific interests include agricultural economics and the management of agricultural enterprises focused on agricultural cooperatives and quality assurance. He has published more than 30 research papers research papers in international scientific journals and scientific conferences on the management of rural industries and especially about food industry and quality assurance subjects. He has participated in almost 10 national and European research projects. Currently, is the scientific responsible for the TrustTrace research project funded by the Greek General Secretariat for Research and Technology.

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List of last publications

  1. Triantafyllidis V., , Kontogeorgos, C., Kosma, & A., Patakas (2018), “An Assessment of the Soil Quality Index in a Mediterranean Agro Ecosystem” Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture 30(12):1042
  2. Kolokontes, A.,, Kontogeorgos Loizou, & F, Chatzitheodoridis, (2018) “Key-sectors attractiveness of the Greek economy: An input-output approach” Applied Econometrics and International Development 18(1):35-54
  3. Pliakoura, A., Belligiannis, G., & A., Kontogeorgos (2018), Mobile Device Applications Usability Assessment: The example of an Agricultural Management Application, Journal of Agricultural Informatics vol. 9 No 3. DOI: 10.17700/jai.2018.9.3.460
  4. Avgeris Α., Kontogeorgos A. & Sergaki, P. (2018), “The Reciprocity Game”: A theoretical basis for measuring reciprocity in human socio-economic interactions. International Journal of Social Sciences, vol 7, iss. 1 pp
  5. Kontogeorgos, Giannakopoulos N., & Chatzitheodoridis F., (2018) Exploring the quality management systems on cooperatives’ performance before the economic crisis June 2018 Quality – Access to Success 19 (164):48-54
  6. Kolokontes, A., Kontogeorgos, E, Loizou, & F, Chatzitheodoridis, (2019) Input-Output Models and Derived Indicators: A Critical Review, Scientific Annals of Economics and Business 66(3):267-308 DOI: 10.2478/saeb-2019-0026
  7. Kontogeorgos , & F., Chatzitheodoridis (2019), Workers or Investors? Investigating the Reciprocity Aspects among Greek Social Enterprises Members, Revista de Estudios Cooperativos REVESCO (132) 2019: 9-28
  8. Mitsos, B., Belligiannis, G., & A., Kontogeorgos (2019), “Information systems and software used by food businesses in Western GreeceInternational Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management (IJBCRM), Vol. 9, No. 2, 2019
  9. Papavasili T., , Kontogeorgos, T., Siskou & Chatzitheodoridis F., (2019), “Municipal Employees in the Era of Economic Crisis: Exploring Their Job Satisfaction”, Public Administration (5): 120-139 DOI: 10.17323/1999-5431-2019-0-5-120-139
  10. Sergaki P. A., Kontogeorgos, N., Kalogeras & G., Van Dijk, (2020) “Reciprocity and Cooperative Performance. The Example of Mandatory Cooperatives”, AGER – Journal of Depopulation and Rural Development
  11. Chatzitheodoridis, F. & A., Kontogeorgos. (2020) New entrants’ policy into agriculture: researching new farmers’ satisfaction, Revista de Economia & Sociologia Rural, SOBER Vol 58.1
  12. Pliakoura A.,; Beligiannis,G,; Kontogeorgos, (2020) Use and satisfaction with integrated learning management systems: the case of the Greek Open eClass International Journal of Innovation in Education (IJIIE), Vol. 6, No. 2,
  13. Chatzitheodoridis, F.; Kontogeorgos, . 2020. “Exploring of a Small-Scale Tourism Product under Economic Instability: The Case of a Greek Rural Border Area” Economies 8, no. 3: 52.
  14. Katerinopoulou, K.; Kontogeorgos, A.; Salmas, C..; Patakas, A.; Ladavos, A.. 2020. “Geographical Origin Authentication of Agri-Food Products: A Review” Foods 9, no. 4: 489.
  15. Avgeris, A., Sergaki, Kontogeorgos, A., Tiganis, A., (2020). Reciprocity in Student Groups: Experimental Evidence from Greece. International Journal of Economic Sciences, Vol. IX(1), pp. 44-67. , DOI: 10.20472/ES.2020.9.1.003
  16. Kolokontes, A., Kontogeorgos, A., Loizou, E., F. Chatzitheodoridis, (2020), Decomposition Analysis for the Comparison and the Comprehension of Conventional Input-Output Impacts’ Indicators: An Empirical Paradigm Scientific Annals of Economics and Business Vol 67, No 2 .
  17. Pliakoura, A., Beligiannis, G. and Kontogeorgos, A. (2020), “Education in agricultural entrepreneurship: training needs and learning practices“, Education + Training, Vol. 62 No. 7/8, pp. 723-739.
  18. Kontogeorgos, Chatzitheodoridis F. (2021) David and Goliath: An Investigation Between Greece–Germany Bilateral Trade for Agricultural Products. In: Horobet A., Belascu L., Polychronidou P., Karasavvoglou A. (eds) Global, Regional and Local Perspectives on the Economies of Southeastern Europe. Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics. Springer, Cham.
  19. Batzios A, Kontogeorgos A, Chatzitheodoridis F, Sergaki P. (2021) What Makes Producers Participate in Marketing Cooperatives? The Northern Greece Case. Sustainability. 2021; 13(4):1676.
  20. Tremma, O.; Kontogeorgos, A.; Karipidis, .P.; Chatzitheodoridis, F. (2021). “Mapping the Market Segments for the Consumers of Greek Cooperative Food Products” Sustainability 13, no. 7: 3825.