Elissaios Papyrakis

Elissaios Papyrakis

Ph.D, the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Research interests:

Economic Growth, Environmental and Resource Economics, Economic History

  1. Gilberthorpe, E. and Papyrakis, E (2015). The Extractive Industries and Development: The Resource Curse at the Micro, Meso and Macro Levels. Extractive Industries and Society, In Press.
  2. van Beukering, P., Sarkis, S., van der Putten, L., and Papyrakis, E. (2015). Bermuda’s Balancing Act: The Economic Dependence of Cruise and Air Tourism on Healthy Coral Reefs. Ecosystem Services, 11 (February 2015), 76-86.
  3. Oosterhuis, F. and Papyrakis, E. (2015). Market-Based Instruments. In P. van Beukering and J. Bouma (Eds.), Ecosystem Services: From Concept to Practice, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 163-182.
  4. Papyrakis, E. and Mo, P.K (2014). Fractionalization, Polarization and Economic Growth: Identifying the Transmission Channels. Economic Inquiry, 52(3), 1204-1218 (IF: 1.090)
  5. Papyrakis, E. and Raveh, O. (2014). An Empirical Analysis of a Regional Dutch Disease: The Case of Canada, Environmental and Resource Economics, 58(2), 179-198 (IF: 1.523)
  6. Oosterhuis, F., Papyrakis, E., and Boteler, B. (2014) Economic Instruments and Marine Litter Control. Ocean and Coastal Management, 102 (PartA), 47-54 (IF: 1.749)
  7. Proka, A., Hischemöller, M, and Papyrakis, E. (2014). The Scale of Transition: An Integrated Study of the Performance of CHP Biomass Plants in the Netherlands. Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences, 11(3-4), 225-241 (IF: 0.556)
  8. Bouwer, L.M., Papyrakis, E., Poussin, J., Pfurtscheller, C. and Thieken, A.H. (2014). The Costing of Measures for Natural Hazard Mitigation. Natural Hazards Review, 15(4), 1-10 (IF: 1.012)
  9. Meyer,V., Schwarze, R., Becker, N., Markantonis, V.,  van den Bergh, J.C.J.M.,  Bouwer, L.M., Bubeck, P., Ciavola, P., Genovese, E., Green, C., Hallegatte, S., Kreibich, H., Lequeux, Q.,  Logar, I., Papyrakis, E., Pfurtscheller, P., Poussin, J., Przyluski, V., Thieken, A.H., Viavattene, C. (2014). Assessing the Costs of Natural Hazards – State of the Art and the Way Forward. In P. Quevauviller (Ed.), Hydrometeorological Hazards: Interfacing Science and Society, London: Wiley.
  10. Papyrakis, E., (2014). A Development Curse: Formal vs. Informal Activities in Resource-Dependent Economies. International Journal of Social Economics, 41(3): 244-264.
  11. Baggio, J. and Papyrakis, E. (2014). Agent-based Modeling of Subjective Well-Being, Social Indicators Research, 115(2): 623-635 (IF: 1.131)
  12. Papyrakis, E. (2013). Environmental Performance in Socially Fragmented Countries, Environmental and Resource Economics, 55(1), 119-140 (IF: 1.523)
  13. Estrada, E., Papyrakis, E., Tol, R.S.J., Gay-García, C. (2013). The Economics of Climate Change in Mexico: Implications for National/Regional Policy. Climate Policy, 13(6): 738-750 (IF: 1.112)
  14. Meyer, V., Becker, N., Markantonis, V., Schwarze R., van den Bergh, J.C.J.M., Bouwer, L.M., Bubeck, P., Ciavola, P., Genovese, E., Green, G., Hallegatte, S., Kreibich, H., Lequeux, Q., Logar, I., Papyrakis, E., Pfurtscheller, C., Poussin, J., Przyluski, V.,  Thieken, A.H., C. Viavattene, C. (2013). Assessing the Costs of Natural Hazards – State-of-the-art and Knowledge Gaps, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 13: 1351-1373 (IF: 1.983)
  15. van Beukering, P., Papyrakis, E., Brower, R., Bouma, J. (Eds) (2013). Nature’s Wealth: The Economics of Ecosystem Services and Poverty, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  16. FitzRoy, F., Franz, J., Papyrakis, E.(2012). Climate Change Policy and Subjective Well-Being, Environmental Policy and Governance 22(3): 205-216.
  17. Papyrakis, E., Covarrubias, A. and Verschoor, A. (2012). Gender and Trade Aspects of Labour Markets”, Journal of Development Studies 48(1): 81-98 (IF: 0..794)
  18. Hemmes, F., Papyrakis, E., van Beukering, P. (2012). Waste Not, Want Not: How Can a Utility Help Consumers Save Energy, Consilience 7(1): 1-16.
  19. Franz, J. and Papyrakis, E. (2011). Online Calculators of ‘Ecological Footprint’: Do They Promote or Dissuade Sustainable Behaviour? Sustainable Development 19: 391-401 (IF: 1.043)
  20. Papyrakis, E., (2011). Resource Windfalls, Innovation, and Growth, Journal of Economic Policy Reform 14: 301-312.
  21. Papyrakis, E. and Selvaretnam, E. (2011). The Greying Church: The Impact of Life Expectancy on Religiosity, International Journal of Social Economics 38: 438-452.
  22. Baggio, J. and Papyrakis, E. (2010). Ethnic Diversity, Property Rights and Natural Resources, Developing Economies 48: 473-495.
  23. FitzRoy, F. and Papyrakis, E. (2009). An Introduction to the Economics and Policy of Climate Change (book, 214 p.), London: Earthscan.
  24. Papyrakis, E. and Gerlagh, R. (2007). Resource Abundance and Economic Growth in the United States, European Economic Review 51(4), 1011-1039.
  25. Papyrakis, E. and Gerlagh, R. (2006). Natural Resources, Investment and Long-Term Income, Resources Policy 31(2): 117-128.
  26. Papyrakis, E. and Gerlagh, R. (2004). The Resource Curse Hypothesis and its Transmission Channels, Journal of Comparative Economics 32(1) :181-193.
  27. Gerlagh, R. and Papyrakis, E. (2003). Are the Economic Costs of (Non-)Stabilising the Atmosphere Prohibitive? A Comment, Ecological Economics 46, 3:325-327.
  28. Papyrakis, E. and Gerlagh, R. (2003). A Sustainable Future? An Economic Perspective on Industrial Transformation, Newsletter of the IHDP on Global Environmental Change, 01/2003, 10-12.
  1. Brouwer, R., Brander, L. Kuik, O., Papyrakis, E. and Bateman, I., 2013, “A Synthesis of Approaches to Assess and Value Ecosystem Services in the EU in the context of TEEB”. DG Environment, European Commission.
  2. Bouwer, L.M., Poussin, J., Papyrakis, E., Daniel, V.E., Pfurtscheller, C., Thieken, A.H and Aerts, J.C.J.H., 2011, “Costing Methodologies for Mitigation of Natural Hazard Risks”, CONHAZ EU-FP7 Report, August 2011.
  3. Papyrakis, E., Palmer-Jones, R., and Rao, N., 2009, “Gender and growth assessment: Macroeconomic study”. Department for International Development (DFID) and Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), October 2009.
  4. ‘’The Greying Church: The Impact of Life Expectancy on Religiosity’’ (with G. Selvaretnam), 2009, St Andrews Working Paper
  5. “Gender and Trade: A Review of Theory and Evidence” (with A. Verschoor and A. Covarrubias), 2009, DEV Working Paper No17, University of East Anglia.
  6. “Ethnic Diversity, Property Rights and Natural Resources” (with J. Baggio), 2009, DEV Working Paper No15, University of East Anglia.
  7. “Precious Metals: Institutional Explanations of Economic Development” (with R. Gerlagh), 2005, FEEM Working Paper, Nota di Lavoro 131.2005, November 2005.
  8. “Natural Resources, Innovation and Growth” (with R. Gerlagh), 2004, FEEM Working Paper, Nota di Lavoro 129.2004, August 2004.
  9. “Natural Resources, Investment and Long-Term Income” (with R, Gerlagh), 2004, FEEM Working Paper, Nota di Lavoro 2004, May 2004.
  10. “Resource-Abundance and Economic Growth in the U.S” (with R. Gerlagh), 2004, FEEM Working Paper, Nota di Lavoro 2004, April 2004.
  11. “Natural Resources: A Blessing or a Curse Papyrakis” (with R. Gerlagh), 2003, FEEM Working Paper, Nota di Lavoro 2003, January 2003.






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