Academic Publications


Europe’s Transformations- Essays in Honour of Loukas Tsoukalis, edited by H. Wallace, N. Koutsiaras, G. Pagoulatos, Oxford University Press, 2021, pp. 147-163.

30+1 Things Europe Can Do for Greece (with S. Blavoukos, T. Dokos, G. Papageorgiou and D. Tsigkou) Athens:diaNEOsis 2018, pp.151. 

A Roadmap to Exit the Crisis: A New Production Model for Greece (with P. Tsakloglou, G. Economides, Ch. Triantopoulos & A. Filippopoulos) Athens: diaNEOsis 2016, pp 223.

The Island that Sails Away: 121+1 Articles on the Greek Crisis, Athens: Papadopoulos, 2016, pp 352 (in Greek).

From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment: Reforms in Greece, 1974-2010, edited by S. Kalyvas, G. Pagoulatos and H. Tsoukas, London and New York: Hurst/ Oxford University Press, 2012.

The Anatomy of the Crisis (with T. Veremis, S. Kalyvas, T. Couloumbis, L. Tsoukalis, and H. Tsoukas), Athens: Skai 2011 (selected articles from Kathimerini –in Greek).

The National Bank of Greece, 1940-2000, NBG Historical Archives, Athens 2006, pp. 512 (in Greek).

The Last Greek Presidency: Greece in European Integration and the Four Greek Presidencies of the EU (with S. Blavoukos), Athens: Papazissis 2004, pp. 335 (in Greek).

Greece’s New Political Economy: State, Finance and Growth from Postwar to EMU, London and New York: Oxford St.Antony’s Series, Palgrave Macmillan 2003, pp.272 (Academy of Athens award).

UK/Greece: New Look at Relations (editor and concluding chapter), Athens: ELIAMEP, LSE & British Council, 2001, pp.121.


EMU and the Greek EMU and the Greek crisis: Testing the extreme limits of an asymmetric union”, Journal of European Integration, 2020, Vol. 42, (3), pp.363–379

“Pathways from the European Periphery: Lessons from the Political Economy of Development”, Studies in Comparative International Development, April 2018 pp.239–260 (with Sebastian Dellepiane-Avellaneda, Niamh Hardiman and Spyros Blavoukos)

“Greece: Searching for Light at the End of the Tunnel”, Intereconomics, Vol. 52 (2), March/April 2017, pp.66-67

“State-driven in boom and in bust: Structural limitations of financial power in Greece”, Government and Opposition, 2014, Vol. 49 (3): 452-482 (copyright Cambridge University Press)

“Accounting for Coalition Building in the European Union: Budget Negotiations and the South”, European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 50(4), 2011, 559-581(with S. Blavoukos).

“The Return of the Greek Patient: Greece and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis”, South European Society and Politics, Vol.14 (1), March 2009, pp. 35-54 (with C. Triantopoulos) (SESP top-3 downloaded article for 2010).

“The Limits of EMU Conditionality: Fiscal Adjustment in Southern Europe”, Journal of Public Policy, Vol. 28 (2), 2008, 229-253 (with S. Blavoukos).

“’Enlargement Waves’ and Interest Group Participation in the EU Policy-Making System: Establishing a framework of analysis”, West European Politics Vol. 31 (6), 2008, pp. 1147-1165 (with S. Blavoukos).

“Negotiating in Stages: National Preferences and the Reform of the Stability and Growth Pact”, European Journal of Political Research , Vol. 47, 2008, pp. 247-267 (with S. Blavoukos).

“A President for the European Union: A New Actor in Town?” Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 45 (2), June 2007, pp. 231-52 (with S. Blavoukos and D. Bourantonis).

“The Politics of Privatization in Greece: Redrawing the Public-Private Boundary”, special issue on “The Challenge of Modernization: Politics and Policy in Greece”, eds. K. Featherstone, West European Politics Vol. 28 (2), March 2005, pp. 359-81.

“Civil Society and Citizenship in postwar Greece” (with N. Mouzelis) Greek Review of Political Science, Vol. 22, December 2003, pp. 5-29.

“Believing in National Exceptionalism: Ideas and Economic Divergence in Southern Europe”, West European Politics Vol. 27 (1), January 2004, pp. 43-68.

“Financial Interventionism and Liberalization in Southern Europe: State, Bankers, and the Politics of Disinflation”, Journal of Public Policy, Cambridge University Press, Vol. 23 (2), 2003, pp. 171-199.

“A Medium Country’s Middle-of-the-Road Success: The 2003 Greek Presidency of the European Union”, South European Society and Politics, Vol. 8 (3), Winter 2003, pp. 145-162 ( with S. Blavoukos).

“EMU and the New Stabilization State: Demand Disturbances and Asymmetric Responses”, Current Politics and Economics of Europe, Vol. 13(1), 2004, pp. 1-16 (with T. Pelagidis).

“The Enemy Within: Intragovernmental Politics and Organizational Failure in Greek Privatization”, Public Administration, Vol. 79(1), 2001, pp.125-146.

“European Banking: Five Modes of Governance”, West European Politics, Vol. 22(1), January 1999, pp. 68-94.

“Strength Without Independence: Central Bank and the Politics of Greek Financial Deregulation”, Current Politics and Economics of Europe, Vol. 9(3), 2000, pp. 339-359.

“Economic Adjustment and Financial Reform: Greece’s Europeanization and the Emergence of a Stabilization State”, South European Society and Politics, Vol. 5(2), 2000, pp.191-214.

“The Politics of Industrial Privatization: Spain, Portugal and Greece in a European Perspective”, Rivista Trimestrale di Diritto Pubblico, 3, October 1999, pp.613-662 (with V. Wright).

“Governing in a Constrained Environment: Policy Making in the Greek Banking Deregulation and Privatisation Reform”, West European Politics, Vol. 19(4), October 1996, pp.744-769 (paper short-listed for the 1996 ECPR “best paper” Rudolf Wildenmann Prize)

“Ideas, Institutions and Interests in Public Policy: The Case of European Economic Policies”, Greek Review of Political Science, 13, May 1999, pp.45-82 (in Greek).

“Privatization as European Regulatory (or Distributive?) Policy: An Approach of Theoretical Realism”, Greek Review of Administrative Science, 6, June 2000, pp.37-65 (in Greek).

“Rational Choice, Positive Sum Games, and the Emergence of Cooperation”, Review of Social Research, 100 (3/1999), pp.143-72 (in Greek).

“Public Opinion Stances vis-à-vis Capital Punishment”, Greek Review of Criminology, 5-10, 1993, pp. 183-224 (in Greek).


“EMU and the crisis: A story of highly incomplete integration (chapter 14)”, in Annette Bongardt & Francisco Torres (eds) The Political Economy of Europe’s Future and Identity: Integration in crisis mode, European University Institute, 2023 pp 181-188

“Integrating through Crises: Revisiting the Eurozone’s Reform Conundrum” in H. Wallace, N. Koutsiaras, G. Pagoulatos (eds.), Europe’s Transformations- Essays in Honour of Loukas Tsoukalis, Oxford University Press, 2021 (pp. 147-163).

“Prospects of a eurozone recovery” in L. Andor, A. Skrzypek and H. Giusto (eds.), Progressive Yearbook 2021, Brussels: FEPS – Foundation for European Progressive Studies, 2021, pp. 169-170.

“State-Market Relations” in K. Featherstone and Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Modern Greek Politics, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020, pp. 54-70.

Greece: The Remarkable Defeat of Euroscepticism” in M. Kaeding, J. Pollak, P. Schmidt (eds.), Euroscepticism and the Future of Europe: Views from the Capitals, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, pp.55-58

Greece after the bailouts: assessment of a qualified failure in: M. Chang, F. Steinberg & F. Torres, (eds.), The Political Economy of Adjustment Throughout and Beyond the Eurozone Crisis: What Have We Learned?. London: Routledge, 2019, pp. 61-93.

“Deepening the EMU as a win-win: How to keep the reform debate alive”, in Yes we should! EU priorities for 2019-2024, Challenge Europe, Issue 24, EPC, April 2019.

“From Project Modernisation to Forced Adjustment:Two Decades of Incomplete Reforms (1996-2016)”, in S. Economides (ed.) Greece: Modernisation and Europe 20 years on, London,London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), 2017.

“Austerity in the European periphery: the Irish experience” . In: E. Heffernan, J. McHale & N. Moore-Cherry, (eds.), Debating austerity in Ireland: crisis, experience and recovery (with Hardiman, N., Blavoukos, S., Dellepiane Avellaneda, S.) Dublin: Royal Irish Academy,2017, pp. 83-99.

“Greece: The (Eventual) Social Hardship of Soft Budget Constraints” (with M. Katsimi, T. Moutos, and S. Sotiropoulos), in B. Nolan et al. (eds.) Changing Inequalities & Societal Impacts in Rich Countries, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 299-321.

“The growth challenge for Europe and the EMU”, in “Challenges and new beginnings: Priorities for the EU’s new leadership, EPC, “Challenge Europe”, Issue 22,  pp. 22-27, September 2014

Turning the Crisis on its Head: Sovereign Debt Crisis as Banking Crisis in Italy and Greece”, George Pagoulatos and Lucia Quaglia in Iain Hardie and David Howarth (eds.) Market-Based Banking and the International Financial Crisis, Oxford, Oxford UnIversity Press, 2013 .

“The EU and the Political Economy of the Greek State”, in K. Featherstone (eds.), Changing Conceptions of Europe in Modern Greece, London, Hurst, forthcoming 2013.

“Multilevel Governance in the European Union” (with L. Tsoukalis), in E. Jones, A. Menon and S. Weatherill (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of the European Union, Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press, 2012.

“Τhe Political Economy of Forced Reform: Reflections on the 2010 Greek Economic Adjustment Program”, in Kalyvas, Pagoulatos and Tsoukas (eds.) From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment: Reforms in Greece, 1974-2010, London and New York: Hurst/ Oxford University Press, 2012.

“Europe othered, Europe enlisted, Europe possessed: Greek public intellectuals and the European Union” (with X. Yataganas), in J. Lacroix and K. Nikolaidis (eds.), European Stories: How National Intellectuals Debate Europe, Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press, 2010, pp.183-202.

“Latecomer, uphill adjustment: the Bank of Greece”, in K. Dyson and M. Marcussen (eds.), The Changing Central Banks in the Age of the Euro. Europeanization, Convergence and Power, Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press, 2009, pp.161-181.

“Regulating Financial Capitalism: the EU’s global responsibility”, in Roger Liddle (eds.), After the Crisis: A new socio-economic settlement for the EU, London, Policy Network, 2009, pp. 31-43.

“Grèce”, in Y. Bertoncini, T. Chopin, A. Dulphy, S. Kahn, A. Levade, C. Manigand (eds.), Dictionnaire Critique de l’ Union Européenne, Paris, Armand Colin, 2008.

“Some Thoughts on the 2008 Riots in Greece”, in S. Economides and V. Monastiriotis (eds.), The Return of Street Politics? Essays on the December Riots in Greece, London, Hellenic Observatory, 2009, pp. 45-48.

“Public Administration, political system, economy: the structural constraints”, in T.Giannitsis (eds.), Greek Economy: Crucial Issues of Economic Policy, Athens, Alpha Bank Historical Archives, 2008, pp. 211-222 (in Greek).

“Greece in the European Union: the acquis of Europeanization” (with S. Blavoukos), in Ν. Maravegias and T. Sakellaropoulos (eds.), European Integration and Greece: Economy, Society, Policies, Athens, Dionikos 2007, pp. 47-70 (in Greek).

“Europeanisation as Socio-Economic Change: Lessons from Greece’s EU Membership”, pp. 131-148 in: Kabaalioglu, Haluk, Muzaffer Dartan, M. Sait Akman and Cigdem Nas (eds.), Europeanisation of South-Eastern Europe: Domestic Impacts of the Accession Process, Turkish University Association for European Community Studies (TUNAECS) and the European Community Institute at Marmara University ­ Istanbul, Turkey, 2005, pp.131-148.

“Greece: Overcoming Negative Stereotyping” (with S. Blavoukos), in T. König and S. Hug (eds.),The Politics of the 2004 EU Intergovernmental Conference, London: Routledge/ECPR, 2006.

“Portugal: in Quest for a New Role” (with S. Blavoukos), in T. König and S. Hug (eds.), The Politics of the 2004 EU Intergovernmental Conference, London: Routledge/ECPR, 2006.

“Cyprus: Under the Shadow of the Inter-Communal Conflict” (with S. Blavoukos), in T. König and S. Hug (eds.),The Politics of the 2004 EU Intergovernmental Conference, London: Routledge/ECPR, 2006.

“State and financial system from the postauthoritarian period to the EMU”, in Bitros G. and Κ. Prodromidis (eds.), Institutions, Politics and the Economy in Greece, 1950-2000,Economic Policy Studies, EMOP, Athens, 2005.

“The US in the Era of Unilateralism: The Domestic Sources of G.W. Bush’s Foreign Policy”, in S. Dalis (eds.),Transatlantic Relations: Cooperation or Competition? Αthens: Papazissis 2004, pp. 117-138 (in Greek).

“Civil Society and Citizenship in Postwar Greece” (with N. Mouzelis), in F. Birtek and Th. Dragona C. (eds.), Citizenship and the Nation State in Greece and Turkey, Abington and New York: Routledge, 2005, pp.87-103 (also published in Greek by Alexandreia) (revised version of article on the Greek Review of Political Science).

“A Comprehensive Reform Agenda: Report and Conclusions on the Conference Proceedings”, in G. Pagoulatos (eds.),UK/Greece: New Look at Relations, Athens: ELIAMEP, LSE & British Council (2001), pp.73-100.

“Policy Paradigms, Convergence and Divergence: Lessons from the European South ”, in E. Katsoulis (eds.),The New Social Democracy. Policies, Institutions and Organizational Structures, Athens: Papazissis 2002, pp. 231-63 (in Greek).

“The Scientific Contribution of Professor Pan Yotopoulos (in the eyes of a political scientist)”, in Towards a Third Way in Agriculture and Development. Minutes of Conference in Honor of Professor P.A. Yotopoulos, Athens: National Foundation of Agricultural Research, 2002, pp.9-16 (in Greek).

“Perceptions of Governance in Greek State Retreat: Implementing Policy Change against Policy-Making Persistence”, in Beate Kohler-Koch and Rainer Eising (eds.), The Transformation of Governance in the European Union, London and New York: Routlege 1999, pp. 189-207.

“The Six Syndroms of Structural Adjustment or What Greek Privatization Can Teach”, in Achilleas Mitsos and Elias Mossialos (eds.), Contemporary Greece and Europe,  Aldershot, Sidney, Singapore and Brookfield USA: Ashgate 2000, pp.223-242.

“The Politics of Industrial Privatization: Spain, Portugal and Greece in a European Perspective” (with V. Wright), in Heather Gibson (eds.), Economic Transformation, Democratization and Integration into the European Union: Southern Europe in Comparative Perspective, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2001,pp. 231-273.

“The Greek Banking System and its Deregulation: History, Structure and Organisation in a European Context”, in Kostas Kostis (eds.), Modern Banking in the Balkans and West European Capital in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Aldershot: Ashgate 1999, pp. 98-133.

“Intervention (on EU Institutional Reform and the Democratic Deficit)”, in P. Kazakos et al. (eds.),The Maastricht Treaty Reform and its Importance for the Future of the EU, Athens: Sideris, 1997, pp.121-27 (in Greek).

“Liberalism and the Social Issue: The American Case”, in M. Angelidis et al. (eds.), Liberalism and the Social Issue, Athens: Estia 1993, pp. 155-77 (in Greek).

“Privatization Policy and the Press (1990-93): Strategies of Support and Opposition by Four Daily Political Newspapers”, in R. Panayotopoulou (eds), The Construction of Reality and the Mass Media, Athens: Alexandreia 1997, pp. 464-89 (in Greek).


Made in Europe: An EU Green Industrial Plan to respond to the challenge of US and Chinese protectionism”, policy paper #123, ELIAMEP, January 2023 (with A. Kritikos)

The Conference on the Future of Europe: A Kaleidoscope of Democracy“, ELIAMEP and the Hanns Seidel Foundation, January 2023 (with S. Blavoukos and A. Kyriakidis)

Special Issue: ELIAMEP Outlook”, Predictions for 2023, edited by George Pagoulatos

Taking Stock, Moving Forward: Reflections Following the Conference on the Future of Europe“, ELIAMEP and the Hanns Seidel Foundation, August 2022 (with S. Blavoukos, J. Emmanouilidis, Benjamin Bodson and Ward Den Dooven)

What role should Southern Europe play after the pandemic and the war in Ukraine? Towards a shared agenda for EU reform”, policy paper #99, ELIAMEP, April 2022 (with P. Morillas, T. Gomart, F.N. Feroci, C. Powell, N.S. Teixeira)

”How the EU fiscal framework will change’‘, diaNeosis, March 2022 (with D. Tsigou)

“Europe after Putin’s War: EU Foreign and Defence Policy in the new European security architecture”, policy paper #97, ELIAMEP, March 2022 (with S. Blavoukos)

2022 Outlook: Special Edition – New Year Projections by the ELIAMEP experts, edited by George Pagoulatos, December 2021

“American assertiveness, UN irrelevance, Europe’s moment?”, policy brief #152, ELIAMEP, September 2021 (with S. Blavoukos)

A Deadly Exodus: Five Trends to Watch for in the Evolving Afghanistan”, policy paper #78, ELIAMEP, August 2021

EU Strategic Priorities for a ‘New Multilateralism’: a follow-up to the European Commission-EEAS Communication”, policy brief #145, ELIAMEP, February 2021 (with S. Blavoukos)

US-Greece relations in the Biden era: Why the road to rebuilding the transatlantic alliance runs through Athens”, policy paper, Atlantic Council, February 2021 (with K. Sokou)

“2021 OUTLOOK: Special Edition New Year Projections from ELIAMEP’s experts,” Edited by George Pagoulatos, December 2020

Protecting data, ruling over the algorithm: The Regulation Challenge for the European Union“, Columbia Public Policy Review, November 2020 (with V. Poula)

Greece after the bailouts: assessment of a qualified failure” GreeSE Papers (130), Hellenic Observatory, European Institute, LSE, November 2018

“Austerity in the European periphery: the Irish experience”  UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy, Discussion Paper Series, January 2016 (with Niamh Hardiman, Spyros Blavoukos, Sebastian Dellepiane-Avellaneda)

“Mission Impossible or an Absolute Beginner? Syriza’s European Policy Choices on the Way to Greece’s 3rd Bailout Program” (with Panagiotis Vlahos), Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, May 2016

Growing Inequalities and their Impacts in Greece”, GINI (Growing Inequalities Impact) (with M. Katsimi, T. Moutos, D. Sotiropoulos), Country report for Greece, pp. 171, 2013 (project funded under FP7)

Greece is not adjusting”, in “Greek Myths and Reality”, joint publication ELIAMEP & Brookings Institution, June 2013, edited by Kemal Dervis and Loukas Tsoukalis

Greece: On a new ‘mission impossible’?”, Perspective, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, September 2018.

Desperately Hanging On: A Euro-Crisis View from Greece”, paper for the “Reinventing Europe” project, European Council on Foreign Relations, October 2012

Politics, Labor, Regulation, and Performance: Lessons from the Privatization of OTE”, GreeSe Hellenic Observatory Working Paper No. 46, LSE, April 2011 (with N. Zahariadis)

Greece, the European Union, and the 2003 Presidency” (forward by President Jacques Delors), Notre Europe Institute, Research and European Issues, No.21, December 2002, (available in English and French).

Governance in the EU social and employment policy: A survey”, ELIAMEP working paper, 2007 (with M. Stasinopoulou and D. Sotiropoulos)


  • Privatisation in the European Union. Public Enterprises and Integration, by Judith Clifton, Francisco Comín and Daniel Díaz Fuentes, Journal of Common Market Studies Vol. 42(5), December 2004, p.1064.
  • Banking on Privilege. The Politics of Spanish Banking Reform, by Sofia Perez, South European Society and Politics, Vol.4(2) 1999, pp.256-8.



  • Introduction to Dimitra Kizlari and Maria Shehade (eds.), Greek Cultural Diplomacy: Contemporary Approaches – Future Challenges, Athens, Epikentro, 2021.
  • Introduction to the Greek edition of Rod Hague, Martin Harrop and John McCormick, Comparative Government and Politics, Athens, Kritiki, 2020.
  • Introduction to the Greek edition of Rod Hague and Martin Harrop, Comparative Government and Politics. An Introduction, Athens, Kritiki, 2005.
  • Introduction to the Greek edition of Spyros Economides and Peter Wilson, The Economic Factor in International Relations, Athens, Themelio, 2006.



  • Close to the Edge: The Political Economy of the European Periphery, (with N. Hardiman, S. Blavoukos, S. Dellepiane) book manuscript in progress.
  • “Politics, Privatization and Performance in Greek Telecommunications” (with N. Zahariadis) (under journal revision).
  • “When EU Policy Programs met Mixed Market Economies: Fiscal Consolidation and Structural Convergence Revisited” (with S. Blavoukos) (paper presented at the June 2010 ECPR, available at