Areti Gkypali

Research Fellow, ERC

Dr Areti Gkypali joined ERC in March 2016 as a Research Fellow working with Professors Stephen Roper, James Love and Nola Hewitt-Dundas focusing on SMEs, innovation, productivity, exports and business eco-systems. Prior to joining the ERC, Areti worked at the Department of Economics, University of Patras for two years as a Postdoctoral Fellow where she also obtained her PhD in Economics

Contact Details

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Research Themes

  • Management and Leadership

Biography

Dr Areti Gkypali joined ERC in March 2016 as a Research Fellow working with Professors Stephen Roper, James Love and Nola Hewitt-Dundas focusing on SMEs, innovation, productivity, exports and business eco-systems. Prior to joining the ERC, Areti worked at the Department of Economics, University of Patras for two years as a Postdoctoral Fellow where she also obtained her PhD in Economics.

Areti’s main research interests revolve around economics of innovation and international business. She is particularly interested in the investigation of relationships between innovation, efficiency and productivity, and export strategies of SMEs. Her previous research focused on the endogeneity surrounding the internationalization and knowledge creation strategy of SMEs. She has published her work in Industrial and Corporate Change, Economics of Innovation and New Technology and Eurasian Business Review. Her recent work focuses on the interplay between internal and external sources of knowledge creation on innovation and export performance. She has presented her research work in International Conferences including European International Business Academy, R&D Management, and Governance of a Complex World.

Research Report

Exporting, ambition, finance and SME performance: Exploratory analysis of the Longitudinal Small Business Survey 2015 and 2016

ERC Research Report

Author

Gkypali, Areti, Roper, Stephen, Peng, Bo Grace