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Dr George Symeonidis
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    +44 (0) 1206 872511

  • Location

    5B.215, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Mondays 4-5, Fridays 12-1

Profile

Biography

George Symeonidis studied biology and anthropology before switching to economics. His main research interests are in applied microeconomics and industrial economics. His publications include The Effects of Competition (MIT Press) and articles in the Review of Economics and Statistics, the European Economic Review, the Journal of Industrial Economics, Economica, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, the International Journal of Industrial Organisation and the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Applied Microeconomics

Open to supervise

Applied Industrial Economics

Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Microeconomics (Intermediate) (EC202)

  • Theory of Industrial Organisation (EC930)

Previous supervision

Se Chen
Se Chen
Thesis title: Two Essays on Foreign Direct Investment and Firms' Performance: Foreign Capital Inflow and Chinese Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions
Degree subject: Economics
Degree type: Master of Philosophy
Awarded date: 4/7/2017
Eugenia Suarez Moran
Eugenia Suarez Moran
Thesis title: Three Essays in Applied Economics
Degree subject: Economics
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 7/10/2016
Nurullah Gur
Nurullah Gur
Thesis title: Essays on the Role of Finance in Economic Performance
Degree subject: Economics
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 26/11/2012

Publications

Journal articles (22)

Symeonidis, G., (2019). Competition, innovation and the use of innovations. Journal of Industrial Economics. 67 (3-4), 565-592

Symeonidis, G., (2018). Collusion, Profitability and Welfare: Theory and Evidence. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 145 (C), 530-545

Symeonidis, G., (2017). Does product market competition increase strike activity? Evidence from the UK. European Economic Review. 97 (C), 42-56

Lahiri, S. and Symeonidis, G., (2017). Environmental Protection without Loss of International Competitiveness. Journal of Public Economic Theory. 19 (5), 921-936

Symeonidis, G., (2015). The effect of competition on the intra-industry dispersion of earnings. Oxford Economic Papers. 67 (2), 433-454

Symeonidis, G., (2014). The Third Industrial Revolution in Global Business. Edited by GiovanniDosi and LouisGalambos. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 2013. xiv + 343pp. Hbk £55.00.. Economica. 81 (324), 789-790

Symeonidis, G., (2014). The Third Industrial Revolution in Global Business. Edited by Giovanni Dosi and Louis Galambos. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 2013. xiv + 343pp. Hbk £55.00.. Economica. 81 (324), 789-790

Symeonidis, G., (2011). Competition and the relative productivity of large and small firms. Applied Economics. 43 (24), 3253-3264

Symeonidis, G., (2010). Downstream merger and welfare in a bilateral oligopoly. International Journal of Industrial Organization. 28 (3), 230-243

Symeonidis, G., (2009). ASYMMETRIC MULTIPRODUCT FIRMS, PROFITABILITY AND WELFARE. Bulletin of Economic Research. 61 (2), 139-150

Symeonidis, G., (2008). The Effect of Competition on Wages and Productivity: Evidence from the United Kingdom. Review of Economics and Statistics. 90 (1), 134-146

Symeonidis, G., (2008). Downstream Competition, Bargaining, and Welfare. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy. 17 (1), 247-270

Symeonidis, G., (2008). The Effect of Competition on Wages and Productivity: Evidence from the United Kingdom. The Review of Economics and Statistics. 90 (1), 134-146

LAHIRI, S. and SYMEONIDIS, G., (2007). Piecemeal Multilateral Environmental Policy Reforms under Asymmetric Oligopoly. Journal of Public Economic Theory. 9 (5), 885-899

Symeonidis, G., (2003). Quality heterogeneity and welfare. Economics Letters. 78 (1), 1-7

Symeonidis, G., (2003). In Which Industries is Collusion More Likely? Evidence from the UK. Journal of Industrial Economics. 51 (1), 45-74

Symeonidis, G., (2003). Comparing Cournot and Bertrand equilibria in a differentiated duopoly with product R&D. International Journal of Industrial Organization. 21 (1), 39-55

Symeonidis, G., (2002). Cartel stability with multiproduct firms. International Journal of Industrial Organization. 20 (3), 339-352

Symeonidis, G., (2000). Price and Nonprice Competition with Endogenous Market Structure. Journal of Economics Management Strategy. 9 (1), 53-83

Symeonidis, G., (2000). Price Competition and Market Structure: The Impact of Cartel Policy on Concentration in the UK. The Journal of Industrial Economics. 48 (1), 1-26

Symeonidis, G., (2000). Price Competition, Non-Price Competition and Market Structure: Theory and Evidence from the UK. Economica. 67 (267), 437-456

Symeonidis, G., (1999). Cartel stability in advertising-intensive and R&D-intensive industries. Economics Letters. 62 (1), 121-129

Contact

symeonid@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872511

Location:

5B.215, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Mondays 4-5, Fridays 12-1