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Advances in Cross-Section Data Methods in Applied Economic Research

2019 International Conference on Applied Economics (ICOAE 2019)

  • Nicholas Tsounis
  • Aspasia Vlachvei
  • Presents the current research on econometric cross-sectional data methods

  • Features select contributions from the 2019 International Conference on Applied Economics (ICOAE)

  • Examines applications in microeconomics, macroeconomics, financial economics, agricultural economics, managerial economics, and marketing

  • Provides country-specific studies with economic policy conclusions

Conference proceedings ICOAE 2019

Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Irene Kamenidou, Spyridon Mamalis, Stavros Pavlidis, Evangelia Zoi Bara
    Pages 43-57
  3. Coenraad C. A. Labuschagne, Niel Oberholzer, Pierre J. Venter
    Pages 75-86
  4. Jacek Prokop, Adam Karbowski
    Pages 103-113
  5. Electra Pitoska, Evangelisti Paraskevi
    Pages 115-129
  6. Lubica Gajanova, Anna Krizanova, George Lăzăroiu
    Pages 171-185
  7. Margareta Nadanyiova, Pavol Durana, Gheorghe H. Popescu
    Pages 207-218
  8. Nihal Bayraktar
    Pages 229-258
  9. River Huaquisto-Ramos, Polan Franbalt Ferró-Gonzales, Ana Lucia Ferró-Gonzáles, Vicente Alanoca-Arocutipa
    Pages 259-273
  10. Jana Kliestikova, Maria Kovacova, Judit Olah, Elvira Nica
    Pages 291-305

About these proceedings


This proceedings volume presents new methods and applications in applied economics with special interest in advanced cross-section data estimation methodology. Featuring select contributions from the 2019 International Conference on Applied Economics (ICOAE 2019) held in Milan, Italy, this book explores areas such as applied macroeconomics, applied microeconomics, applied financial economics, applied international economics, applied agricultural economics, applied marketing and applied managerial economics. 

International Conference on Applied Economics (ICOAE) is an annual conference that started in 2008 designed to bring together economists from different fields of applied economic research in order to share methods and ideas. Applied economics is a rapidly growing field of economics that combines economic theory with econometrics to analyze economic problems of the real world usually with economic policy interest. In addition, there is growing interest in the field of applied economics for cross-section data estimation methods, tests and techniques. This volume makes a contribution in the field of applied economic research in this area by presenting the most current research. 

Featuring country specific studies, this book is of interest to academics, students, researchers, practitioners, and policy makers in applied economics, econometrics and economic policy.


International Conference on Applied Economics (ICOAE) Cross-Section Data Methods Econometrics Applied macroeconomics Applied microeconomics Applied Economic Research Applied Financial Economics Applied Agricultural Economics Applied Marketing Applied Managerial Economics

Editors and affiliations

  • Nicholas Tsounis
    • 1
  • Aspasia Vlachvei
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of Western MacedoniaKastoriaGreece
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of Western MacedoniaKastoriaGreece

About the editors

Nicholas Tsounis is Professor of Economics at the Department of International Trade, Western Macedonia University of Applied Sciences and an adjunct faculty member at the Hellenic Open University, Greece. His research interests are on applied international economics, economic integration and applied microeconomics. He has published more than 50 articles in international scientific periodicals and conferences and 15 books. He is a referee/peer reviewer for several scientific periodicals and research calls of various countries, including the EU. He is the co-founder of the International Conference on Applied Economics (ICOAE) conferences (with Aspasia Vlachvei) ( and an academic advisor to the Hellenic NARIC. 

Aspasia Vlachvei is Professor of Marketing, in Western Macedonia University of Applied Sciences since 2002. Prior to this she has been employed in various capacities at the University of Macedonia, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University of Thessaly and TEI of Thessaloniki, Greece. She has been Visiting Professor in Kiev National University of Taras Shevсhenko, Ukraine. Her research interests focus on international marketing strategies, competitiveness, wine tourism and wine marketing, e-marketing, social media. She is director of MSc “Public relations and marketing with new technologies” and co-director of MBA of Western Macedonia University of Applied Sciences. She is co-editor of the proceedings and member of scientific and organizing committee of International Conference on Applied Economics (ICOAE). She has been guest editor in Journal of International Trade Law and Policy, International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics and International Journal of Financial Economics and Econometrics. She has published in several professional journals such as Applied Economics, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Economics, British Food Journal, Journal of European Economy, Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics and New Medit.

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