Laboratory of Quantitative Economics and Information Systems

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The Laboratory of Quantitative Methods and Information Systems (QMIT) serves educational and research needs in the fields of statistics, econometrics, computational methods and information systems.
The fields of Economics in which the Laboratory is actively involved include:
  • Theoretical and Applied Econometrics
  • Theoretical and Applied Statistics
  • Models of Distribution Mixes
  • Applications of the EM Algorithm
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Stochastic Analysis
  • Computational methods
  • Information Systems and the World Wide Web

The scientific work of QMIT during the period 2016-2019 includes, but is not limited to, the following publications in scientific journals and book chapters, working papers and papers presented in scientific conferences:

Publications

  • An investigation of factors affecting the visits of online crowdsourcing and labor platforms. Mourelatos, E., Tzagarakis, M., 2018, NETNOMICS: Economic Research and Electronic Networking 19(3), pp. 95-130
  • Enhancing the impact of online hotel reviews through the use of emoticons, Manganari, E.E., Dimara, E., 2017, Behaviour and Information Technology, 36(7), pp. 674-686
  • Don't change my towels please: Factors influencing participation in towel reuse programs, Dimara, E., Manganari, E., Skuras, D., 2017, Tourism Management, 59, pp. 425-437
  • Transmission chains of economic uncertainty on macroeconomic activity: new empirical evidence, Salamaliki, P.K., Venetis, I.A., 2018, Macroeconomic Dynamics, pp. 1-31
  • Asymptotic results for a stationary random process generated by the stochastic EM    algorithm in mixture analyses.  A. Polymenis (2018), Journal of Statistics and Management Systems, 21(2), pp. 251-260.

Book chapters

  • Modelling reliability: a practical application from industry. A. Polymenis (2018), Advanced Engineering Research and Applications, vol. 9, chapter 22, pp. 283-288, Ed. Hongseok Choi, Research India Publications.

Working papers

  • Dynamic Factor Models in gretl. The DFM package. Συγγραφείς: Riccardo Jack Lucchetti, Ioannis A Venetis, Date: 2019/1, Source: gretl working papers

Conferences

  • Organization of  the 5th Biennial gretl Conference, June 2-3 2017, Athens, Greece, http://www.gretlconference.org/2017-conference  (I. Venetis, M. Tzagarakis)
  • Daskalou, V. & Komninou, M. Designing an online entrepreneurship course for Higher Education: preliminary issues and challenges. Proc, of the 10th Pan-Hellenic and International Conference "ICT in Education", Ioannina, Greece, September 2016.

Invited lectures

  • QML-EM estimation of dynamic factor models in gretl. Towards a Labor Market Condition Index for Greece. I. Venetis. Marche Polytechnic University, Department of Economics and Social Sciences, Ancona Italy (9 November 2017)
  • Time series forecasting and forecast evaluation in economics. An introduction. (26 April 2018). I. Venetis. Presentation at the interdisciplinary postgraduate program: “Mathematics of Computers and Decision Making”, Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics (CEID) and the Department of Mathematics, University of Patras, for the course “Case studies in Decision Making”

Projects

Members

Director: 

Venetis Ioannis

Associate Professor
Venetis Ioannis
Field of Expertise: 
Theoretical and Applied Econometrics with emphasis on time-series analysis (non-stationarity, non-linear models)
E-mail: 
Telephone: 
Office Hours: 
Monday 11:00 - 12:30
Tuesday 11:00 - 12:30
Faculty Members: 

Dimara Efthalia

Professor
Dimara Efthalia
Field of Expertise: 
Applied Statistics, Data Analysis
Organic Unit / Lab: 
Laboratory of Quantitative Economics and Information Systems
E-mail: 
Telephone: 
Office Hours: 
Wednesday 13.30 - 15.30

Polymenis Athanasios

Assistant Professor
Polymenis Athanasios
Field of Expertise: 
Statistics, Mathematics, Econometrics
Organic Unit / Lab: 
Laboratory of Quantitative Economics and Information Systems
E-mail: 
Telephone: 
Office Hours: 
Tuesday 16.00-15.00
Wednesday 10.00-12.00

Tzagarakis Manolis

Assistant Professor
Tzagarakis Manolis
Field of Expertise: 
Information and Knowledge Management
Organic Unit / Lab: 
Laboratory of Quantitative Economics and Information Systems
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Telephone: 
Office Hours: 
Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00
or after appointment

Daskalou Victoria

Teaching Staff
Victoria Daskalou
Field of Expertise: 
Internet Information Systems
Organic Unit / Lab: 
Laboratory of Quantitative Economics and Information Systems
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Telephone: 
Office Hours: 
Wednesday 11:00-12:00
Thursday 12:00-14:00
(upon appointment)
Partners: 

Krimpas Nikolaos

PhD Candidate
Organic Unit / Lab: 
Laboratory of Quantitative Economics and Information Systems
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Ladas Avgoustinos

PhD Candidate
Organic Unit / Lab: 
Laboratory of Quantitative Economics and Information Systems
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Tantoula Maria

PhD Candidate
Organic Unit / Lab: 
Laboratory of Quantitative Economics and Information Systems
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