Andreas Drichoutis is an Agricultural Economist. He received his undergraduate diploma in Agricultural Economics in 2002 and a postgraduate degree in Agribusiness Management (MBA) in 2004 from Agricultural University of Athens. In 2004, after spending a semester at Texas A&M University, he continued his studies in AUA pursuing a PhD which he completed in 2008.
Prior to joining the Department of Agricultural Economics at Agricultural University of Athens, he was a faculty member at the Department of Economics at University of Ioannina for 4 years. Since May 2012 he is ranked at IDEAS RePEc’s list of the Top 25% of Economists in Greece. Currently he is ranked at the Top 10% in Greece and at the Top 15% in Europe.
Dr. Drichoutis is or had been working for several EU and national projects. He has also worked as a consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. His research interests are focused on, but not limited to, the economics of nutrition/obesity, contingent valuation and experimental auctions methods to elicit consumers’ valuations, choice under risk, inter-temporal decision making and applied demand analysis. Most of his research applies experimental economics methods to answer questions relevant for agricultural economists and decision scientists.
He has published 45 peer reviewed papers in several scientific journals including Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of the Economic Science Association, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Econometric Reviews, Journal of Applied Statistics, Journal of Economic Psychology, Judgement and Decision Making, Journal of Economic Surveys, Kyklos, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Food Policy, Economics Letters, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Wine Economics, Economic Modelling, Empirical Economics etc. His work has been cited at least 1,300 times in journals such as Science, Nature Human Behavior, Games and Economic Behavior, Experimental Economics, Economics Letters, Health Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Management Science, Experimental Economics, Journal of Economic Psychology, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty etc.