Iordanis Petsas is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Scranton. He is currently the Chair of the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Scranton. He previously served as a Visiting Associate Professor of Economics at the Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance at Baruch College, City University of New York and a Visiting Scholar at the Chazen Institute of International Business at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University. He earned his B.A. in Economics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, followed by an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Florida. Dr. Petsas teaches International Economics and International Business at the University of Scranton. He has also taught at the University of Florida and Baruch College, City University of New York.
His current research examines the effects of General Purpose Technologies on economic growth and international trade. Dr. Petsas has an active research agenda and has published over 14 journal articles and conference proceedings and made over 30 presentations at international, national and regional conferences. His research has been published, among others, in the Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Review of Development Economics, and International Journal of Business and Economics. He serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Modern Economy. He has been a Research Associate for the Public Utility Research Center and for the Center for International Business Association & Research at the University of Florida. Dr. Petsas is a member of the Academy of International Business, the American Economic Association, and the Eastern Economic Association. He currently serves as the Chapter President for Beta Gamma Sigma (the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International) at the University of Scranton.
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