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Christos Genakos

Christos Genakos

University Senior Lecturer in Economics
Director of Studies in Management and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College

BSc (University of Athens), MSc (University College London), PhD (London Business School)

Research interests

Applied microeconomics; industrial organisation; competition policy and regulation; productivity and management; incentives and performance; behavioural economics.

Subject group: Economics & Policy

Professional experience

Dr Genakos is an Associate Researcher at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) in the London School of Economics and a Research Fellow in the Industrial Organization programme of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

He is also currently a member of the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy (EAGCP) of the Chief Economist of the European Union's DG Competition Commission.

He has advised many leading firms on regulation, antitrust and pricing related issues and has consulted with international organisations such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on competition and regulation issues in various countries.

Previous appointments

Before joining Cambridge Judge Business School, Dr Genakos worked as Lecturer, Fellow and Director of Studies in Economics at Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, and as Assistant Professor in the Economics Department of the Athens University of Economics and Business. He has held visiting positions at the Collegio Carlo Alberto (Autumn 2010) and at the Economics Department of Yale University (Spring 2016).

Selected publications

Here are a selection of Christos Genakos's publications. Please see the "Selected publications" tab above for a more comprehensive list.

Genakos, C. and Valletti, T. (2015) "Evaluating a decade of mobile termination rate regulation." Economic Journal, 125(586): F31-F48 (DOI: 10.1111/ecoj.12194)

Genakos, C. and Pagliero, M. (2012) "Interim rank, risk taking and performance in dynamic tournaments." Journal of Political Economy, 120(4): 782-813

Bloom, N., Genakos, C., Sadun, R. and Van Reenen, J. (2012) "Management practices across firms and countries." Academy of Management Perspectives, 26(1): 12-33 (DOI: 10.5465/amp.2011.0077)

Genakos, C. and Valletti, T. (2011) "Testing the 'waterbed' effect in mobile telephony." Journal of the European Economic Association, 9(6): 1114-1142 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-4774.2011.01040.x)

Bloom, N., Genakos, C., Martin, R. and Sadun, R. (2010) "Modern management: good for the environment or just hot air?" Economic Journal, 120(544): 551–572 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2010.02351.x)

Journal articles

Bloom, N., Genakos, C., Martin, R. and Sadun, R. (2010) "Modern management: good for the environment or just hot air?" Economic Journal, 120(544): 551–572 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2010.02351.x)

Genakos, C. and Valletti, T. (2011) "Seesaw in the air: interconnection regulation and the structure of mobile tariffs." Information Economics and Policy, 23(2): 159-170 (DOI: 10.1016/j.infoecopol.2011.01.005)

Genakos, C. and Valletti, T. (2011) "Testing the 'waterbed' effect in mobile telephony." Journal of the European Economic Association, 9(6): 1114-1142 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-4774.2011.01040.x)

Bloom, N., Genakos, C., Sadun, R. and Van Reenen, J. (2012) "Management practices across firms and countries." Academy of Management Perspectives, 26(1): 12-33 (DOI: 10.5465/amp.2011.0077)

Genakos, C. and Pagliero, M. (2012) "Interim rank, risk taking and performance in dynamic tournaments." Journal of Political Economy, 120(4): 782-813

Genakos, C. and Valletti, T. (2012) "Regulating prices in two-sided markets: the waterbed experience in mobile telephony." Telecommunications Policy, 36(5): 360-368 (DOI: 10.1016/j.telpol.2011.12.014)

Genakos, C. and Valletti, T. (2015) "Evaluating a decade of mobile termination rate regulation." Economic Journal, 125(586): F31-F48 (DOI: 10.1111/ecoj.12194)

Genakos, C., Pagliero, M. and Garbi, E. (2015) "When pressure sinks performance: evidence from diving competitions." Economics Letters, 132: 5-8 (DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2015.04.005)

Genakos, C., Valletti, T.M. and Verboven, F. (2017) "Evaluating market consolidation in mobile communications." Economic Policy (forthcoming)

Genakos, C., Kühn, K.-U. and Van Reener, J. (2017) "Leveraging monopoly power by limiting interoperability: theory and evidence from computer markets." Economica (forthcoming)

Genakos, C., Koutroumpis, P. and Pagliero, M. (2017) "The impact of maximum markup regulation on prices." Journal of Industrial Economics (forthcoming)

Genakos, C. (2017) "The tale of the two Greeces: some management practices lessons." Managerial and Decision Economics (forthcoming)

Book chapters

Genakos, C. and Valletti, T. (2010) "Mobile regulation and the 'waterbed' effect." In: Falch, M. and Markendahl, J. (eds.) Promoting new telecom infrastructures: markets, policies and pricing. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp.284-299

Genakos, C. (2013) "Product market reforms in Greece: learning from the past to move forward." In: Choupres, M. and Edquist, H. (eds.) What can we learn from economic reforms in Greece and Sweden? Falun: European Liberal Forum, pp.97-141

Lianos, I. and Genakos, C. (2013) "Econometric evidence in EU competition law: an empirical and theoretical analysis." In: Lianos, I. and Geradin, D. (eds.) Handbook on European competition law: enforcement and procedure. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp.1-137

Genakos, C., Katsoulakos, Y. and Houpis, G. (2017) "Product market regulation and competitiveness: towards a national competition and competitiveness policy in Greece." In: Meghir, C., Pissarides, C.A., Vayanos, D. and Vettas, N. (eds.) Beyond austerity: reforming the Greek economy. Boston, MA: MIT Press, 139-178

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Deregulating Greece

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Business Economics

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Mobile telecoms consolidation

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EU single market

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Regulatory advice

Dr Christos Genakos is appointed to the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy by the EU competition commissioner. Dr Christos Genakos, University …

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The curious case of what makes people switch mobile phone contracts

Study co-authored by Cambridge Judge Business School academic finds that ‘loss aversion’ to paying extra, rather than saving money, is the real …

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The Conversation: Weightlifters and divers offer a lesson for business in risk and reward

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Christos Genakos, University Senior Lecturer in Economics at Cambridge Judge, co-authored a study that found the real motivator when choosing the right …

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Contact details

Christos Genakos
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG
UK

Tel: +44 (0)1223 765330
Fax: +44 (0)1223 339701

c.genakos@jbs.cam.ac.uk