Georgios (George) C. Bitros

Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics, Emeritus

76 Patission Street

Athens, 10434

Greece

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1.

A Cross Sectional Analysis of Ship Maintenance Expenses

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Apr 2005
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and Manolis G. Kavussanos
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Ship maintenance expenses, utilization

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The Liberating Power of Entrepreneurship in Ancient Athens

Athens University of Economcis and Business Working Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and Anastassios Karayiannis
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and University of Piraeus
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Entrepreneurship, social advancement, individual autonomy, individual liberty

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Welfare Benefits and the Rate of Unemployment: Some Evidence from the European Union in the Last Thirty Years

Athens U of Economics & Business Working Paper No. 159
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and Kyprianos Prodromidis
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Unemployment rate, welfare benefits, European Union

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Entrepreneurship and Market Order: Some Historical Evidence

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Dec 2006
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and Ioanna Minoglou
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurship, Institutions, Networks, International Business Organizations

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Scale, Scope and Entrepreneurship

Athens University of Economics and Business Working Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurship, coordination, innovation, economies of scale and scope

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Models for Ranking European Institutions of Higher Learning with an Application to Data from Greece

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Mar 2005
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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University rankings, models of rankings, rankings of Greek economics and business departments

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A Rehabilitation of Economic Replacement Theory

Athens University of Economics and Business, Economics Discussion Paper No. 145
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Apr 2003
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and Helias (Elias) Flytzanis
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Informatics
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replacement demand for durables, transitional and limiting replacement and scraping polcies,replacement spikes and switcing among replacement policies, determinants of replacement investment

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From Riches to Rags or What Went Wrong in Greece

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Jan 2013
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Economic development, economic decline, institutions, markets, economic policies

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Character, Knowledge and Skills in Ancient Greek Paideia: Lessons for Today’s Policy Makers

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Anastassios Karayiannis and Georgios (George) C. Bitros
University of Piraeus and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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ancient Greece, education, economic performance, morality

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The Inflation-Productivity Trade-Off Revisited

Athens University Economics Discussion Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Dec 2005
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and Epameinondas Panas
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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inflation, productivity, scale economies, technical change, generalized Box-Cox cost function, stability, causality

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Utilization and Maintenance in a Model with Terminal Scrapping

Stanford Law School Working Paper No. 160
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and Helias (Elias) Flytzanis
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Informatics
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Utilization, maintenance, idling, mothballing, capacity depleting, capacity pre-serving, upgrading, downgrading, scrapping

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Investment, Replacement and Scrapping in a Vintage Capital Model With Embodied Technological Change

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Jun 2007
Georgios (George) C. Bitros, Natalia Hritonenko and Yuri Yatsenko
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics, Prairie View A&M University and Houston Baptist University
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vintage capital equipment, embodied technological change, service life, replacement, scrapping

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Another Look at the Inflation-Productivity Trade-Off

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jun 2005
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and Epameinondas Panas
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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inflation, total factor productivity, generalized Box-Cox cost function, economic growth

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A Consistent Approach to Cost Efficiency Measurement

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 49-69, February 2004
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Mar 2004
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and Efthymios G. Tsionas
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Thinking Ahead of the Next Big Crash

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Nov 2013
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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asset bubbles, monetary policy, monetary rules, central bank credibility, central bank constitutional status, free money

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European Union Failures in Greece and Some Possible Explanations

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Mar 2013
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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European integration, Europeanization, financial assistance, convergence, institutional failure

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A Model of and Some Evidence on the Interrelatedness of Decisions Underlying the Demand for Capital Services

European Economic Review, Vol. 7, pp. 377-393, 1976
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Jan 2006
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Some Novel Implications of Replacement and Scrapping

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Apr 2005
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Capital, investment, service life, replacement, scrapping

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Monetary Policy, Market Structure and the Income Shares in the U.S.

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Useful life of capital, equilibrium real interest, federal funds rate, income shares

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The Optimal Lifetime of Assets under Uncertainty in the Rate of Embodied Technical Change

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Feb 2007
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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service life, replacement, scrapping, embodied technical change, uncertainty

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The Theorem of Proportionality in Contemporary Capital Theory: An Assessment of its Applicability

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Jan 2010
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Capital longevity, replacement, depreciation, scrappage, maintenance, utilization, obsolescence

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On the Optimal Lifetime of Real Assets

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and Helias (Elias) Flytzanis
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Informatics
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optimal service life, replacement, abandonment, scrapping, horizon of reinvestments

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Germany and Greece: A Mapping of Their Great Divide and Its EU Implications

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 May 2017
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Social market economy, central planning, economic performance, structural differences, four European freedoms

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The Theorem of Proportionality in Contemporary Capital Theory: An Assessment of its Conceptual Foundations

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Capital longevity, replacement, depreciation, scrappage, maintenance, utilization, obsolescence

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The Puzzle of the Replacement Ratio in the Context of Renewal Theory

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Jan 2010
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Aggregation of Producer Durables with Exogenous Technical Change and Endogenous Useful Lives

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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aggregation, proportionality hypothesis, embodied technical change, longevity, replacement, scrapping

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A Theory of Maintenance Expenditures Tested on Automobile Data from Greece

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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maintenance and repair expenditures, utilization, service life, road accidents

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Elasticities of Business Investment in the U.S. and Their Policy Implications: A Disaggregate Approach to Modeling and Estimation

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jul 2017
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and M. Ishaq Nadiri
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Business investment, elasticities, economic policies, composition of the capital stock, economic growth

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Greece: Still in the Woods

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Economic crises, austerity policies, ownership of reforms, state socialism, European freedoms

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Potential Output, Capital Input and U.S. Economic Growth

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Potential output, capital input, capital stock, economic growth, economic growth headwinds, secular stagnation

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Behavior of Business Investment in the USA Under Variable and Proportional Rates of Replacement

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
Georgios (George) C. Bitros and M. Ishaq Nadiri
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Neoclassical Models of Business Investment, Elasticities of Substitution and Output, Modes of Replacement Investment

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Demand Adjusted Capital Input and Potential Output in the Context of U.S. Economic Growth

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
Georgios (George) C. Bitros
Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Potential output, capital input, capital stock, economic growth, economic growth headwinds, secular stagnation