Tsagarakis Konstantinos

Rank: Professor

Business and Environmental Technology Economics Lab (www.beteco.org/en)

Research Area:
Economics of Environmental Science and Technology

Ph.D. in Public Health, University of Leeds, UK
BA in Economics, University of Crete, Greece
5 years Degree in Civil Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

Research interests
Technical-economic evaluation of engineering projects,
Environmental and energy economics,
Public health economics
Environmental and energy behavior,
Entrepreneurship environmental performance,
Quantitative methods and big data

Undergraduate courses:
Engineering Economics
Environmental Impact Assessment
Economics of Energy and Climate Change
Evaluation of Environmental Preferences

Selected Publications:
Mavragani, A., Sypsa, K., Sampri, A. & Tsagarakis, K.P. 2016, "Quantifying the UK online interest in substances of the EU watchlist for water monitoring: Diclofenac, estradiol, and the macrolide antibiotics", Water (Switzerland), vol. 8, no. 11.
Mavragani, A. & Tsagarakis, K.P. 2016, "YES or NO: Predicting the 2015 GReferendum results using Google Trends", Technological Forecasting and Social Change, vol. 109, pp. 1-5.
Mavragani, A., Nikolaou, I.E. & Tsagarakis, K.P. 2016, "Open economy, institutional quality, and environmental performance: A macroeconomic approach", Sustainability (Switzerland), vol. 8, no. 7, pp. 1-13.
Menegaki, A.N., Olsen, S.B. & Tsagarakis, K.P. 2016, "Towards a common standard - A reporting checklist for web-based stated preference valuation surveys and a critique for mode surveys", Journal of Choice Modelling, vol. 18, pp. 18-50.
Keramitsoglou, K.M., Mellon, R.C., Tsagkaraki, M.I. & Tsagarakis, K.P. 2016, "Clean, not green: The effective representation of renewable energy", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 59, pp. 1332-1337.
Keramitsoglou, K.M. & Tsagarakis, K.P. 2013, "Public participation in designing a recycling scheme towards maximum public acceptance", Resources, Conservation and Recycling, vol. 70, pp. 55-67.
Genius, M., Menegaki, A.N. & Tsagarakis, K.P. 2012, "Assessing preferences for wastewater treatment in a rural area using choice experiments", Water Resources Research, vol. 48, no. 4.
Menegaki, A.N., Hanley, N. & Tsagarakis, K.P. 2007, "The social acceptability and valuation of recycled water in Crete: A study of consumers' and farmers' attitudes", Ecological Economics, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 7-18.
Tsagarakis, K.P., Mellon, R.C., Stamataki, E. & Kounalaki, E. 2007, "Identification of recycled water with an empirically derived symbol increases its probability of use", Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 41, no. 20, pp. 6901-6908.
Genius, M. & Tsagarakis, K.P. 2006, "Water shortages and implied water quality: A contingent valuation study", Water Resources Research, vol. 42, no. 12.

Contact address:
Professor K. P. Tsagarakis,
Address: Vas. Sofias 12, 67100 Xanthi, Greece
Tel.: +30 2541079397
E-mail: ktsagar (at) env.duth.gr

Curriculum Vitae


  • Address:Department of Environmental Engineering, 67100, Xanthi

  • Telephone: 30 25410 79109,79117,79112

  • Email: secr@env.duth.gr