Andreas C. Drichoutis

Andreas C. Drichoutis

Associate Professor of Consumer Behavior

Agricultural University of Athens

Biography

Andreas Drichoutis is an Associate Professor of Consumer Behavior. 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. Based on IDEAS RePEc’s ranking list, he is currently ranked at the Top 10% of economists globally and at the Top 4% of economists in Greece (this ranking takes into account only publications in the last 10 years, for authors registered with the RePEc Author Service).

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 as well as for a project funded by United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment. 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 >50 peer reviewed papers in several scientific journals including The Economic Journal, Experimental Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of the Economic Science Association, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 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 2,700 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.

Dr. Drichoutis is a regular reviewer for many field journals like European Review of Agricultural Economics, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Food Policy etc. as well as for experimental economics journals like the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Journal of Economic Psychology etc. His verified reviewer profile can be found online at publons.

Interests
  • Experimental Auctions
  • Choice Under Risk
  • Intertemporal Decision Making
  • Food Economics
Education
  • PhD in Agricultural Economics, 2008

    Agricultural University of Athens

  • MBA in Agribusiness Management, 2004

    Agricultural University of Athens

  • BSc in Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, 2002

    Agricultural University of Athens

Academic Affiliations

 
 
 
 
 
Associate Professor of Consumer Behavior
Jun 2019 – Present Athens
 
 
 
 
 
Associated Faculty
May 2022 – Present College Station, TX, USA
 
 
 
 
 
Fulbright Scholar
Feb 2022 – May 2022 College Station, TX, USA
 
 
 
 
 
Adjunct Faculty
Jan 2016 – Present
Teaching Economic Analysis (Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Public Economics)
 
 
 
 
 
Visiting Scholar
Jan 2017 – Jan 2017 Grenoble, France
 
 
 
 
 
Assistant Professor of Consumer Behavior
Feb 2015 – Jun 2019 Athens
 
 
 
 
 
Lecturer of Food Economics
Jul 2013 – Feb 2015 Athens
 
 
 
 
 
Visiting Scholar
Jun 2013 – Jul 2013 Fayeteville, Arkansas, USA
 
 
 
 
 
Lecturer of Applied Microeconometrics
Jun 2009 – Jul 2013 Ioannina

Recent Journal Articles

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(2022). Game form recognition in preference elicitation, cognitive abilities, and cognitive load. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

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(2021). Intertemporal stability of survey-based measures of risk and time preferences over a three-year course. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy.

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(2021). On the stability of risk and time preferences amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Experimental Economics.

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(2021). The health-taste trade-off in consumer decision making for functional snacks: An experimental approach. British Food Journal.

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(2020). Cognitive ability and bidding behavior in second price auctions: An experimental study. American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

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(2020). Economic rationality under cognitive load. The Economic Journal.

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Work in Progress

(2022). Disentangling the effect of cognitive load in preference elicitation. (data collection in progress).

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(2022). Incentives and payment mechanisms in preference elicitation. (data collection in progress).

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(2022). Visual formats in risk preference elicitation: What catches the eye?. (in progress).

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(2021). Bribing to Queue-Jump: An experiment on cultural differences in bribing attitudes among Greeks and Germans. (MPRA Paper No 102775).

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(2018). Loss Aversion, Expectations and Anchoring in the BDM Mechanism. (MPRA paper No 85635).

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Teaching

Regular courses:

Institution Course When? Level
AUA Microeconomics Theory I 2013-today Undergrad
AUA Econometrics I 2018-today Undergrad
AUA Applied Microeconometrics 2018-today Undergrad
AUA Experimental Economics 2018-today Undergrad
AUA Applied Food Demand Analysis 2008-2009, 2011-2013, 2015 optional MBA course
AUA Selected Topics in Marketing 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 optional MBA course
HOU Economics and Business Administration: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Public Economics 2016-today Undergrad

Notes: AUA=Agricultural University of Athens; HOU=Hellenic Open University

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