Economics of Financial Markets, Risk Management and Corporate Governance Laboratory

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Στοιχεια ΣεμιναριουAbout EFMRCG


The Purpose

The purpose of the Laboratory is to provide theoretical and applied research, to develop the scientific knowledge in order to cover educational and research needs at undergraduate and postgraduate level, not only of the Department of Economics but also of the University of Piraeus, in general.


Our Approach

The Laboratory also is the training and dissemination of knowledge through seminars and lifelong learning programs, to employees or unemployed persons, business executives or students regarding the dissemination of the best Corporate Governance management and risk management practices in companies of any sector and size, small and medium, listed or not.


The Aim

The aim is to develop the skills and toolkit in collaboration with selected partners to develop practical solutions to contemporary problems faced by business or public organizations or the third sector.


About EFMRCG Laboratory

The Laboratory «Economics of Financial Markets, Risk Management and Corporate Governance» of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics, Business and International Studies, was established and operates under the No 201719532 Min. Decision (Government Gazette 15226/issue B 1603/10.05.2017) at the University of Piraeus.

In a constantly evolving economic environment, the role and mission that the Public University has to play in modern society has been dramatically diversified.

The Laboratory was established in order to cover the research needs and educational purposes of the Department of Economics and of the University of Piraeus in general, as well as to contribute to research, studies and expertise to be undertaken by private and public enterprises or institutions, ministries, International Organizations important for the country’s development.

To do so we consider various factors drawing on modern economic theory, the institutional framework of Corporate Governance at European, International and National level, the functioning and institutional framework of the financial markets, modern tools of financing and risk management, and international trends in the areas of interest.



The laboratory is staffed by academics of the Department of Economics of the University of Piraeus, other Departments and Institutions of Greece and abroad whose research and teaching interests fall within those of the Laboratory, including postdoctoral students and PhD candidates

Maria Psillaki is a Professor of Banking and Finance. She studied at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, in France where she received her Bachelor, Master and PhD with the highest honors. For her PhD, she received a scholarship from the French Ministry of Education. She joined the University of Piraeus, Department of Economics, in 2009.

Maria Psillaki

Director of the Laboratory


The laboratory collaborates with the following organizations and research centers:


Funding from PPC S.A. of a post-doctoral researcher for the preparation of relevant research on green financing in energy.
Duration: two years (1-9-2022 to 31-8-2024).
Scientific Supervisor: Professor Maria Psillaki.


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