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Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science of the University of Crete

Valia Aranitou

Valia Aranitou studied economics and political science at the Kapodistrian University of Athens and at the Université Paris Dauphine in Paris. She is an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science of the University of Crete. Her research interests include the institutions and the system of social representation, the organization of work and labor relations as well as the theoretical and political-institutional correlations of economy and democracy. Since 2008 she is the scientific director of INEMY of the research institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship. She is the author of books, while her articles have been published in Greek, English and French. He has prepared a series of studies related to small and medium entrepreneurship and the organization of the trade sector while at the same time he actively participates in national and European research programs and in scientific committees.