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Dr Nikos Kapitsinis

Dr Nikos Kapitsinis

Research Assistant, Wales Public Services 2025

Ysgol Busnes Caerdydd

Email:
kapitsinisn1@cardiff.ac.uk
Location:
Room F22, Adeilad Aberconwy, Rhodfa Colum, Cathays, Caerdydd, CF10 3EU

Nikos is an early career post-doctoral researcher in the Wales Public Services project at Cardiff Business School. His current research focuses on the interrelationships among local governance, regional finance and public policy across space, examining the business rates model in Wales. Nikos is an economic geographer with a background in political economy approach to uneven geographical development, geographies of production and globalisation, capital mobility, local development and finance, and macroeconomics. He holds a BSc in Planning and Regional Development from the University of Thessaly, an MSc in European Regional Development Studies from the University of Thessaly, and an MRes in Regional Studies from the University of Groningen. He was awarded his PhD in Economic Geography in the School of Geographical Sciences at the University of Bristol. Nikos’ work has been published in international top-ranked journals, such as European Planning Studies. He is a Regional Studies Association Fellow and received the commendation for the Best Young Scientist Paper in the 4th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Urbanism, Spatial Planning and Regional Development in 2017. For the purposes of Wales Public Services project, Nikos is currently working

Education and qualifications

  • 2017: PhD in Economic Geography, University of Bristol, UK
  • 2012: MRes in Regional Studies, University of Groningen, the Netherlands
  • 2010: MSc in European Regional Development Studies, University of Thessaly, Greece
  • 2009: BSc in Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly, Greece

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Honours and awards

  • Regional Studies Association Fellow, 2017
  • Commendation for Best Young Scientist Paper in the 4th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Urbanism, Spatial Planning and Regional Development, Volos, Greece, 24-27 September 2015: The impact of crisis on firm relocation. The case of Greece and Bulgaria, 2015
  • University of Bristol Scholarship, 2012

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Primary research interests

  • Economic Geography
  • Geographical Unevenness
  • Globalisation
  • Regional Development
  • Political economy

Secondary research interests

  • Geographies of production
  • Capital mobility
  • Local finance
  • Public policy