Associate Professor at Seoul National University (SNU)
Elias Sanidas is Associate Professor at Seoul National University (SNU). He teaches mainly International Economics and Economics of Technology and Organization. Before coming to Korea 2 years ago, he was teaching Micro Economics, and Operations Research at the University of Wollongong, Australia. He completed his bachelor degree at the Université de Lyon, France. He then obtained his Master of Economics degree from the Queensland University, in Brisbane, Australia. He completed his PhD at the University of Wollongong, Australia in 2002/03. He is well informed about Asian societies and economies. He fluently speaks English, French, and Greek.
His research interests are mainly focused on international economics and economic development; applied microeconomics; technology and organization; applied econometrics; methodology in economics; and economic history of nations. He wrote a book regarding the role of organizational technology in promoting economic development, and several papers. Some of his most recent articles are: (i) Sanidas, E. (2009), “Patterns and distances of Catch-up in Trade: China and East Asia”, China Economic Journal, 2(1), pp. 105-118; (ii) Sanidas, E. (2007), “The Impact of Large Firms in Promoting Economic Growth, Exports, and Regional Integration: a Chandlerian Perspective”, Middle East Business and Economic Review, 19(2), pp. 61-75. Some of the forthcoming publications are related to the production function in Korea; or the importance of technical and organizational innovations in Korea.