he informal Regional Development and Planning Research Unit (RDPRU) is headed by Lois Labrianidis


He is an economic geographer (MA -Sussex, Ph.D. -LSE) and Professor in the Department of Economic Sciences, University of Macedonia.

He has done research and published articles and books on topics such as industrial location, regional incentives, the spatial aspects of subcontracting, the economic implications of peripheral universities on their local community, the economic implications of the opening of Greek companies to the CEEC's, development projects for several areas of Greece as well as the economic consequences of the recent influx of immigrants in Greece.

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