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Nikitas Konstantinidis


Nikitas Konstantinidis


Associate Professor of International Political Economy


Political Science


Research Faculty

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Nikitas Konstantinidis currently holds the position of Associate Professor in the School of International Relations at IE University. His main research interests lie in the areas of comparative and international political economy, applied formal theory, regional integration, international organizations, and European Union politics. Current research projects include the effects of globalization on national democracy, models of electoral accountability and party polarization under supranational policy constraints, and the formal analysis of compliance and enforcement mechanisms in the European (Monetary) Union. His research material is available on his respective profiles in Google Scholar and Academia.edu. He has also been active in terms of blogging, writing op-eds, and tweeting (@nikkon7). Moreover, he is a member of the steering committee of the Greek Public Policy Forum, an academic initiative that seeks to derive concrete policy implications from multidisciplinary research and to foster cross-border dialogue and consultations on issues of public policy within a recessionary environment. Finally, he has taken an active interest in Greek politics as a member of the political movement Forward Greece.

Latest Publications

  • Konstantinidis, N. (2020). “Military Conscription, External Security, and Income Inequality: The Missing Link”. Journal of Theoretical Politics, Vol. 32 (2): 312-347
  • Konstantinidis, N., Karagiannis, Y. (2020). “Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Incentives for Reform: An Informational Mechanism of E(M)U Conditionality”. The Review of International Organizations, Vol. 15: 601-632
  • Jurado, I., Walter, S., Konstantinidis, N., Dinas, E. (2020). “Keeping the euro at any cost? Explaining preferences for euro membership in Greece”. European Union Politics, Vol. 21 (3): 383-405
  • Konstantinidis, N., Matakos, K., Mutlu-Eren, H. (2019). “Take back control”? The effects of supranational integration on party-system polarization”. The Review of International Organizations, Vol. 14 (2): 297-333



The tragic agos

Huffington Post | January 2021

Book Chapters

The Economic and Monetary Union and Accountability: The ‘Globalization Trilemma’

Zahariadis, N., and Buonanno, L. (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of European Public Policy, London: Routledge | May 2018