Professor Drakopoulos obtained a B.A. in economics  from The Economics University of Athens, and an M.Sc and Ph.D in economics from   the University of  Stirling, UK. He was a Teaching Assistant (1986-1988) at the University of Stirling,  Lecturer  A  (1988-1989) at the University of  Glasgow,  Lecturer  B (1990-1996)  at the University of Aberdeen, Assistant Professor (1996-2000) and Associate Professor (2000-2005) at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is currently a full Professor of Economics in the Department of Philosophy and History of Science of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (since September 2005). His research interests include Economic Methodology and History of   Economic Thought, Labour Economics, and the Economics of Subjective Well-being. He has 50 Scientific Publications in Refereed Journals, 5 books, 13 Articles in edited books and Encyclopedias including books published by Routledge, Edward Elgar, Springer, and 16 Book Reviews.