She holds a PhD in Finance from the Department of Management Science and Technology of the Athens University of Economics & Business (2007). She graduated from the School of Mechanical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens in 2002. She then obtained her Specialized MBA in International Economics and Management (MIEM) with focus on Banking and Finance from the Bocconi School of Management.
Her research interests lie in the areas of Investment Appraisal and Real Options. Vasiliki Makropoulou acknowledges financial support from the PENED 2003 Research Fellowship Program financed by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) of the Hellenic Ministry of Development, the European Union and the Hellenic Public Power Corporation (PPC