Stefanos Ioannou obtained his PhD in Economics from the University of Leeds in 2016. Prior to his doctoral studies he completed an MPhil in Economics at the University of Athens (2012) and an MSc in Finance at Newcastle University (2009). His research interests include fiscal and monetary policy, financial macroeconomics, financial geography, political economy, and economic pedagogy. He has an extensive experience in applied econometrics, particularly in time series and panel data methods. He has also engaged in economic modelling, with particular experience in stock flow consistent macroeconomic models. Stefanos is currently involved in the research project 'Cities in Global Financial Networks: Finance and Development in the 21st Century'.
Research Associate in Finance and Geography
- Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College
- Member of the Economy and Society: Transformations and Justice research cluster
- Ioannou, S. and Wójcik, D. (2020) Finance and growth nexus: An international analysis across cities. Urban Studies.
- Ioannou, S., Wójcik, D. and Dymski, G. (2019) Too-Big-To-Fail: Why Megabanks Have Not Become Smaller Since the Global Financial Crisis? Review of Political Economy.
- Ioannou, S. and Mattos, O. (2018) Taking a Leap Towards a Real World Macroeconomics Teaching. International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, 9(4): 391-405.
- Ioannou, S. and Wójcik, D. (2018) On financialization and its future. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space.
- Ioannou, S. (2017) Credit Rating Downgrades and Sudden Stops of Capital Flows in the Eurozone. Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy, 8(3).
- Ioannou, S. (2017) Sovereign Ratings, Macroeconomic Dynamics, and Fiscal Policy. Interactions within a Stock Flow Consistent Framework. Metroeconomica.
- Sawyer, M. and Ioannou, S. (2017) Financialisation, Economy, Society and Sustainable Development: An Overview.. FESSUD Project, Working Paper Series, No. 206.
- Dymski, G. and Ioannou, S. (2014) Greece’s Economic Crisis and Eurozone Crisis: There are Various Alternatives. World Economics Association (WEA) Conferences, No. 2 2014, Greece and Austerity Policies: Where Next for its Economy and Society?, 20th October to 21st December 2014.
- Ioannou, S. (2016) The Political Economy of Credit Rating Agencies. The Case of Sovereign Ratings.
Stefanos has worked as a full- time lecturer in Economics (University College Cork, 2016- 17). He has led a variety of undergraduate modules, including intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics, as well as advanced theories of macroeconomics and finance. He has also taught financial economics at a postgraduate level.
Throughout his doctoral studies, Stefanos was also active as a seminar leader in several modules, including intermediate statistics and postgraduate level econometrics.
He is currently responsible for the delivering of tutorials for the module 'Geographies of Finance', led by Prof. Dariusz Wójcik.