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Christos Staikouras
Adjunct, Assistant Professor, Economics
The School of Business Administration
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Economics
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
PhD in Banking 2001 Cass Business School, City University, London Department of Banking and Finance “European banking industry: Sources of income and profitability”
Master in Business Administration – Μ.Β.Α. 1997 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London, London Management School “The effects of EMU in the Greek banking system”
BSc in Mechanical Engineering 1996 National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.) Field of expertise: Production Engineer, School of Mechanical Engineering “Strategic asset allocation and portfolio selection criteria in the Greek stock market”
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
07/2006 Today Athens University of Economics and Business                          Athens Assistant Professor of Finance
07/2002 07/2006 Athens University of Economics and Business Athens Lecturer of Finance
09/2004 08/2007 Postgraduate Programme in Banking, Hellenic Open University Athens Member of the Teaching Staff
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2019 “The financial crisis and the shadow price of bank capital” With Margaritis, D. and M. Hasannasab Annals of Operations Research, Forthcoming (published online 11 May 2018). - -
2019 “Does R&D, human capital and FDI matter for TFP in OECD countries?”. With Tsamadias, C., Mamatzakis, E. and P. Pegkas Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Forthcoming (published online 13 September 2018) - -
2019 “RAROC in portfolio optimization” With Xidonas, P., Hassapis, C. and E. Kountzakis International Journal of Financial Engineering, Forthcoming (published online 3 November 2016). - -
2018 “An integrated matching-immunization model for bond portfolio optimization” With Xidonas, P., Hassapis, C. and G. Bouzianis Computational Economics Vol. 51 pp. 595-605
2018 “Multiobjective portfolio optimization: bridging mathematical theory with asset management practice” With Xidonas, P., Hassapis, C., Mavrotas, G. and C. Zopounidis Annals of Operations Research Vol. 267 pp. 585-606
2017 «Prospects of the Greek Economy» - Scientific Conference: Crisis, Reforms, Growth, Parliamentary Budget Office, Proceedings, March 27-28 - pp. 273-277
2016 «Effect of investments, net exports and education on economic growth: empirical results from 5 countries of EU periphery» With Pegkas, P., Voutsinas I. and K. Tsamadias 1st Scientific Conference: «Greece – Europe 2020: Education, Lifelong Learning, Research Innovation and Economy, July 1-3, Proceedings - pp. 265-276
2017 «Institutional framework of the financial sector in Europe: converting the delay into a driving lever» With C. Triantopoulos International and European Policy, Quarterly Political and Economic Review, Papazisis Publications Issue 39 pp.155-192
2010  “Fuzzy cognitive maps in banking business process performance measurement” With Xirogiannis, G. and M. Glykas Fuzzy Cognitive Maps: Advances in Theory, Methodologies, Tools and Applications, Springer - pp. 161-200
2018 Principles of Economics, Scientific editor in  Hubbard, R.G. και A.P. O’ Brien, “Essentials of Economics” - ION Publishing - -
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
May 2017 – April 2019 Saint Project: Economics of Cybersecurity - Digital Security Focus Area (). (Saint Advisory Board - SAB) European Commission Research Team Member
1/3/2004 - 31/12/2006 Duration 27 months Study on the market structure, concentration, effectiveness and efficiency of the European banking system European Commission and Hellenic Ministry of Education (Scientific Program “Pythagoras”) Scientific/Project Coordinator
07/1999 - 12/1999 Duration 6 months The internal market of the banking industry: An estimate of the structural changes induced by deregulation and the single currency European Commission (Single Market Directorate) Research Team Member
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2003 Best Paper Award European Applied Business Research Conference, Venice, Italy
1995 Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (A.C.C.I.) Award Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (A.C.C.I.) Award
Other Achievements
Date Title Key Activities:
12/2010 Honorable mention from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (USA) In recognition of achievements in the promotion of Greek spirit, culture and heritage and for the effort to strengthen the business, cultural and political ties between the USA and Greece
09/1996 Scholarship from the Eugenides Foundation For undertaking postgraduate studies and PhD at universities abroad