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Dr Ioannis Asimakopoulos

Academic Position

Module Leader in Corporate Financial Management module (Executive MBA)

Academic Qualifications

PhD in Finance

M.A. in Banking and Finance

B.A. in Economics

Email yasimakopoulos@citycollege.sheffield.eu
Skype yannis_asimakopoulos


Dr Asimakopoulos holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, an M.A. in Banking and Finance and a PhD in Finance, both from the University of Wales, Bangor (UK). He works as a senior economist and financial analyst at the Bank of Greece, and he is also member of European Commission High Level Committees on financial issues. He is also teaching banking at the Hellenic Open University. In the past, he served as lecturer on Banking, Financial Analysis, Investment Analysis, Risk Management, and Statistics at the University of Wales, Bangor, University of Piraeus and Athens Laboratory of Business Administration (ALBA). He also worked as financial analyst and fund manager for the Investment Fund for the Pension Scheme of Hellenic Telecom. He is a Certified Investment Manager and Financial Analyst by the Hellenic Capital Markets Commission. He is the author of several articles published in international academic journals.

Teaching

Corporate Financial Management

Research Interests

Banking, Financial Markets

Publications

1.      ‘Revisiting the merger and acquisition performance of European Banks’, 2013, International Review of Financial Analysis, 29, pp. 237-249. (with P. Athanasoglou).

2.      ‘Construction properties of equity fund of funds: a preliminary note from the Greek market’, 2011, International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp.63–73. (with A. Samita and E. Stavridou).

3.      ‘‘Firm specific and economy specific determinants of firm profitability: Greek evidence using panel data”, 2009, Managerial Finance, 35, 11, pp. 930-939. (with A. Samita and T. Papadogona).

4.      ‘‘The determinants of capital structure for the Greek manufacturing companies’’, 2007, The Journal of Financial Decision Making, 3, 1, pp. 49-58. (με τους T. Papadogona και F. Voulgaris).

5.      ‘‘Τhe Timeliness of Income Recognition by European Companies: An Analysis of Institutional and Market Complexity”, 2004, Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, 31(1) & 2, January/March, pp. 115-148. (με τους S.J. Mcleay και I. Raonic).

6.      “Forecasting English Football Results and the Efficiency of Fixed-Odds Betting”, 2004, Journal of Forecasting, 23, pp. 51-56. (με τον J.A. Goddard).

7.      “Ex-Dividend Price Behavior, Market Microstructure and Settlement Costs”, 2001, British Accounting Review, Vol. 33, No 4, pp.491-505. (με την L. Hodgkinson).

8.      “Non-Linear Granger Causality in Currency Futures”, 2000, Economics Letters, Vol. 68, Issue 1, pp. 25-30. (με τους  D. Ayling και W. Mansoor).

9.      “Interdependence Between the US and Major European Equity Markets: Evidence from Spectral Analysis”, 2000, Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 10, pp. 41-47. (με τους J.A. Goddard και Κ. Siriopoulo).

10.  “Asymmetrical Response to Earnings and Dividends Announcements, 1998, European Research Studies, Vol. 1, 4, pp. 67-76. (με τους L. Hodgkinson και K. Siriopoulo).

11.  “The Relation Between Stock Prices and Exchange Rates: An alternative Approach”, 1998, Journal of Euro-Asian Management, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 87-100. (με τον Κ. Siriopoulo).

12.  “Dual Listed Stocks and Asymmetric Volatility Spillover: The Case of UK, Germany and France”, 1997, Institute of European Finance, University of Wales, Bangor, Research Paper Series 97/6.

13        “The determinants for the survival of firms in the Athens Exchange”, 2008, Bank of Greece, Economic Bulletin, 31, 7-34. (with D. Lalountas and C. Siriopoulos)

14        “The efficiency of the Greek banking system and its determinants”, 2008, Bank of Greece, Economic Bulletin, 30, 7-32. (with S. Brissimis and M. Delis) 

15        “External financing, growth and capital structure of the firms listed on the Athens Exchange”, 2006, Bank of Greece, Economic Bulletin, 26, p. 67-90. (with P. Athanasoglou and C. Siriopoulos)

16        ‘The announcement effect of M&A’s on the stock prices of Greek banks’, 2005, Bank of Greece, Economic Bulletin, 24, p. 29-48. (with P. Athanasoglou and E. Georgiou)

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