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Elias Papaioannou

Professor of Economics


PhD (London), MPA (Columbia), LLB Bachelor’s in Law

Professor Elias Papaioannou’s focuses his research on international finance; political economy; applied econometrics; macro aspects of regulation; law and finance; and growth and development. His research has been recognised with the inaugural 2013 European Investment Bank Young Economist Award; the European Economic Association’s Young Economist Award, 2005; and the Royal Economic Association’s Austin Robinson Memorial Prize, 2008.

He is also a research affiliate of the CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research) and the NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research), the leading research institutes in Europe and the United States, respectively.

After the completion of his doctorate in 2005, he worked for two years at the Financial Research Division of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany. From 2007 to 2012, he served as Assistant Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College (NH, USA). Between 2010 and 2012 he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Economics Department of Harvard University (MA, USA).

He has published in many leading peer-refereed journals, such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, Econometrica, The Economic Journal, The Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Development Economics, The Journal of the European Economic Association and The Journal of International Economics, among others. His work has also appeared in numerous edited book volumes.

Professor Papaioannou consults regularly with international organisations, major investment banks, hedge funds, and institutional investors on macroeconomic developments in the EU and Greece.

  • Business Government and Society, SUM15

  • World Economy, AUT14, Dubai, SPR15, SUM15

  • Emerging Markets, SPR15

  • Nobel Thinking, SUM15

Research Interests

  • Political economy
  • Economics of growth and development
  • International finance
  • African development
  • European integration