Athanasios (Thanos) Andrikopoulos

Dr Athanasios (Thanos) Andrikopoulos

Lecturer in Finance/ Programme Director, BSc Financial Management

Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

01482 463310

Thanos Andrikopoulos is a lecturer in finance and Programme Director for BSc Financial Management at Hull University Business School.

He joined the University of Hull in September 2014 and previously worked as an economic analyst at the Directorate for Macroeconomic Analysis and Forecasting (Hellenic Ministry of Finance).

He has also worked in the Department of Economics at the University of Birmingham, teaching across a variety of courses.

Thanos graduated top of his class during both his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB).

He conducted his postgraduate and doctoral research under the supervision of Professor Tsionas and Professor Tarantilis.


Research Interests

  • Financial economics

  • Banking

  • Applied econometrics

  • Industrial organisation

Research groups

  • Associate Fellow, CRETA, Department of Economics, University of Warwick

  • Research Fellow, Management Science Laboratory, Athens University of Economics and Business


Andrikopoulos A and Dassiou X, Market Structure and Exchange Rate Exposure: The Case of Consumable Goods (Report No. 16/12), Department of Economics, City, University of London (2016)

Andrikopoulos A, Karapappas A and Duygun M, 'Distressed Banks and Financial Stability: Evidence from Developing and Emerging Markets', IFABS 2016 Conference, Brunei Darussalam (2016)

Andrikopoulos A and Markellos R N, 'Dynamic Interaction between Markets for Leasing and Selling Automobiles', Journal of Banking and Finance 50, pp 260-270 (2015)

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Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Financial Markets

  • Portfolio Management

  • Risk Management

  • International Finance and Investments

Research PhDs

Dr Andrikopoulos welcomes applications relating to financial markets, banking, industrial organisation and finance and alternative investments.

Completed PhDs

  • Dr Hany Ahmed (joint supervision)

Current PhD supervisions 

  • Mr Aggelos Karapappas (joint supervision)

  • Mr Al Ismail Abdulrahman (joint supervision)

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • PhD in Financial Economics with distinction, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)

  • MSc in Economics with distinction, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)

  • BSc in Economics, first class, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)

External roles

  • Member of Western Finance Association

  • Member of American Finance Association

  • Member of European Finance Association

  • Member of Royal Economic Society

Awards and accolades

  • State Scholarships Foundation (IKY), Greece, Graduate Scholarship (1st Place in National Exams)

  • Academic Prize, Sepentzis Foundation. Awarded to first graduate in each specialization of MSc in Economics, Econ/AUEB

  • State Scholarships Foundation (IKY), Greece, Undergraduate Scholarship for Exceptional Performance

Professional highlights

Press articles


  • International Journal of Behavioral Accounting and Finance