Dr Thanos Andrikopoulos

Dr Thanos Andrikopoulos

Lecturer in Finance & Programme Director BSc Financial Management at University of Hull

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • Hull University Business School

Qualifications

  • BSc
  • MA
  • MSc
  • PhD

Summary

I am a Lecturer in Finance and programme director BSc Financial Management at University of Hull. I have previously worked as an economic analyst at the Directorate for Macroeconomic Analysis & Forecasting (Hellenic Ministry of Finance). I was also a Teaching fellow in the Dept. of Economics University of Birmingham; teaching across a number of courses. I graduated top of my class during both my undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the Dept. of Economics of Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). After finishing my postgraduate studies I started conducting my research under the supervision of Professor Tsionas and Professor Tarantilis at an MSc. and a PhD level. I completed my PhD, with distinction, in Financial Economics at Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) under a scholarship from the Greek State Scholarship Foundation and other institutions.

My research interests are in the areas of financial economics, banking, applied econometrics, alternative investments and industrial organization.

My research has been published in academic journals such as the European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, Annals of Operations Research, International Review of Financial Analysis, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Economics Letters, Research in International Business and Finance and Finance Research Letters.

Undergraduate

Quantitative Methods in Accounting and Finance, International Finance & Investments; Financial Markets ; Portfolio Management; Risk Management; Microeconomics of Banking; Economics of Financial Markets; Econometrics; Economics of Corporate Finance; Corporate Finance; Banking & Finance; Statistics

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Is there still a weather anomaly" An investigation of stock and foreign exchange markets

Andrikopoulos, A., Wang, C., & Zheng, M. (2019). Is there still a weather anomaly? An investigation of stock and foreign exchange markets. Finance research letters, 30, 51-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2019.03.026

Determinants of hedge fund performance during ‘good’ and ‘bad’ economic periods

Stafylas, D., & Andrikopoulos, A. (2020). Determinants of hedge fund performance during ‘good’ and ‘bad’ economic periods. Research in international business and finance, 52, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2019.101130

Testing moderation effects using non-parametric regressions

George Assaf, A., Tsionas, M. G., & Andrikopoulos, A. (2020). Testing moderation effects using non-parametric regressions. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 86, 102441. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2019.102441

Exchange-rate exposure and Brexit: The case of FTSE, DAX and IBEX

Andrikopoulos, A., Dassiou, X., & Zheng, M. (2020). Exchange-rate exposure and Brexit: The case of FTSE, DAX and IBEX. International review of financial analysis, 68, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2019.101437

Quantile stochastic frontier models with endogeneity

Tsionas, M. G., Assaf, A. G., & Andrikopoulos, A. C. (2020). Quantile stochastic frontier models with endogeneity. Economics letters, 188, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2020.108964

Research interests

My research interests include:

Financial economics

Banking

Alternative investments

Financial Markets

Industrial organization

Postgraduate supervision

I welcome applications relating to financial markets, banking, industrial organisation and finance and alternative investments.

Completed PhDs -

Ahmed H, Corporate Hedging, Firm Risk, Value, and Performance: Evidence from UK Firms.

Al Ismaili, A. Risk exposure and performance in the banking sector: a comparative investigation of Islamic, hybrid, and conventional banks.

External examiner role

External Examiner

2019 - 2023

University of York

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

2017

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

2020