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Andreas Tsopanakis

Dr Andreas Tsopanakis

Lecturer in Finance

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Andreas is a lecturer in finance at Salford Business School. He is a financial economist, with particular research interest in financial stability and systemic risk issues. He completed his PhD at the University of Glasgow, Adam Smith Business School. Prior to Salford, he has worked at a number of institutions, including the University of Glasgow, University of Bradford, University of Athens and IST College/University of Hertfordshire.


Risk, Regulation and Compliance (Postgraduate)

Bank Management (Postgraduate)

Principles of Economics (Undergraduate)

International Financial Management (Postgraduate)


Research Interests

  • Systemic Risk
  • Financial Stability     
  • Early Warning Systems of Financial Crises
  • International Macro - Finance

PhD Supervision

I am currently supervising doctoral students on the following topics: Financial Markets risk and volatility spillovers. I would be interested in supervising future doctoral students in the general areas of: international finance, systemic risk and financial/banking stability issues, macro-finance, crisis transmission and global markets interlinkages.  

Qualifications and Memberships

  • PhD (University of Glasgow)
  • MPhil Economics (University of Athens)
  • MSc International Economics, Banking and Finance (Cardiff University)
  • BA Economics (Athens University of Economics and Business)
  • Member: American Finance Association
  • Member: European Finance Association
  • Member: European Economic Association
  • Fellow: Euro-Area Business Cycle Network


MacDonald, R & Sogiakas, V & Tsopanakis, A (2015), “An investigation of systemic stress and interdependencies within the Eurozone and Euro Area countries”, Economic Modelling, 48, pp:  52-69

Magkonis G and Tsopanakis A, (2014), "Exploring the effects of financial and fiscal vulnerabilities on G7 economies: Evidence from SVAR analysis", Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 32,pp 343-367

Magkonis G. and A. Tsopanakis, (2013), “Real interest rate parity in OECD countries: New evidence from time series and panel cointegration techniques”, Applied Economics Letters, Vo. 20(5), pp: 476-479