Dr Stefanos Ioannou


Senior Lecturer in Economics

Oxford Brookes Business School

Stefanos Ioannou


Stefanos Ioannou completed his PhD in Economics at University of Leeds in 2016, while previously he studied at Newcastle University and University of Athens. His main research interests are macroeconomics, banking and finance, and economic geography. Stefanos has published in a variety of peer-reviewed academic journals, including amongst others, Economic Geography; Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money; Urban Studies; and Review of Political Economy. He is member of the Post-Keynesian Economics Society and the Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo). At Oxford Brookes University he leads a number of modules on finance and development, international trade and international labour markets. He is also academic mentor to undergraduate students and a first aider. Prior to his employment at Oxford Brookes he worked at University of Oxford, for the interdisciplinary research project “Cities in Global Financial Networks: Finance and Development in the 21st Century”. Previously he lectured at University College Cork, where he taught advanced macroeconomics and finance.

Teaching and supervision

Modules taught

  • Finance and Development
  • International Trade
  • International Labour Markets


Projects as Principal Investigator, or Lead Academic if project is led by another Institution

  • Small business lending in small island communities (01/06/2023 - 05/01/2025), funded by: British Academy, funding amount received by Brookes: £9,135


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