Dr Stefanos Ioannou

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Oxford Brookes Business School

Stefanos Ioannou


Dr. Stefanos Ioannou completed his PhD in Economics at University of Leeds in 2016 under the supervision of Prof. Gary Dymski and Prof. Malcolm Sawyer. Prior to his doctoral studies he completed an MPhil in Economics at the University of Athens (2012) and an MSc in Finance at Newcastle University (2009). His main research interests are macroeconomics, political economy, 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 also involved in a large interdisciplinary research project, led by University of Oxford (ERC project; Cities in Global Financial Networks: Finance and Development in the 21st Century; principal investigator: Prof. Dariusz Wójcik). The project focuses on post-crisis changes of the global financial sector and centres, the impact of finance on development, and the role of financial technology. At Oxford Brookes Business School he leads a number of modules, covering finance and development, international trade, economic policy and international labour markets. Previously, he has lectured at University College Cork, teaching advanced macroeconomics and finance.

Teaching and supervision

Modules taught

Module Leader for:

  • International Labour Markets
  • International Trade
  • Finance and Development
  • Economic Policy



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