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
Module Leader for:
- International Labour Markets
- International Trade
- Finance and Development
- Economic Policy
Centres and institutes
Ioannou S, 'Regional and municipal debt in the Eurozone: a cross-country analysis'
Regional Studies online first (2022)
ISSN: 0034-3404 eISSN: 1360-0591Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Urban Michael A., Pažitka Vladímir, Ioannou Stefanos, Wójcik Dariusz, 'The Financial Geography of Resilience: A Case Study of Goldman Sachs'
Annals of the American Association of Geographers 112 (6) (2022) pp.1593-1613
ISSN: 2469-4452 eISSN: 2469-4460Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Ioannou Stefanos, Wójcik Dariusz, 'The limits to FinTech unveiled by the financial geography of Latin America'
Geoforum 128 (2022) pp.57-67
ISSN: 0016-7185Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Ioannou S, Wójcik D, 'Was Adam Smith an economic geographer?'
GeoJournal Online first (2021)
ISSN: 0343-2521 eISSN: 1572-9893Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Ioannou S, Wojcik D, 'Finance, Globalization, and Urban Primacy'
Economic Geography 97 (1) (2021) pp.34-65
ISSN: 0013-0095 eISSN: 1944-8287Abstract Published here
Ioannou S, Wojcik D, Pazitka V, 'Financial centre bias in sub-sovereign credit ratings'
Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 70 (2021)
ISSN: 1042-4431 eISSN: 1873-0612Abstract Published here
Ioannou S, Wojcik D, 'Finance and growth nexus: An international analysis across cities'
Urban Studies 58 (1) (2021) pp.223-242
ISSN: 0042-0980 eISSN: 1360-063XAbstract Published here
Wojcik D, Ioannou S, 'COVID-19 and Finance: Market Developments So Far and Potential Impacts on the Financial Sector and Centres'
Journal of Economic and Human Geography 111 (3) (2020) pp.387-400
ISSN: 0040-747X eISSN: 1467-9663Abstract Published here
Ioannou S, Wójcik D, Dymski G, 'Too-Big-To-Fail: Why Megabanks Have Not Become Smaller Since the Global Financial Crisis?'
Review of Political Economy 31 (3) (2019) pp.356-381
ISSN: 0953-8259 eISSN: 1465-3982Abstract Published here
Ioannou S, Wojcik D, 'On financialization and its future'
Environment and Planning A 51 (1) (2019) pp.263-271
ISSN: 0308-518X eISSN: 1472-3409Abstract Published here
Ioannou S, Mattos O, 'Taking a leap towards a real world macroeconomics teaching'
International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education 9 (4) (2018)
ISSN: 1757-5648 eISSN: 1757-5656Abstract Published here
Ioannou S, 'Sovereign ratings, macroeconomic dynamics, and fiscal policy. Interactions within a stock flow consistent framework'
Metroeconomica 69 (1) (2018) pp.151-177
ISSN: 0026-1386 eISSN: 1467-999XAbstract Published here
Ioannou S, 'Credit Rating Downgrades and Sudden Stops of Capital Flows in the Eurozone'
Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy 8 (3) (2017)
ISSN: 1793-9933 eISSN: 1793-9941Abstract Published here