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
- 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
Ioannou S, Wójcik D, 'Income Inequality, Finance, and Space: A Cross-Country Analysis'
Global Perspectives 4 (1) (2023)
ISSN: 2575-7350 eISSN: 2575-7350Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Ioannou S, 'Regional and municipal debt in the Eurozone: a cross-country analysis'
Regional Studies 57 (1) (2022) pp.97-111
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 87 (2021) pp.5425-5434
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