Dr Ioannis Litsios
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Dr Ioannis Litsios

Lecturer in Economics

Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Biography

Biography

  • 2009-2012 University of Essex Department of Economics; Lecturer in Economics
  • 2012-2017 University of Bradford, School of Management (A.F.E Group); Lecturer in Economics
  • 2017-Present, University of Plymouth, Plymouth Business School; Lecturer in Economics  

Qualifications

  • B.A Accounting Finance & Economics (University of Essex, UK)
  • M.A Finance and Investment (University of Exeter, UK)
  • PhD Economics (University of Essex, UK)
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

STO312: Business Management
ECN3017 International Economics 
ECN3013-A/ECN3013-B International Trade & International Finance
ECN2011 Financial Economics 
ECN 1001PP: Introduction to Business and Financial Economics 

Teaching Interests: International Finance; Macroeconomics; Financial Markets & Institutions.

Research

Research

Research interests

  • Dynamic Macroeconomics
  • International Finance

Other research

PhD Supervision to completion

  • Raymond Adu: Estimating equilibrium real exchange rate and misalignments in West Africa Monetary Zone (WAMZ).
  • Moira Catania: Budget institutions in the Euro Area countries: focusing upon legislative budgeting and implications for fiscal discipline and Malta’s budget institutions reforms following the Great Crisis.

Publications

Publications

Journals

RESEARCH
Most Significant Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals – ABS listed Journals

• Litsios I., Pilbeam K., Asteriou D., DSGE modelling for the UK Economy, 1974-2017, Bulletin of Economic Research, (2020 forthcoming).

• Raymond A., Litsios I., Baimbridge M.,‘Currency union and intraregional trade in ECOWAS: lessons for the future’, Journal of International Money and Finance, (under review).

• Raymond A., Litsios I., Baimbridge M Real Exchange Rate and Asymmetric Shocks in the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ), Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 2018, doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2019.12.005.

• Litsios I., Pilbeam K., The Role of National Debts in the Determination of the Yen-Dollar Exchange Rate, Economic Inquiry 2018, Econ Inq. doi:10.1111/ecin.12735. 

• Litsios I., Pilbeam K., The Long Run Determination of the Real Exchange Rate: Evidence from an Intertemporal Modelling Framework using the dollar-pound Exchange Rate, Open Economies Review 2017, vol. 28, issue 5, 1011-1028. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11079-017-9467-7 

• Litsios I., Pilbeam K., An Empirical Analysis of the Nexus Between Investment, Fiscal Balances and Current Account Balances in Greece, Portugal and Spain: Economic Modelling 2017; 63; 143-152 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2017.02.003.
• Litsios I., 2014. The Exchange Rate Determination and Equity Prices: Evidence from the U.K: The Journal of Economic Asymmetries (Elsevier) 2014; 10; 115-128.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1703494914000036

Discussion Paper Series
• Litsios I., Pilbeam K., The Long Run Determination of the Real Exchange Rate: Evidence from an Intertemporal Modelling Framework using the dollar-pound Exchange Rate, 2016; Discussion Paper No. 15/19, City, University of London, Department of Economics (3* rating at the City, University of London most recent ARQM).

• Litsios I., Pilbeam K. An Empirical Analysis of the Nexus between Investment, Fiscal Balances and Current Account Balances in Greece, Portugal and Spain 2016 ; Discussion Paper No. 15/18, City, University of London, Department of Economics (2* rating at the City, University of London most recent ARQM). 

Books:
• Baimbridge M., Litsios I., Jackson K., Lee. U., 2017). The Segmentation of Europe: Convergence or Divergence between Core and Periphery? Palgrave Macmillan.
• Litsios I., 2011. Neoclassical and Keynesian Dynamics for a Small Open Economy: Theory and Evidence, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011.

Papers in Progress:

• Revising the Twin Deficit Hypothesis for Eurozone South Periphery.

• UK-USA Commodity Trade and the J-Curve. (with Prof. K.Pilbeam and DR T. Boonman).

• The determination of the nominal effective exchange rate: Empirical evidence on the relevance of monetary models (with Prof. J. Beckmann and Prof. K.Pilbeam).

• Trade Balance Adjustments and real Exchange Rate Misalignments: Evidence from the Eurozone South Periphery (with Dr. D.Asteriou and Prof. K. Plibeam).

• The Composition of Energy Production and the Determination of the Price of Fossils and Renewables: A Dynamic Model for the U.K. (with Dr. M. Tovar).



Personal

Personal

Conferences organised

2018 17th EuropeanEconomics and Finance Society Conference (EEFS), London. 

Paper presented:Trade BalanceAdjustments and real Exchange Rate Misalignments: Evidence from the EurozoneSouth Periphery

Paper presented: The determination of the current account in theEurozone periphery: Evidence from a portfolio balance approach

2017 16th European Economics and Finance Society Conference (EEFS), Ljubljana (22/06/17-25/06/17). Paper presented: The long-run determination of the nominal exchange rate in the presence of fiscal deficits: evidence from an intertemporal-modelling framework using the yen-dollar exchange rate.

2016 15th European Economics and Finance Society Conference (EEFS), Amsterdam. Paper presented: An Empirical Analysis of the Nexus between Investment, Fiscal Balances and Current Account Balances in Greece, Portugal and Spain Chair: Investment and productivity session 

2014 Centre of Planning and Economic Research & Aristotle University of Thessaloniki13th European Economics and Finance Society Conference (EEFS).Paper presented: The Long Run Determination of the Real Exchange Rate: Evidence from an Intertemporal Modelling Framework using the dollar-pound Exchange Rate

2013 Frontiers in Macroeconomics workshop UCL cemmap and Bank of England 

2013 University Duisburg Essen 12th Annual European Economics and Finance Society Conference (EEFS).Paper presented: The Exchange Rate Determination and Equity Prices: Evidence from the U.K 

2011 Queen Mary University of London Winter School: Bayesian Methods for Empirical Macroeconomics.

 2009 University of Warsaw-Faculty of Economic Sciences 8th Annual EEFS Conference with theme ''Current Challenges in the Global Economy: Prospects and Policy Reforms''.Paper presented: Neoclassical and Keynesian dynamics for a small open economy with wage stickiness: an empirical analysis. 

2008 University of Cambridge Macroeconomics and Financial Linkages: Theory and Practice: Discussant.

2005-2009 University of Essex Research Strategy Seminars (RSS).

  • 1999 European Stock Exchange Tour Visit and seminar in Frankfurt’s and Paris’s Stock Exchange, and in the European commission.

1992 European Seminar Business Administration, Marketing, Management, Public Relationships and Psychology. Organized by Express system.

Other academic activities

Journal Refereeing
• Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organisation (Elsevier)
• Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (Elsevier).
• Economic Modelling (Elsevier)
• International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance (Inder Science) •
• Review of Economic Analysis

Book Publishers
Reviewer for Oxford University Press.