Dr Ioannis Litsios
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Dr Ioannis Litsios

Lecturer in Finance and Economics

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

Biography

Biography

    Office Hours: Tuesday 12:00-14:00
    Ioannis obtained his PhD at the University of Essex (UK). He has held a number of academic appointments including, Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer) at the University of Macedonia, Greece (Department of Economics), Lecturer in economics at the University of Essex (Department of Economics), Lecturer in Economics at the University of Bradford (Department of Economics and School of Management), and Lecturer of Economics at the University of Plymouth (Business School). His research investigates contemporary policy-oriented issues associated with current account imbalances in monetary unions, exchange rate determination and dynamic open economy macroeconomics. Ioannis is an A. Editor for the International Journal of Finance and 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 
ECN5001 Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECN5/6004 Financial Markets and Decision Making
ECN5/6006 International Trade & International Finance 
ACF 6004 Financial Modelling.

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

• Catania M., Litsios I., Baimbridge M.‘Forms of fiscal governance in Euro Area – what role for the delegation approach?’ Scottish Journal of Political Economy (under review).

• Litsios I., Pilbeam K., ‘Explaining and correcting trade imbalances between the Northern and Southern Eurozone: an empirical investigation. International Journal of Finance and Economics 2022 (Forthcoming)

• Raymond A., Litsios I., Baimbridge M. ‘ECOWAS Single Currency: Prospective Effects on Trade’, Journal of International Money and Finance, 2022.
(https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jimonfin.2022.102651)

• Catania M., Litsios I., Baimbridge M., ‘Legislative budgetary power and fiscal discipline in the euro area’ Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management, 2021.

• Boonman T., Litsios I., Pilbeam K., Pouliot W. ‘Modelling the Trade Balance between the Northern and Southern Eurozone Using an Intertemporal Approach’, Journal of International Money & Finance, 2021.

• Litsios I., Pilbeam K., Asteriou D., DSGE modelling for the UK Economy, 1974-2017, Bulletin of Economic Research, 2020; 1-29 (https://doi.org/10.1111/boer.12255)

• 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.2018.12.005.

• 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 (City University ARQM):

• 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).

• Litsios I., Pilbeam K., The Role of National Debts in the Determination of the Yen-Dollar Exchange Rate; Discussion Paper No. 18/01, City, University of London, Department of Economics (3* 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.

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.

Additional information

Office Hours Semester 1; Tuesday 12:00-14:00.