Dr ALEXAKIS Christos

Associate Professor

Department : Finance and Accounting

Nationalities :

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Teaching

  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Financial Analysis
  • Commercial & Investment Banking
  • Portfolio Theory
  • Banking

Teaching at undergraduate level

  • Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Piraeus, (2011-today)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Piraeus, (2005-2011)
  • Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Athens, (1999–2005)
  • Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Leeds, (1989-1990)
  • Lecturer, Department of Economics, Bradford University, (1990-1991)
  • Tutor, Department of Economics, University of York, (1989-1990)

Teaching in Graduate Level

  • Postgraduate Program Banking and Finance, International Hellenic University (English) (2004 – today)
  • Postgraduate Programme Economic and Business Strategy, Department of Economics, University of Piraeus (2004 – today)
  • Postgraduate Programme Health Economics, Department of Economics, University of Piraeus, (2004 – today)
  • Postgraduate Programme Banking, Hellenic Open University, (2004-today)
  • Graduate Programme Health Economics, Department of Economics, University of Athens, (2002-2006)
  • Graduate Programme Mathematic Modeling in Economics, Athens Polytechnic, (2004 -2006)

Work Experience

Academic

  • Associate professor, Finance & Accounting Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (August 2005 – Present)
  • Associate Professor, University of Piraeus (June, 2005 – August, 2015), Piraeus, Greece
  • Lecturer, University of Athens (January, 1999 – May, 2005), Athens, Greece

Non-Academic

  • CEO, Invest in Greece SA (April, 2010 – September, 2011), Athens, Greece
  • CEO, Marfin Financial Group (January, 1999 – January, 2005), Athens, Greece

Research Interests

  • Asset Pricing
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Islamic Finance
  • Health Economics
  • Tourism Economics

Academic Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Department of Economics, University of York, U.K. (1992)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.), Department of Economics, University of York, U.K. (1988)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Department of Economics, University of Piraeus, Greece

Service

Service to the profession

Referee in Academic Journals – Member in Editorial Boards

  • Referee for the Academic Journals: Journal of Banking and Finance, Applied Financial Economics, Empirical Economics, Multinational Finance Journal, Managerial Finance, European Research Studies, Spoudai. Member of the Editorial Boards: Journal of Money Investment and Banking και The Review of Financial and Accounting Studies. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

Membership in Scientific Organisations

  • Member of European Finance Association, Member of Eastern Finance Association,
    Member of Multinational Finance Society, Member of European Accounting Association, Member of Atlantic Economic Society

Ph. D Supervising

  • Successful supervision of three Ph.D theses. Supervision of more than one hundred M.Sc dissertations.

Honours/Awards

  • Honourary Degree in Maritime Economics, Greek Chamber of Maritime Affairs (1987)
  • Ellis Hunter Scholarship, University of York (1989-1992)

Intellectual contributions

Refereed Articles Discipline-Based Scholarship

Do Cointegrated Commodities Bubble Together? The Case of Hog, Corn, and Soybean

Authors:Alexakis, Christos , Guillaume Bagnarosa, and Michael Dowling Published in:Finance Research Letters Date:(2017): (in press)

Evaluation of the Applicability of Statistical Arbitrage Strategies on Banks' Equities

Authors:Alexakis, Christos A Published in:Journal of Emerging Market Finance Date:(2017): (in press)

Hidden cointegration reveals hidden values in Islamic investments

Authors:Alexakis, Christos A Published in:Institutions & Money Date:2017

Performance persistence in fixed interest funds: with an eye on the post debt crisis period

Authors:A. Dasilas and C. Grose Published in:Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money Date:2014

Asymmetric dynamic relations between stock prices and mutual fund units in Japan. An application of hidden cointegration technique

Authors:A. Dasilas and C. Grose, International Review of Financial Analysis, vol. 28, 1-8. ABDC List A, ABS List 3. (2013) Published in:International Review of Financial Analysis, vol. 28, 1-8. ABDC List A, ABS List 3. (2013) Date:2013

Financial Crisis, Ownership Effect and Investors Sentiment. Empirical Evidence from the Banking Sector in Greece

Published in:European Research Studies, issue 3. 3-18. (2011) Date:2011

Long-run Relations among Equity Indices under Different Market Conditions: Implications on the Implementation of Statistical Arbitrage Strategies

Published in:Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Vol. 20, I 14, 389-403. ABDC List A, ABS List 3. (2011) Date:2011

Predictability of stock returns using financial statement information: evidence on the semistrong efficiency of emerging Greek stock market

Authors:Patra and Sunil Poshakwale Published in:Applied Financial Economics Date:2010

Is Moderate Market Performance in the U.S. a Sufficient Condition for Abnormal Returns on CEFs?

Published in:Mavrakis, International Advances in Economic Research, Vol. 16 (1), 80-95. ABDC List C. (2010) Date:2010

Islamic finance: regulatory framework – challenges lying ahead

Authors:A. Tsikoura Published in:International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management Date:2009

Empirical Tests on the Stock Price Behavior of Privatized Enterprises in Greece

Authors:M. Xanthaki and M. Kolomitsini, Published in:Journal of Money Investment and Banking, Issue 6, 2008, 5-16. (2008) Date:2008

Stock Markets’ Linkages: An Empirical Investigation for Long-term International Diversification Benefits

Authors:E. Mavraki, Published in:International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 21, 163-178. ABDC List C, Date:2008

Market Efficiency and Company Size. Empirical Evidence from the Athens Stock Exchange

Published in:European Journal of Economics Finance and Administrative Studies Date:2008

Investigating the effects of market microstructure on stock price formation and volatility: evidence from the Athens Stock Exchange

Authors:D. Balios Published in:Applied Financial Economics Letters, 2008, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 225-231. ABDC List C. (2008) Date:2008

A Dynamic Approach for the Evaluation of Portfolio Performance Under Risk Conditions

Authors:D. Balios and S. Stavraki Published in:Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 2007, Vol. 4, Issue 4, 16-24. ABDC List C, ABS List 1. (2007) Date:2007

An Empirical Investigation of the Stock Price Dynamics Between Athens, Istanbul and London

Authors:J. Paleolaiologo Published in:J. Paleolaiologo, Rivista Interantionale, 2007, Vol. LX, No 3, 293-304. (2007) Date:2007

An Empirical Investigation of the Visible Effects of Corporate Governance: The Case of Greece

Authors:E. Xanthaki, D. Balio and G. Papageli Published in:Managerial Finance, 2006, Vol. 32, Issue 8, 673-684. ABDC List B, ABS List 1. (2006) Date:2006

The dynamics Between Stock Returns and Mutual Fund Flows. Empirical Evidence from the Greek Market

Authors:N. Niarcho, T. Patra and S. Poshakwale Published in:International Review of Financial Analysis, 2005, 14(5), 559-569. ABDC List A, ABS List 3. (2005) Date:2005

Market Trend, Company Size and Microstructure Characteristics of Intraday Price Formations

Authors:e. Xanthaki Published in:European Research Studies, 2003, Vol. VI, Issue 1-2, 81-96. (2003) Date:2003

Intraday Stock Market Patterns in the Greek Stock Exchange

Authors:N. Niarcho Published in:Applied Financial Economics, 2003, Vol. 13, Issue 1, 13-22. ABDC List B, ABS List 1. (2003) Date:2003

The long Term Dynamics of the European Stock Exchanges: Leaders and Followers

Authors:N. Niarcho Published in:European Research Studies, 2000, Vol. III, Issue 1-2, 57-66. (2000) Date:2000

A Granger - Causality Analysis of the Public Deficit Money Supply Relationship: Some Evidence from Greece

Authors:I. PAnagopoulo and A. Spilioti Published in:SPOUDAI, 2000, Vol. 50, No 3-4, 3-18. (2000) Date:2000

The Predictive Power of Macroeconomic Variables on Stock Market Returns. The Case of the Athens Stock Exchange

Authors:N. Niarcho Published in:SPOUDAI, 2000, Vol. 50, No 1-2, 74-86. (2000 Date:2000

Stock Market Prices Causality and Efficiency. Evidence from the Athens Stock Exchange

Authors:N. Niarcho Published in:Applied Financial Economics, 1998, Vol. 8, Issue 2, 167-174. ABDC List B, ABS List 1. (1998) Date:1998

Refereed Proceedings Discipline-Based Scholarship

Long-Run Asymmetric Relationships between Islamic and Conventional Equity Indices

Published in:4thConference of the European Asian Economics, Finance &Accounting and Econometric Association Date:2014

Asymmetries of Stock Price Dynamics in U.K. An Application of Hidden Co-Integration Technique

Published in:The 73rd International Atlantic Economic Conference Date:2012

Stock Prices, Net Asset Values and Investors’ Sentiment

Published in:The 67th International Atlantic Economic Conference Date:2009

An Empirical Investigation of the Links between South-East Mediterranean Sea Stock Market

Published in:Yasar University Economics Conference Date:2006

Empirical Tests of the Stock Price Behavior of Privatized Enterprises in Greece”

Published in:Multinational Finance Society Date:2004

Books, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals Book (in Greek)

Islamic Banking and Finance

Authors:A. Tsikouras Date:2010

Behavioral Finance. An Introduction

Published in:E. Xantaki, Prologue by N. Barberis, Yale University (2008) Date:2008

Financial Accounting

Authors:N. Niarchos and N. Iriotis Date:2006

Corporate Finance

Authors:E. Xanthakis Date:2006

Stock Market Economics

Date:2003

Capital Markets and Stock Market Investments

Published in:Greek Open University Date:2000

Brealey, Myers and, Allen, “Corporate Finance”, McGrawHill. (Greek Edition), Chief Editor

Authors:Brealey, Myers and, Allen Published in:McGrawHill. (Greek Edition), Chief Editor Date:2013