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Dr Vasileios Pappas
Director of Studies for the Department of Finance and Investment
Dr Vasileios Pappas is a Senior Lecturer in Finance and Director of Studies for the BSc in Finance and Investment at Kent Business School, University of Kent. Vasileios holds a BSc in Economics (University of Piraeus), an MSc in Money, Banking & Finance and a PhD in Economics (both from Lancaster University).
Empirical banking: My research here investigates financial, accounting and corporate governance differences of alternative/ethical bank types (e.g., community, Islamic, green banks). A large part of this is focused on efficiency, productivity, liquidity creation, financial stability (credit, liquidity, market risk) modelling and forecasting, and audit practices.
Financial economics. I focus on financial contagion, event study analyses, price clustering/stock price manipulation and behavioural finance literature.
Financial econometrics. I investigate the forecasting performance of realised volatility models and ways of enhancement, as well as the impact of (co-)jumps on forecasting accuracy.
Vasileios teaches Banking, Financial Econometrics and Risk Management in the Finance & Investment programme.
Vasileios welcomes any PhD application in the field of empirical banking with a focus on regulation, efficiency, liquidity creation and financial risk.
Athina Petropoulou (Post-doctoral Research Fellow at SOAS University of London); Elmira Partovi (Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, UWE Bristol); Sherrihan Radi (Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Warwick).
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy