Theodoros Stamatopoulos

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Faculty Members

Professor in Economics





  • Ph.D. in International Economics, University of Piraeus, Greece (1999).
  • DEA Economie et Finances Internationales (MA in International Economics and Finance), Centre de Recherche en Développement Economique et Finance Internationales (GREQAM/DEFI), Aix-Marseille University, Aix-Marseille, France (1987).
  • B.A. in Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business (1985).

Research Interests:

International Economics and Policy, Political Economy, Applied Economics and Econometrics, Maritime Economics, Philosophy in Economics.

Selective publications:

  • Kyriakopoulos, D., J. Yfantopoulos and T. V. Stamatopoulos (2022). Social Security Payments and Financialization: Lessons from the Greek Case. Journal of Risk and Financial Management. 15(12), 615. DOI: 10.3390/jrfm15120615.
  • Stamatopoulos, T. V. (2022). Cash Holdings in the Global Hotel Industry: Do Managers Act with Bounded Rationality when they cannot Find Optimal Solutions? Contemporary Economics, pp. 443-459. DOI: 10.5709/ce.1897-9254.493.
  • Filippakis, N. and T. V. Stamatopoulos (2021). Public Debt and Economic Growth: A Review of Contemporary Literature. South-Eastern Europe Journal of Economics, 19(1): 33-50.
  • Stamatopoulos, T. V., S.Arvanitis, and D.Terzakis (2016). The risk of the sovereign debt default: the Eurozone crisis 2008-2013. Applied Economics, 49 (38): 3782-3796.
  • Thalassinos, E. I., T. V. Stamatopoulos and P. E. Thalassinos (2015). The European Sovereign Debt Crisis and the Role of Credit Swaps.  Chapter book in The WSPC Handbook of Futures Markets (eds) A.G.Malliaris and W.T.Ziemba, in memory of Late Merton H. Miller (Nobel 1990) World Scientific Handbook in Financial Economic Series Vol. 5, Chapter 20, pp. 605-639. ISBN: 978-981-4566-91-9, (DOI: 10.1142/9789814566926_0020).

Current position:

  • Professor in Economics, Department of Accounting & Finance, University of West Attica, Athens, Greece.
  • Co-Editor International Journal of Economics and Business Administration
  • Co-Editor International Journal of Finance, Insurance and Risk Management
  • Guest Editor Journal of Risk and Financial Management, Special Issue “The Financialization Paradigm: Trends and Prospects”

Past appointments:

  • Professor, Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU), Crete, Greece.
  • Deputy Dean of the School of Management and Economics, HMU.
  • Founder and Director, MSc in Accounting and Auditing, Dept. of Accounting, School of Management and Economics, HMU.
  • Associate Researcher, Centre de Recherche en Développement Economique et Finance Internationale, DEFI/GREQAM, Aix Marseille University, France.
  • Chief Financial Officer, EδEKT S.A.
  • Chief Dealer, OTE-Foreign Exchange Bureau S.A.

For a full CV click here.