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Dr Konstantinos Baltas

Lecturer
EBS - Finance
Dr Konstantinos Baltas
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 876583

  • Location

    EBS.3.126e, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911

Profile

Biography

I am an applied econometrician with an interest in the fields of Banking, Financial Economics, Macro prudential policy and Financial Intermediation. My current and on-going research lies in the area of financial stability, financial management, efficiency, and productivity analysis with specific interest in the following areas: regulation (Basel III), competition, monetary policy, M&As, systemic risk, Foreign Direct Investment and Microfinance . I welcome inquiries from potential PhD students.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Economics & Finance London School of Economics and Political Science,

  • M.Phil. in Economics & Finance School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London,

  • M.Sc. in Applied Economics & Finance Department of Economics; Athens University of Economics and Business,

  • B.Sc. in Economics Department of Economics; National University of Athens,

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Lecturer in Banking and Finance & Director of Study Abroad Studies, Finance Group, Essex Business School, University of Essex (1/8/2016 - present)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Financial Economics

Open to supervise

Applied Econometrics

Open to supervise

Financial Intermediation

Open to supervise

Empirical Finance

Open to supervise

Banking

Banking

Open to supervise

Financial Stability

Open to supervise

Current research

A multi-level bank systemic Risk model in a Dynamic Network Framework., with Thanassis Andrikopoulos, Efthymios Tsionas

Measurement of banking competition and its macroeconomic effects., Efthymios Tsionas

Corporate Social Responsibility, Branding Strategies and Performance., with Civera Chiara

Conferences and presentations

The European Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, (EFMA 2018), Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy, 6/2018

The 25th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society, (MFS 2018), Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary, 6/2018

2017 The European Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, (EFMA 2017), Athens, Greece.

Athens, Greece, 2017

2017 The 24th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society, (MFS 2017), Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest, Romania, 2017

2017 The 9th Conference of the International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS 2017), Towards an Integrated View of Financial Regulation: Key Lessons from the Crisis and Future Challenges, Oxford, UK.

Oxford, United Kingdom, 2017

2017 Competition in Banking and Finance Conference, Groningen, Netherlands

Groningen, Netherlands, 2017

2017 The 3rd International Conference in Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF 2017), Thessaloniki Greece.

Thessaloniki, Greece, 2017

The 24th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society, (MFS 2017), Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest, Romania, 2017

2016 The 6th New Financial Reality (6th NFR,2016) seminar series, Kent, United Kingdom

Canterbury, United Kingdom, 2016

2016 The 4th International Conference on Applied Research in Economics and Finance (iCare 2016), Essex, United Kingdom

United Kingdom, 2016

2015 The 9th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE 2015), London, United Kingdom.

London, United Kingdom, 2015

2015 The 6th National Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society, Athens,Greece.

Athens, Greece, 2015

2015 The 14 Annual Conference of the the Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association (HFAA2015), Athens, Greece.

Athens, Greece, 2015

2015 The 10th Annual International Symposium on Economic Theory Policy & Applications, Athens, Greece

Athens, Greece, 2015

2015 Economics and Finance Seminars, Dept of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, Birkbeck University of London, United Kingdom.

London, United Kingdom, 2015

2015 Royal Economic Society, Annual Conference (2015), Manchester.

Manchester, United Kingdom, 2015

2014 The 1st Conference of the International Association for Applied Econometrics (IAAE 2014), Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom.

London, United Kingdom, 2014

2014 The 6th Conference of the International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS 2014), Alternative Futures for Global Banking: Competition, Regulation and Reform. Lisbon, Portugal.

Lisbon, Portugal, 2014

2014 The 4th International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking society (FEBS 2014), Global Trends in Financial Intermediation, Financial Markets, and Financial Modeling. University of Surrey, Guildford.

Guildford, United Kingdom, 2014

2014 5th National Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society, Athens, Greece.

Athens, Greece, 2014

2013 4th National Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society, Athens, Greece.

Athens, Greece, 2013

2013 Centre for Money, Banking Institutions (University of Surrey, UK) and the Centre for Research in contemporary Finance (Fordham University, USA) - Banking, Finance, Money and Institutions: The Post Crisis Era. Surrey United Kingdom.

Guildford, United Kingdom, 2013

2013 London School of Economics (LSE) - The 6th Biennial Hellenic Observatory PhD Symposium

London, United Kingdom, 2013

2013 5th Conference of the International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS 2013), The Search for Financial Stability: Models, Policies and Prospects. Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Nottingham, United Kingdom, 2013

2013 8th BMRC-QASS Conference on Macro and Financial Economics. Money Macro and Finance Research Group and Brunel University.

Uxbridge, United Kingdom, 2013

2013 3rd Annual Global Political Economy Network (GPEN) Conference of the Centre for Globalisation Research (CGR), Global Policy, Global Institutions and Global Development. Queen Mary University of London

London, United Kingdom, 2013

2013 ECOBATE 2013 2nd European Conference on Banking and the Economy

2013

2013 Royal Economic Society (RES) PhD Presentation Meeting.

2013

2012 The 2nd International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking society (FEBS 2012), Recent Developments in Financial Markets and Banking. European Business School London.

London, United Kingdom, 2012

2012 PhD conference of School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London.

London, United Kingdom, 2012

2012 Earnouts: the real value of disagreement in mergers and acquisitions , Anna Battauz,

2012

2011 The 24th Australasian Banking and Finance Conference.

he 24th Australasian Banking and Finance Conference, Australia, 2011

2011 The 10th Annual Conference of the European Economics and Finance Society (EEFS 2011), The Global Economy, European Macroeconomic Policies and International Finance: Challenges and Prospects , London, UK

London, United Kingdom, 2011

2011 PhD conference of School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London

London, United Kingdom, 2011

2010 PhD conference of School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London

London, United Kingdom, 2010

2009 PhD conference of School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London

2009

Stefano Gatti, Luca Viarengo, Universit Bocconi. 2nd International Conference of Financial Engineering and Banking society. European Business School London.

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Portfolio Management (BE354)

  • International Banking (BE632)

  • Modern Banking (BE650)

  • Bank Strategy and Risk (BE651)

Publications

Journal articles (2)

Baltas, N., Tsionas, E. and Baltas, K., (2018). Foreign direct investment in OECD countries: a special focus in the case of Greece. Applied Economics. 50 (52), 5579-5591

Baltas, KN., Kapetanios, G., Tsionas, E. and Izzeldin, M., (2017). Liquidity creation through efficient M&As: A viable solution for vulnerable banking systems? Evidence from a stress test under a panel VAR methodology. Journal of Banking and Finance. 83, 36-56

Contact

k.baltas@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 876583

Location:

EBS.3.126e, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911