Dr Ioannis Litsios
Profiles

Dr Ioannis Litsios

Lecturer in Economics

Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Role

  • 2009-2012 University of Essex Department of Economics; Lecturer in Economics
  • 2012-2017 University of Bradford, School of Management (A.F.E Group); Lecturer in Economics
  • 2017-Present, University of Plymouth, Plymouth Business School; Lecturer in 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 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 



Teaching Interests: International Finance; Macroeconomics; Financial Markets & Institutions 
 

Research interests

  • Dynamic Macroeconomics
  • International Finance

Other research

PhD SUPERVISION

  • 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.
  • Dzheren Khadzhieva: The current account and the exchange rate nexus in the Eurozone periphery.

Key publications are highlighted

Journals

RESEARCH
Most Significant Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals – ABS listed Journals

• Litsios I., Pilbeam K., Asteriou D., DSGE modelling for the UK Economy, 1974-2017, Bulletin of Economic Research, (revise and resubmit status).

• Raymond A., Litsios I., Baimbridge M.,‘Currency union and intraregional trade in ECOWAS: lessons for the future’, Journal of International Money and Finance, (under review).

• 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.2019.12.005.

• 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
• 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). 

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.

Papers in Progress:

• Modelling the Trade Balance between the Northern and Southern Eurozone Using an Intertemporal Approach (with Prof. K. Pilbeam, Dr. T. Boonman and Dr. W. Pouliot).
• The determination of the nominal effective exchange rate: Empirical evidence on the relevance of monetary models (with Prof. J. Beckmann and Prof. K.Pilbeam).
• Trade Balance Adjustments and real Exchange Rate Misalignments: Evidence from the Eurozone South Periphery (with Dr. D.Asteriou and Prof. K. Plibeam).
• The Composition of Energy Production and the Determination of the Price of Fossils and Renewables: A Dynamic Model for the U.K. (with Dr. M. Tovar).

Other academic activities

JOURNAL REFEREEING

  • Economic Modelling (Elsevier)
  • International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance (InderScience)
  • Review of Economic Analysis

Additional information

Office Hours Semester 1 (2018): Friday 12:00-14:00.