Economics and Finance


Dr Georgios Magkonis

  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer in Economics
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE (Office: Richmond 6.13)
  • Telephone: 023 92844 4255
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  • Department: Economics and Finance
  • Faculty: Faculty of Business and Law


Dr Georgios (George) Magkonis joined University of Portsmouth in January 2018 as Senior Lecturer in Economics. George has a PhD in Economics from University of Athens. His main research interests focus on monetary economics and applied macroeconometrics examining the linkages between financial markets’ shocks and monetary policy stance. Additionally, George looks into the central bank’s economic and institutional characteristics. He is also working in meta-analysis in every field of economics and finance. Finally, he is also interested in quantitative economic history and cluster-network analysis. He has taught business economics, international finance, macroeconomic theory and applied econometrics as well as distance learning courses. Before joining the University of Portsmouth, he was lecturer in the School of Management of the University of Bradford.

Teaching Responsibilities

Financial Economics

International Banking and Financial Instruments


  • Resuscitating Real Interest Rate Parity: New Evidence from Panels”, (with G. Chortareas & G. Kapetanios, Forthcoming in European Journal of Finance
  • Dynamic spillover effects across petroleum spot and futures volatilities, trading volume and open interest”, (with D. Tsouknidis), (2017), International Review of Financial Analysis, 52, 104-118 
  • The Financial and Fiscal Stress Interconnectedness: The case of G5 Economies”, (2016), International Review of Financial Analysis, 46, 62-69 (with A. Tsopanakis)
  • The Effect of Banking Supervision on Central Bank Preferences: Evidence from Panel Data”, (2016), Economics Letters, 140, 11-13 (with G. Chortareas, V. Logothetis and P. Zekente)
  • Financial Development and Economic Activity in the Advanced and Developing Open Economies: Evidence from Panel Cointegration”, (2015), Review of Development Economics, 19, 163-177 (with G. Chortareas, D. Moschos and T. Panagiotidis)
  • The Financial Development-Growth Nexus: A Meta-Analysis”, (2015), Journal of Economic Surveys, 29, 549-565 (with P. Arestis and G. Chortareas)
  • Exploring the Effects of Financial and Fiscal Vulnerabilities on G7 economies: Evidence from SVAR Analysis”, (2014), Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 32, 343-367 (with A. Tsopanakis)
  • Inflation Targeting and Inflation Convergence: International Evidence”, (2014), Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 31, 285-295 (with P. Arestis, G Chortareas and D. Moschos)
  • Real interest rate parity in OECD countries: New evidence from time series and panel cointegration techniques”, (2013), Applied Economics Letters, 20, 5, 476-479 (with A. Tsopanakis)
  • The Asymmetry of the New Keynesian Phillips Curve in the Euro-area”, (2012), Economics Letters, 114, 161-163 (with G. Chortareas, and T. Panagiotidis)
  • What Do We Learn from Taylor Rule Estimations? A Meta-Analysis”, (2008), Ekonomia, 11, 112-138 (with G. Chortareas)