Dr Christos ALEXAKIS

Associate Professor

Pôle : Finance and Accounting

Nationalités :

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Teaching

  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Financial Analysis
  • Commercial & Investment Banking
  • Portfolio Theory
  • Banking

Teaching at undergraduate level

  • Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Piraeus, (2011-2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Piraeus, (2005-2011)
  • Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Athens, (1999–2005)
  • Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Leeds, (1989-1990)
  • Lecturer, Department of Economics, Bradford University, (1990-1991)
  • Tutor, Department of Economics, University of York, (1989-1990)

Teaching in Graduate Level

  • Postgraduate Program Banking and Finance, International Hellenic University (English) (2004 – 2015)
  • Postgraduate Programme Economic and Business Strategy, Department of Economics, University of Piraeus (2004 – 2015)
  • Postgraduate Programme Health Economics, Department of Economics, University of Piraeus, (2004 – 2015)
  • Postgraduate Programme Banking, Hellenic Open University, (2004-2015)
  • Graduate Programme Health Economics, Department of Economics, University of Athens, (2002-2006)
  • Graduate Programme Mathematic Modeling in Economics, Athens Polytechnic, (2004 -2006)

Work Experience

Christos Alexakis is Associate Professor in the Department of Finance and Accounting at Rennes School of Business, France. He has written a number of scientific papers published in high quality referred academic journals, as well as several books related to finance.
Christos Alexakis has worked as CEO from 1999 to 2005 in Marfin Investment Group SA (a big Investment Company listed in the Athens Stock Exchange). He was responsible for the open-end and closed-end end funds of the company. He also served as a member of the Board of Marfin Bank. Christos Alexakis was one of the pioneers of Relationships with Investors (Investors Relations) in Greece and developed this important activity for the company.
Since April 2010 until end 2011, he was CEO in Invest in Greece SA. Invest in Greece SA is the official investment promotion agency for Greece, (www.investingreece.gr). He was responsible for the Fast-Track Investment Law in Greece. During the period he was CEO, and according to the World Bank Group’s Global Investment Promotion Best Practices 2012 Report, April 2012, Invest in Greece Agency SA systematically presented “a solid business case” and “leapt from being an average facilitator in 2009 to one of the world’s best practice agencies in 2012”.
For the period 2016-2020 he was a member of the Stakeholders Group of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) as a top ranking academic in the field of finance in Europe. In 2017 he was appointed as the representative of the Bank of Greece (the Greek central bank) in the Selection Committee of the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF).

Academic

  • Associate professor, Finance & Accounting Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (August 2015 – Present)
  • Associate Professor, University of Piraeus (June, 2005 – August, 2015), Piraeus, Greece
  • Lecturer, University of Athens (January, 1999 – May, 2005), Athens, Greece

Non-Academic

  • CEO, Invest in Greece SA (April, 2010 – September, 2011), Athens, Greece
  • CEO, Marfin Financial Group (January, 1999 – January, 2005), Athens, Greece

Research Interests

  • Asset Pricing
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Islamic Finance
  • Health Economics
  • Tourism Economics

Academic Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Department of Economics, University of York, U.K. (1992)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.), Department of Economics, University of York, U.K. (1988)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Department of Economics, University of Piraeus, Greece

Service

Service to the profession

Referee in Academic Journals – Member in Editorial Boards

  • Referee for the Academic Journals: Journal of Banking and Finance, Applied Financial Economics, Empirical Economics, Multinational Finance Journal, Managerial Finance, European Research Studies, Spoudai. Member of the Editorial Boards: Journal of Money Investment and Banking και The Review of Financial and Accounting Studies. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

Membership in Scientific Organisations

  • Member of European Finance Association, Member of Eastern Finance Association,
    Member of Multinational Finance Society, Member of European Accounting Association, Member of Atlantic Economic Society

Ph. D Supervising

  • Successful supervision of three Ph.D theses. Supervision of more than one hundred M.Sc dissertations.

Honours/Awards

  • International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)
    2013 – U.S. Government – Department of State
  • Honourary Degree in Maritime Economics, Greek Chamber of Maritime Affairs (1987)
  • Ellis Hunter Scholarship, University of York (1989-1992)

Intellectual contributions

Refereed Articles Discipline-Based Scholarship

Do hotel financial factors influence satisfaction?

Auteurs :Alexakis, Christos; Dowling, Michael; Pappas, Vasileios; Ramachandiran, Manimozhi; Sklavos, Favianos Publié dans :Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd Date :2020

Textual Machine Learning: An Application to Computational Economics Research

Auteurs :Alexakis, Christos; Dowling, Michael; Eleftheriou, Konstantinos; Polemis, Michael Publié dans :Springer US Date :2020

COVID-19 containment measures and stock market returns: An international spatial econometrics investigation

Auteurs :Alexakis, Christos; Eleftheriou, Konstantinos; Patsoulis, Patroklos Publié dans :Journal of behavioral and experimental finance Date :2020

Performance and productivity in Islamic and conventional banks: Evidence from the global financial crisis.

Auteurs :Alexakis, C., Izzeldin, M., Johnes, J., Pappas, V. Publié dans :Economic Modelling, Volume 79 (2019), pp. 1-14 Date :2019

A high-frequency analysis of price resolution andpricing barriers in equities on the adoption of a new currency

Auteurs :Alexakis, C., Cummins, M., Dowling, M., Pappas, V. Publié dans :Applied Economics, Vol. 50, No. 36, 2018, pp. 3949-3965 Date :2018

Sectoral dynamics of financial contagion in Europe - The cases of the recent crises episodes

Auteurs :Alexakis, C., Pappas, V. Publié dans :Economic Modelling, Vol. 73, pp. 222-239 Date :2018

Do Cointegrated Commodities Bubble Together? The Case of Hog, Corn, and Soybean

Auteurs :Alexakis, Christos , Guillaume Bagnarosa, and Michael Dowling Publié dans :Finance Research Letters Vol. 23 (2017), pp. 96-102 Date :2017

Statistical Arbitrage Strategies under Different Market Conditions: The Case of the Greek Banking Sector

Auteurs :Mavrakis, E., Alexakis, Christos A Publié dans :Journal of Emerging Market Finance Vol. 17 (2), pp. 1–27 Date :2018

Hidden cointegration reveals hidden values in Islamic investments

Auteurs :Alexakis, Christos A, Pappas, V., Tsikouras, A Publié dans :Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Vol. 46 (2017), pp. 70-83 Date :2017

Performance persistence in fixed interest funds: with an eye on the post debt crisis period

Auteurs :A. Dasilas and C. Grose Publié dans :Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money Date :2014

Asymmetric dynamic relations between stock prices and mutual fund units in Japan. An application of hidden cointegration technique

Auteurs :A. Dasilas and C. Grose, International Review of Financial Analysis, vol. 28, 1-8. ABDC List A, ABS List 3. (2013) Publié dans :International Review of Financial Analysis, vol. 28, 1-8. ABDC List A, ABS List 3. (2013) Date :2013

Financial Crisis, Ownership Effect and Investors Sentiment. Empirical Evidence from the Banking Sector in Greece

Publié dans :European Research Studies, issue 3. 3-18. (2011) Date :2011

Long-run Relations among Equity Indices under Different Market Conditions: Implications on the Implementation of Statistical Arbitrage Strategies

Publié dans :Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Vol. 20, I 14, 389-403. ABDC List A, ABS List 3. (2011) Date :2011

Predictability of stock returns using financial statement information: evidence on the semistrong efficiency of emerging Greek stock market

Auteurs :Patra and Sunil Poshakwale Publié dans :Applied Financial Economics Date :2010

Is Moderate Market Performance in the U.S. a Sufficient Condition for Abnormal Returns on CEFs?

Publié dans :Mavrakis, International Advances in Economic Research, Vol. 16 (1), 80-95. ABDC List C. (2010) Date :2010

Islamic finance: regulatory framework – challenges lying ahead

Auteurs :A. Tsikoura Publié dans :International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management Date :2009

Empirical Tests on the Stock Price Behavior of Privatized Enterprises in Greece

Auteurs :M. Xanthaki and M. Kolomitsini, Publié dans :Journal of Money Investment and Banking, Issue 6, 2008, 5-16. (2008) Date :2008

Stock Markets’ Linkages: An Empirical Investigation for Long-term International Diversification Benefits

Auteurs :E. Mavraki, Publié dans :International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 21, 163-178. ABDC List C, Date :2008

Market Efficiency and Company Size. Empirical Evidence from the Athens Stock Exchange

Publié dans :European Journal of Economics Finance and Administrative Studies Date :2008

Investigating the effects of market microstructure on stock price formation and volatility: evidence from the Athens Stock Exchange

Auteurs :D. Balios Publié dans :Applied Financial Economics Letters, 2008, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 225-231. ABDC List C. (2008) Date :2008

A Dynamic Approach for the Evaluation of Portfolio Performance Under Risk Conditions

Auteurs :D. Balios and S. Stavraki Publié dans :Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 2007, Vol. 4, Issue 4, 16-24. ABDC List C, ABS List 1. (2007) Date :2007

An Empirical Investigation of the Stock Price Dynamics Between Athens, Istanbul and London

Auteurs :J. Paleolaiologo Publié dans :J. Paleolaiologo, Rivista Interantionale, 2007, Vol. LX, No 3, 293-304. (2007) Date :2007

An Empirical Investigation of the Visible Effects of Corporate Governance: The Case of Greece

Auteurs :E. Xanthaki, D. Balio and G. Papageli Publié dans :Managerial Finance, 2006, Vol. 32, Issue 8, 673-684. ABDC List B, ABS List 1. (2006) Date :2006

The dynamics Between Stock Returns and Mutual Fund Flows. Empirical Evidence from the Greek Market

Auteurs :N. Niarcho, T. Patra and S. Poshakwale Publié dans :International Review of Financial Analysis, 2005, 14(5), 559-569. ABDC List A, ABS List 3. (2005) Date :2005

Market Trend, Company Size and Microstructure Characteristics of Intraday Price Formations

Auteurs :e. Xanthaki Publié dans :European Research Studies, 2003, Vol. VI, Issue 1-2, 81-96. (2003) Date :2003

Intraday Stock Market Patterns in the Greek Stock Exchange

Auteurs :N. Niarcho Publié dans :Applied Financial Economics, 2003, Vol. 13, Issue 1, 13-22. ABDC List B, ABS List 1. (2003) Date :2003

The long Term Dynamics of the European Stock Exchanges: Leaders and Followers

Auteurs :N. Niarcho Publié dans :European Research Studies, 2000, Vol. III, Issue 1-2, 57-66. (2000) Date :2000

A Granger - Causality Analysis of the Public Deficit Money Supply Relationship: Some Evidence from Greece

Auteurs :I. PAnagopoulo and A. Spilioti Publié dans :SPOUDAI, 2000, Vol. 50, No 3-4, 3-18. (2000) Date :2000

The Predictive Power of Macroeconomic Variables on Stock Market Returns. The Case of the Athens Stock Exchange

Auteurs :N. Niarcho Publié dans :SPOUDAI, 2000, Vol. 50, No 1-2, 74-86. (2000 Date :2000

Stock Market Prices Causality and Efficiency. Evidence from the Athens Stock Exchange

Auteurs :N. Niarcho Publié dans :Applied Financial Economics, 1998, Vol. 8, Issue 2, 167-174. ABDC List B, ABS List 1. (1998) Date :1998

Refereed Proceedings Discipline-Based Scholarship

Topics in Islamic finance

Auteurs :Alexakis, C., Michael Dowling, Essedine Ghlamallah, and Anke Piepenbrink Publié dans :Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) , New York, United States of America, June 2019 Date :2019

Finance islamique et inclusion financière

Auteurs :Alexakis, C., Kenourgios, Pappas, V. Publié dans :Symposium algérien de l'Assurance et de la Finance Islamiques, Alger, Algeria, November 2018 Date :2018

Long-Run Asymmetric Relationships between Islamic and Conventional Equity Indices

Publié dans :4thConference of the European Asian Economics, Finance &Accounting and Econometric Association Date :2014

Asymmetries of Stock Price Dynamics in U.K. An Application of Hidden Co-Integration Technique

Publié dans :The 73rd International Atlantic Economic Conference Date :2012

Stock Prices, Net Asset Values and Investors’ Sentiment

Publié dans :The 67th International Atlantic Economic Conference Date :2009

An Empirical Investigation of the Links between South-East Mediterranean Sea Stock Market

Publié dans :Yasar University Economics Conference Date :2006

Empirical Tests of the Stock Price Behavior of Privatized Enterprises in Greece”

Publié dans :Multinational Finance Society Date :2004

Books, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals Book (in Greek)

Encyclopedia of Islamic Insurance, Takaful and Retakaful

Auteurs :Mohd Ma’Sum Billah, Ezzedine GhlamAllah, Christos Alexakis, Publié dans :Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham, 448 p Date :2019

Islamic Banking and Finance

Auteurs :A. Tsikouras Date :2010

Behavioral Finance. An Introduction

Publié dans :E. Xantaki, Prologue by N. Barberis, Yale University (2008) Date :2008

Financial Accounting

Auteurs :N. Niarchos and N. Iriotis Date :2006

Corporate Finance

Auteurs :E. Xanthakis Date :2006

Stock Market Economics

Date :2003

Capital Markets and Stock Market Investments

Publié dans :Greek Open University Date :2000

Brealey, Myers and, Allen, “Corporate Finance”, McGrawHill. (Greek Edition), Chief Editor

Auteurs :Brealey, Myers and, Allen Publié dans :McGrawHill. (Greek Edition), Chief Editor Date :2013