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Dr Dimitris Chronopoulos

Dr Dimitris Chronopoulos

BSc, MSc, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Banking and Finance

Science Sub-Honours Adviser
Examinations Officer (Taught postgraduate programmes)

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 1963

Teaching 2017-2018

  • MN5604 Financial Systems
  • MN5612 Portfolio Management and Investments.


Dimitris joined the School of Management in September 2010 as a lecturer in banking and finance. Prior to this he was a lecturer at Keele University, Economics Department where he taught courses on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Dimitris gained his PhD from the University of Essex, where he was also a teaching assistant.

Research interests

Dimitris' research interests are in the following areas: Banking, Productivity, Empirical Asset Pricing, Mergers & Acquisitions. 


Information demand and stock return predictability. 2017. Journal of International Money and Finance. Forthcoming. (with F. Papadimitriou and N. Vlastakis).
• Semi-finalist for Best Paper Award in Investments at FMA 2015 Annual Meeting.

Double bootstrap confidence intervals in the two-stage DEA approach. 2015. Journal of Time Series Analysis 36(5): 653-662 (with C. Girardone and J.C. Nankervis).

The dynamics of US bank profitability. 2015, European Journal of Finance 21(5): 426-443. (with H. Liu, F.J. McMillan and J.O.S. Wilson).

Can the information content of share repurchases improve the accuracy of equity premium predictions?, 2014, Journal of Empirical Finance 26: 96-111. (with D. Andriosopoulos and F.I. Papadimitriou).

How do stock markets in the US and Europe price efficiency gains from bank M&As?, 2013, Journal of Financial Services Research 43(3):243-263. (with C. Girardone and J.C. Nankervis).

Are There Any Cost and Profit Efficiency Gains in Financial Conglomeration? Evidence from the Accession Countries, 2011, European Journal of Finance 17(8): 603-621. (with C. Girardone and J.C. Nankervis).


British Academy/SAMS (Project Title: The coupling of domestic banks and the state: An examination of bank sovereign bond holdings)

Editorial boards

European Journal of Finance (since 2016)

Conference presentations

Information Demand and Stock Return Predictability.

  • 2015 FMA Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA, 14-17 October 2015.
  • 2015 MFA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illionois, USA, 4-7 March 2015.

Can the Information Content of Share Repurchases Improve the Accuracy of Equity Premium Predictions?

  • 2012 FMA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 17-20 October 2012.
  • 19th Multinational Finance Society (MFS) Annual Conference, Krakow, Poland, 24-27 June 2012.
  • 4th International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) Conference, Valencia, Spain, 18-20 June 2012.
  • 48th British Finance and Accounting Association (BAFA) Annual Conference, Brighton, UK, 17-19 April 2012.

Double Bootstrap Confidence Intervals in the Two-Stage DEA Approach.

  • 7th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis, Fox Business School, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA, 10-12 July 2009.
  • 16th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society, Crete, Greece, 28 June - 1 July 2009.
  • 7th Annual Hellenic Finance & Accounting Association Conference, Crete, Greece, 12-13 December 2008.
  • 1st International Conference on Computational & Financial Econometrics, Geneva, Switzerland, 20-22 April 2007.

Are Cost and Profit Efficiencies Arising from Bank Mergers and Acquisitions Priced in Stock Markets?

  • 2009 UKEPAN Finance Conference, Leicester School of Management, University of Leicester, UK, 14-15 November 2009.
  • The Wolpertinger Conference, University of Rome III, Rome, Italy, 2-5 September 2009.

The Productive Efficiency of Financial Conglomerates: Evidence from the Accession Countries.

  • The Wolpertinger Conference, Bangor University, Bangor, UK, 8-12 September 2010.
  • 3rd Hellenic Workshop on Productivity & Efficiency Measurement, University of Patras, Patra, Greece, 16-18 June 2006.