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Dr Dimitris Chronopoulos

Dr Dimitris Chronopoulos

BSc, MSc, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Banking and Finance

Science Sub-Honours Adviser

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 1963

Teaching 2018-2019

Research Leave Semesters 1 and 2.


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. 


The Australian bank levy: Do shareholders pay? 2018. Financial Research Letters. Forthcoming. (with A.L. Sobiech and J.O.S. Wilson).

Insider trading and future stock returns in firms with concentrated ownership levels. 2018. European Journal of Finance. Forthcoming. (with D.G. McMillan, F. Papadimitriou and M. Tavakoli).

Information demand and stock return predictability. 2018. Journal of International Money and Finance 80:59-74. (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.