Dr Fotios Papadimitriou

Dr Fotios Papadimitriou
Dr Fotios Papadimitriou

Dr Fotios Papadimitriou

BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA

Senior Lecturer

About
University of Aberdeen
Business School
S60 Edward Wright Building
Dunbar Street
Aberdeen AB24 3QY

Biography

Dr Fotios Papadimitriou is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Finance and the Director of Research for the Finance Group within the Business School at the University of Aberdeen. Fotios is also the Programme Leader of the MSc in Finance and Investment Management (FIM). Prior to joining Aberdeen in 2017, Fotios was a Lecturer in Finance and the Programme Leader of the MSc in Finance at Southampton Business School, UK. 

Fotios holds a PhD in Finance from Essex Business School, UK (Thesis title: "The Econometrics of Stock Return Predictability"). He also holds a BSc in Mathematics (with specialisation in Statistics & Operational Research) from the University of Ioannina, Greece, and an MSc in Finance (with distinction) from Essex Business School.

Fotios's work appears in leading peer-reviewed academic journals such as the Journal of Banking & Finance, the Journal of Empirical Finance, and the Journal of International Money and Finance among others. His research has been presented in international conferences such as the Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting and the Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting (MFA). Additionally, Fotios is an Associate Editor in the European Journal of Finance (3 rated in the ABS list) and he acts as an ad-hoc referee for various international journals. 

Editorial Boards

Associate Editor: European Journal of Finance (3* ABS), 2015-present

Other positions held
External examiner for SOAS, University of London, 2016-2021

 

Internal Memberships

Current:
  • Director of Research (Finance)
  • Academic Line Manager (Finance)
  • Programme Leader: MSc Finance and Investment Management (CFA and non-CFA)
  • Mentor of junior colleagues

Previous: 

  • Workload Co-ordinator (Finance)

Prizes and Awards

  • Semi-finalist for Best Paper Award in Investments at the 2015 Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, October 14-17, Orlando, FL, USA (paper title: Information demand and stock return predictability, with D.K. Chronopoulos and N. Vlastakis)
  • Awarded a full research scholarship for Ph.D. studies from Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK, 2003-2007
Research

Research Overview

  • My main research interests include Empirical Asset Pricing and Applied Econometrics (e.g., stock return predictability, asset price volatility, asset allocation).
  • Since 2015, I serve as an Associate Editor in the European Journal of Finance (3 rated in the ABS list).
  • I frequently act as an ad-hoc referee for various international journals. Indicatively: Journal of Empirical Finance; European Journal of Finance; International Review of Financial Analysis; International Review of Economics and Finance; Economic Modelling; Scottish Journal of Political Economy.

 

Supervision

Current PhD students:

  • Ms Nida Karabeyoglu

Past PhD students:

  • Dr Luca Blasi (Senior Economist at the Bank of England)
  • Dr Syed Hassan (first placement: Lecturer in Finance, Swansea University, UK, 2015)        
  • Dr Sarosh Shabi (first placement: Lecturer in Finance, Swansea University, UK, 2015)
Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

  • FI4503 Derivatives and Treasury Management
  • FI1004 Finance, Risk and Investment
Publications

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