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Mr Menelaos Tasiou

Senior Lecturer

Menelaos Tasiou


Menelaos is Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Methods and Data Analytics at the Department of Operations and Systems Management, and member of the Centre for Operations Research and Logistics at Portsmouth Business School. He joined the Faculty in December 2018, having been a Graduate Teaching Assistant since January 2017. Menelaos holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics (University of Crete, Greece), a Master's degree in Banking and Finance (Surrey Business School, UK), and a PhD in Economics and Finance (Portsmouth Business School, UK).

Teaching Responsibilities

His teaching responsibilities include lecturing in a variety of modules, such as Quantitative Methods & Data AnalysisStatistics & Data ModellingBusiness Intelligence and Analytics, as well as supervision of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students.

Research Interests

Menelaos has a twofold interdisciplinary research agenda that is concerned with the intersection of Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis and Financial Engineering, and areas of empirical Finance. With respect to the former, his research revolves around the modelling of decision making and efficiency analysis of economic units, particularly related to a holistic enhancement of efficiency through incorporation of a multiplicity of stakeholders/agents in the environment of economic units. With respect to his second research agenda, his research revolves around financial institutions and firms’ risk and performance, managerial and governance attributes, as well as formal and informal institutions.  

Latest Publications:

  • Gaganis, C., Papadimitri, P.  & Tasiou, M. (Forthcoming). A Multicriteria Decision Support Tool for Modelling Bank Credit Ratings, Annals of Operations Research, DOI:10.1007/s10479-020-03516-9.
  • Papadimitri, P., Pasiouras, F. & Tasiou, M. (2020). Do national differences in social capital and corporate ethical behavior perceptions influence the use of collateral? Cross-country evidence, Journal of Business Ethics, DOI: 10.1007/s10551-019-04412-4.
  • Gaganis, C., Hasan, I., Papadimitri, P., & Tasiou, M. (2019). National culture and risk-taking: Evidence from the insurance industry. Journal of Business Research97, 104-116, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.12.037
  • Greco, S., Ishizaka, A., Tasiou, M., & Torrisi, G. (2019). Sigma-Mu efficiency analysis: A methodology for evaluating units through composite indicators. European Journal of Operational Research278(3), 942-960, DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2019.04.012.

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