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Dr Nikos Antonakakis

Visiting Fellow

Nikos Antonakakis


I am a Senior Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth's Faculty of Business and Law and an Assistant Professor at Vienna University of Economics and Business. Having previously held a position of Lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, and also at the Johannes Kepler University (JKU) in Linz, Austria. I earned my Ph.D. degree in Economics in 2010 at the University of Strathclyde. I lecture in a range of subjects including advanced macroeconomics, international banking and financial managements, financial economics and econometrics.

I am an active researcher in a number of fields. My research interests and areas of expertise include: International Macroeconomics, International Finance, International Economics, European Integration, Applied Econometrics and Health Economics.

Research Interests

I am currently interested in the following fields:

  • The transmission channels and the feedback mechanisms of the various types of uncertainty (e.g. macroeconomic, financial and policy uncertainty) and its effects on the global economic recovery, investments and exports.
  • Global business cycle interdependencies.
  • International trade synchronization dynamics.
  • Sovereign bond yields and credit default swaps nexus.
  • The effects of fiscal austerity on health.

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