Dr 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.
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.