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Dimitrios Sideris

Assistant Professor of International Political Economy

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Telephone:
+30 210 9201873
Address:
Panteion University
136, Syggrou Avenue 176 71 Athens
Building:
DESKoi 
Office:
A10

 

Biographical Note

Dimitrios Sideris, born in Athens, is Assistant Professor of International Political Economy. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in Economics from the European University Institute, in Florence, Italy, a Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Economics from the University of London, Birckbeck College, in London, UK, and a Degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics, of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, in Greece. He has taught at the University of Hatfield, the London Guildhall University in the UK, and the Universities of Crete, Patra and Ioannina and the Open University in Greece. He has held grants for his doctoral studies by the European Commission and by the Greek Institute of National Grants (IKY). He has worked as a researcher at the European University Institute.

His research interests include topics in the areas of the International Political Economy, the International Economics –with special interest on Optimum Currency Areas-, the International Monetary Relations, the Economics of the European Integration and the Greek economy.

 Courses Taught

  •     Political Economy I (Compulsory undergraduate course)
  •     Political Economy II (Compulsory undergraduate course)
  •     Economic Policies of the European Integration (Compulsory undergraduate course)
  •     The Labour Market and Employment Policies (Compulsory undergraduate course)

Selected Publications

  •     “Optimum currency areas, Structural changes and the endogeneity of the OCA criteria: Evidence from six new EU member states”, Applied Financial Economics, February 2011, 21, 195 - 206
  •     The role of the product and labour market structure and education, on productivity: the Greek evidence”, in Economou, G., I. Sampethai and G. Simigiannis (eds.), “The Current Account of Greece: Imbalances and Policy implications” (in Greek), Bank of Greece, July 2010, 399-412.
  •     “Do the new EU member states form an Optimum Currency area with the euro zone?” in Conference Proceedings on “Economic and Financial Stability in SE Europe in a Historical and Comparative Perspective”, National Bank of Serbia, March 2009, 121-134.
  •     “Foreign Exchange Intervention and Equilibrium Real Exchange Rates”, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, October 2008, 18, 344-357.
  •     “Home Bias and Purchasing Power Parity: Evidence from the G-7 Countries”, (with Ν. Μylonidis), International Journal of Finance and Economics, September 2008, 13, 199-204.
  •     “Real exchange rates over a Century: The case of Drachma/ Sterling Rate”, Bank of Greece working paper, no 66 (January 2008).
  •     “Wagner’s law in 19th century Greece: A Cointegration and Causality Analysis”, Bank of Greece working paper, no 64 (November 2007).
  •     “Testing Long-Run Purchasing Power Parity in a system context: evidence for the US, Germany and Japan”, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, April 2006, 16, 143-154.
  •     “Purchasing Power Parity in economies in transition: evidence from Central and East European countries”, Applied Financial Economics, January 2006, 16, 1-2, 135-143.
  •     “Testing Long-Run Purchasing Power Parity under Exchange Rate Targeting”, (με S. Brissimis, F. Voumvaki), Journal of International Money and Finance, 24, 2005, 959-981.
  •     “The Greek model of the European System of Central Banks Multi-Country Model”, (with N. Zonzilos), Bank of Greece working paper, no 20 (Φεβρουάριος 2005).
  •     “Dealing with Methodological Problems when Testing for Purchasing Power Parity: Evidence from Greece” Economia Internazionale (International Economics), volume 53, no. 3, August 2000, p. 389-407.

 Participations in Conferences

  •     “Potential Output in Greece”, Meeting of experts on potential output, European Central Bank, 1 March 2011, Frankfurt, Germany.
  •     ”The Western Balkans on the road to EU: How far have they gone? An assessment of their integration with the euro zone using the Generalized Purchas ing Power Parity approach”, 3rd South-Eastern European Economic Research Workshop, Bank of Greece, 19-20 November 2009, Athens, Greece.
  •     “Do the new EU member states form an Optimum Currency area with the euro zone?”, Fourth Annual Conference of South-Eastern European Monetary History Network on “Economic and Financial Stability in SE Europe in a Historical and Comparative Perspective”, National Bank of Serbia, 27-28 March 2009, Belgrade, Serbia.
  •     “International Financial Relations between Canada and the USA: A joint testing approach”, (με Ν. Μυλωνίδη), 12th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance, (ICMAIF), 29-31 May 2008, Rethymno, Crete, Greece.
  •     “Foreign Exchange Intervention and Equilibrium Real Exchange Rates”, 11th ICMAIF, 28-30 May 2007, Rethymno, Crete, Greece.
  •     “Purchasing Power Parity in economies in transition: evidence from Central and East European countries”, 4th International Coference of the European Economics and Finance Society, 19-22 May 2005, Coimbra, Portugal.
  •     “Testing Long-Run Purchasing Power Parity in a system context: evidence for the US, Germany and Japan”, 8th ICMAIF, 26-29 May 2004, Rethymno, Crete, Greece.
  •     “Testing Long-Run Purchasing Power Parity under Exchange Rate Targeting”, (με S. Brissimis, F. Voumvaki), Association of Southern European Economic Theorists (ASSET) Meeting, 3-4 November 2000, Lisbon, Portugal.
  •     “Testing Long-Run Purchasing Power Parity under Exchange Rate Targeting”, (με S. Brissimis, F. Voumvaki), 4th ICMAIF, 25-28 May 2000, Rethymno, Crete, Greece.

  Referee work 

He collaborates as a referee with the journals Applied Economics, Applied Financial Economics, Public Choice, Comparative Economic Studies, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money.