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Dr Sotirios Bellos

Associate Professor

Academic Position

Associate Professor

Academic Qualifications

University of Macedonia, Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, Thessaloniki, UK.
Post – Doctorate “IMF programs and policies assessment in the transition economies during the transition and the post-transition period”

University of Bath, Department of Economics and International Development, Bath, UK.
PhD in Economics and International Development -“Institutional, Economic and Regional Determinants of Foreign Direct Investments in the Balkan, Central European and Ex-Soviet Transition Economies”

University of Macedonia, Department of Business Administration, Thessaloniki, Greece. Master in Business Administration

University of Leeds, Department of Fuel and Energy, Leeds, UK
MSc in Energy Studies

University of Macedonia, Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Diploma in Balkan Studies (Economics)

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Polytechnic School, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Email sbellos@york.citycollege.eu
Linkedin https://gr.linkedin.com/in/dr-bellos-sotirios-7331a988
Personal Website


Sotirios K. Bellos received his PhD in Economics from the University of Bath. His research work has appeared in the Bulletin of Economic Research, the International Review of Applied Economics and other international journals. His employment record contains 4 years in Industry and more than 20 years in Banking, where he has worked as an SME and Corporate Credit Analyst and currently as Relationshipp Manager in major Greek Banking Institutions.

Teaching

Business Economics (Executive MBA)

Commercial and Investment Banking (M.Sc. in Banking and Finance)

Corporate Finance and Valuations (M.Sc. in Banking and Finance)

Money and Banking (B.Sc FINENG)

Research Interests

  • Foreign Direct Investments and their Determinants
  • Assessment of IMF policies
  • Institutional Economics
  • Defense Economics
  • Financial Macroeconomics

 

Publications

Journals:

  • Kladakis, G., Chen, L., & S., Bellos, (2020), “Bank Asset and Informational Quality”, Journal of International Financial Markets, 69, 101256, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2020.101256
  • Golitsis, P., Bellos, S., Fassas, A., & S., Demiralay, (2020), “The Spillover Effect of Euribor on Southeastern European Economies: A Global VAR Approach”, Journal of East-West Business, https://doi.org/10.1080/10669868.2020.1826383
  • Bellos, S., (2019), “Military expenditure, economic growth and development in transition economies: A panel VAR GMM approach”, Applied Economics Quarterly, 65(3), 139-187
  • Bellos, S., (2019), “Natural Resources, Energy Dependency and their association with Institutional and Growth – related variables in the Black Sea and Southeast European region”, Applied Economics Quarterly, 65 (1), pp 1-43
  • Kuzman, T., Bellos, S., & K., Djulic, (2018), “Determinants of innovation-based sustainability in transition and developing economies”, Ekonomske Teme ISSN 0353-8648
  • Kuzman, T., Talavera, O., & S., K., Bellos (2018), “Politically Induced Board Turnover, Ownership Arrangements and Performance of SOEs”, Corporate Governance – An International Revue, 26, pp 160-179, https://doi.org/10.1111/corg.12238
  • Bellos, S, (2018), "The European Financial Crisis and Germany. The Geopolitical implications through the prism of Halford Mackinder’s theory", Foreign Affairs - The Hellenic Edition, February - March Edition
  • Bellos, S, (2017), “The Relationship between Military Expenditure and Certain Growth and Development Related Variables in Transition Economies: A Panel Data Analysis”, Applied Economics and Finance, 4(5), https://doi.org/10.11114/aef.v4i5.2517
  • Bellos, S., (2016), “IMF programs and policies assessment in the transition economies during the transition and the post-transition period”, Journal of Heterodox Economies, 3(2)
  • Makedonas, El., Bellos, S. & T. Subasat, (2015), “IMF Lending and Poverty in Developing countries”, Journal of Heterodox Economics, doi:10.1515/jheec-2015-0015
  • Subasat, T., & S. Bellos, (2013), ‘Corruption and Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America: A Panel Gravity Model Approach’, Journal of Management and Sustainability, 3(4), pp 151-156
  • Bellos, S., & T. Subasat, (2013), “Governance and Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America: A Panel Gravity Model Approach”, Latin American Journal of Economics, Vol. 50, No 1, pp 107-131
  • Bellos, S., & T. Subasat, (2012), “Corruption and Foreign Direct Investment: A Panel Gravity Model Approach”, Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 64, No 4, pp 565-574
  • Bellos, S., & T. Subasat, (2012), “Governance and Foreign Direct Investment: A Panel Gravity Model Approach”, International Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 26, No 3, pp 303-328
  • Subasat, T., & S. Bellos, (2011), ‘Economic Freedom and Foreign Direct Investment: A Panel Gravity Model Approach”, Empirical Economics Letters, Vol. 10, No 7, pp 697-704
  • Subasat, T., & S. Bellos, (2011) 'Economic Freedom and Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America: A Panel Gravity Model Approach', Economics Bulletin, Vol. 31 no.3 pp. 2053-2065

 

Chapter in Book

S. Bellos, 2013. FDI Determinants in Transition Countries. The Role and the Impact of Transition Speed. In: George Papanikos, Essays on Growth, Development and Finance, Athens: Atiner, pp: 127-143

Conferences

2010                 5th Annual International Symposium on Economic Theory, Policy and Implications, 26-29 July 2010, Athens. FDI Determinants in Transition Countries. The Role and the Impact of Transition Speed. [It has been published in the Special Edition G. Papanikos, Essays on Growth, Development and Finance, Athens: Atiner, pp: 127-143]

2013                12th EEFS - European Economic and Financial Society – Berlin June 2013. Paper:  IMF programs and policies assessment in the transition economies during the transition and the post-transition period. [It has been published in the Journal of Heterodox Economics]

2014                13th EEFS – European Economic and Financial Society – Thessaloniki June 2014. Paper Presentation: The Relation between Military Expenditure and Certain Aspects of Economic Performance and Governance in the Transition Economies – A Panel Data Analysis [It has been published in the Journal Applied Economics Quarterly]

2015                 White Rose Business and Management, Accounting and Finance and Work Psychology Pathway Annual Conference 2015, University of Sheffield, 11-12th June 2015. Paper: Innovation based Sustainability of State-Owned Enterprises: Do Corruption and State Share create an impact?

2016                 2nd International Conference in Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance, University of Macedonia, 6-7th May 2016 – Ownership Arrangement and financial performance: The Case of State-Owned enterprises in former Yugoslavian countries [It has been accepted for publication in the Journal – Corporate Governance – International Review with the following title: “Politically Induced Board Turnover, Ownership Arrangements and Performance of SOEs: Is there a Connection?”]

2016                6th IMAEF – International Meeting on Economics and Finance – Corfu June 2016. Paper presentation: The Impact of EU and Common Currency Area accession on the EU members Terms of Trade. A Panel Data Analysis

2018                 17th Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association Conference – Athens December 2018. Paper Presentation: Bank Capital and Liquidity Creation

 

 

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