Dr. Stavros Kourtzidis

Lecturer in Finance and Banking

University of Dundee, School of Business

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E-mail: s.kourtzidis@dundee.ac.uk

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Biography

I am a Lecturer in Finance and Banking in the University of Dundee School of Business. I hold a BSc in Economics, an MSc in Applied Economics and a PhD in Economics from the University of Thessaly, Greece. During my PhD studies I have worked in various teaching and research roles at the University of Thessaly, including teaching assistant in Statistics and researcher at a ERDF project about GHGs emision scenarios and mitigation opportunities in Energy, Transport and Industrial sectors in Greece. I have also worked as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Macedonia, Greece. My research interests are in the fields of Efficiency & Productivity Analysis, Banking & Finance, Operational Research, Network Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) models.

 

Education

2015 PhD in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece

2010 MSc in Applied Economics, Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece

2008 BSc in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece

 

PhD Thesis

Construction and economics applications of two-stage DEA models” (completed, June 2015) under the supervision of Dr. Nickolaos Tzeremes

 

Current Teaching

2017-present Lecturer in Finance and Banking, University of Dundee School of Business, Dundee, UK.

  • Econometrics for Finance
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Bank Modelling and Performance Analysis
  • Research Methods

 

Previous Teaching

2017 Adjunct Lecturer in Microeconomics, Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

2010-2015 Teaching assistant in Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece

 

Research Interest

Efficiency & Productivity Analysis

Banking & Finance

Operational Research

Network Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA)

 

Research Activity

2019 Royal Economic Society Conference Grant for presenting at the 7th Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Porto, Portugal, 13 September 2019.

2013-2014 Researcher at “GHGs emission scenarios and mitigation opportunities in Energy, Transport and Industrial sector in Greece till 2030.”, “GHGsMETI” program, SYNERGASIA 2011 action, supported by the European Regional Development Fund and Greek National Funds, project number 11SYN-8-118.

 

Reviewer for Academic Journals

European Journal of Operational Research

Annals of Operations Research

International Journal of Finance and Economics

Journal of Business Research

Economic Modelling

Socio-Economic Planning Sciences

Empirical Economics

Review of Managerial Science

North American Journal of Economics and Finance

Review of Development Economics

Research in International Business and Finance

Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance

Operational Research: An International Journal

International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management

Studies in Economics and Finance

International Journal of Computer Mathematics: Computer Systems Theory

Economic Change and Restructuring

Sage Open Journal

Carbon Management

 

Reviewer for Academic Books

Cambridge University Press

 

Article Editor

Sage Open Journal

 

Awards for Reviewing

2020 – Recipient of the “Certificate of Reviewing” from European Journal of Operational Research [Certificate]

2020 – Recipient of the “Certificate of Reviewing” from Economic Modelling [Certificate]

2020 – Recipient of the “Certificate of Reviewing” from Socio-Economic Planning Sciences [Certificate]

2020 – Recipient of the “Certificate of Reviewing” from North American Journal of Economics and Finance [Certificate]

2020 – Recipient of the “Certificate of Reviewing” from International Journal of Finance & Economics. [Certificate]

2018-Recipient of the “Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing” from Economic Modelling. [Certificate]

2018-Recipient of the “Certificate of Reviewing” from Research in International Business and Finance. [Certificate]

Memberships

Royal Economic Society (RES)

International Society for Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (ISEaPA)

Refereed Publications

Kourtzidis S, Matousek R and Tzeremes NG. 2021. Modelling a multi-period production process: Evidence from the Japanese regional banks. European Journal of Operational Research, DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2021.01.036. [link]

Chen Z, Kourtzidis S, Tzeremes P and Tzeremes NG. 2020. A robust network DEA model for sustainability assessment: An application to Chinese Provinces. Operational Research: An International Journal, DOI: 10.1007/s12351-020-00553-x. [link]

Kourtzidis S, Matousek R, and Tzeremes NG. 2019. Productivity growth in network models: An application to banking during the Financial Crisis. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 70, 111-124. [link]

Kourtzidis S, Tzeremes P and Tzeremes NG. 2019. Conditional time-dependent nonparametric estimators with an application to healthcare production function. Journal of Applied Statistics, 46, 2481-2490. [link]

Kourtzidis S and Tzeremes NG. 2019. Investigating the determinants of firm performance: A qualitative comparative analysis of insurance companies. European Journal of Management and Business Economics, 29, 3-22. [link]

Kourtzidis S, Tzeremes P, and Tzeremes NG. 2018. Re-evaluating the energy consumption-economic growth nexus for the United States: An asymmetric threshold cointegration analysis. Energy, 148, 537-545. [link]

Kourtzidis S, Tzeremes P, Tzeremes NG, Heryan T. 2018. Integration of tourism markets in Australia: An international visitor arrivals’ convergence assessment. Tourism Economics, 24, 901-907. [link]

Degl’Innocenti M, Kourtzidis S, Sevic Z and Tzeremes NG. 2017. Bank productivity growth and convergence in the European Union during the financial crisis. Journal of Banking & Finance, 75, 184-199. [link]

Degl’Innocenti M, Kourtzidis S, Sevic Z and Tzeremes NG. 2017. Investigating bank efficiency in transition economies: A window-based weight assurance region approach. Economic Modelling, 67, 23-33. [link]

Halkos GE, Tzeremes NG and Kourtzidis S. 2016. Measuring sustainability efficiency using a two-stage DEA approach. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 20, 1159-1175. [link].

Halkos GE, Tzeremes NG and Kourtzidis S. 2015. Weight assurance region in two-stage additive efficiency decomposition DEA model: an application to school data. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 66, 696-704. [link]

Halkos GE, Tzeremes NG and Kourtzidis S. 2015. Regional sustainability efficiency index in Europe: an additive two-stage DEA approach. Operational Research: An International Journal, 15, 1-23. [link]

Halkos GE, Tzeremes NG and Kourtzidis S. 2014. A unified classification of two-stage DEA models. Surveys in Operations Research and Management Science, 19, 1-16. [link]

Halkos GE, Tzeremes NG and Kourtzidis S. 2012. Measuring public owned university department’s efficiency: A bootstrapped DEA approach. Journal of Economics and Econometrics, 55, 1-24. [link]

 

Recent Participation in International Conferences

Kourtzidis S,  Tzeremes NG and Fifield S. 2020. A General Weight Assurance Region Model for Fund Performance Evaluation: An Application to UK Investment Trusts. 11th North American Productivity Workshop (NAPW XI Virtual), University of Miami Business School, Miami, USA, June 8-12. [link]

Karagiannis G, Kourtzidis S and Ravanos P. 2020. Worst-Practice Benchmarking with Inverted VEA. 11th North American Productivity Workshop (NAPW XI Virtual), University of Miami Business School, Miami, USA, June 8-12. [link]

Karagiannis G and Kourtzidis S. 2019. A parallel network BoD model. 7th Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Porto, Portugal, September 13. [link]

Kourtzidis S and Tzeremes NG. 2019. Using trade-offs for measuring bank performance: A network DEA approach. 16th European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (EWEPA XVI), London, UK, June 10-13. [link]

Kourtzidis S, Matousek R and Tzeremes NG. 2018. Modelling multi-period bank production process during periods of uncertainty. British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Scottish Area Group Annual Conference 2018, University of Dundee School of Business, Dundee, UK, August 22. [link]

Kourtzidis S, Matousek R and Tzeremes NG. 2018. Good and bad outputs in bank performance: A relational network DEA approach. 10th North American Productivity Workshop (NAPW X), University of Miami Business School, Miami, USA, June 12-15. [link]

Karagiannis G and Kourtzidis S. 2018. Modelling of non-performing loans in banking efficiency. Workshop Modeling of Bad Outputs in Production Analysis, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden, June 4-5. [link]

Kourtzidis S and Tzeremes NG. 2016. Productivity growth in network models: An application to banking during the financial crisis. 3rd Conference of The Society for Economic Measurement: Efficiency & Productivity Analysis at the Aggregate Level-Session C, Bank of Greece, University of Kansas, Center for Financial Stability, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Macedonia & Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece, July 6-8. [link]