Montpellier Business School

Dr. Pasiouras Fotios

Pasiouras Fotios
Fonction Full Professor
Research themes Banking, Financial Services
Teaching department Finance, Control and Law


Short Bio

Dr Fotios Pasiouras joined Montpellier Business School as Full Professor of Banking and Finance in September 2018. He has held faculty positions in Greek and U.K. universities and he has been a Visiting Research Fellow/Scholar at European and U.S. universities. He has served as Co-Coordinator of the EURO Working Group on Efficiency & Productivity Analysis (European Operational Research Society), Co-Director of the Centre for Money, Banking and Institutions (University of Surrey, UK), and Co-Director of Research at the Financial Engineering Laboratory (Technical University of Crete, Greece). He is Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society, one of the Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance, Subject Editor of the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Subject Editor of the Emerging Markets Review, Associate Editor at the Journal of Financial Stability. His research focuses on risk, performance, corporate governance and regulations in the financial industry. It has appeared in more than 65 papers published in well-known international journals including: Management Science; Journal of Money, Credit & Banking; Journal of Banking & Finance; European Journal of Operational Research, etc. According to Scopus his work has received over 1500 citations (excluding self-citations of all authors) and has an h-index of 19. Google Scholar gives over 5000 citations to his work and an h-index of 32. He has received various awards and he is consistently included in lists with top authors by IDEAS/RePEc and SSRN.

Selected intellectual contributions

Pasiouras F. & Tsagkarakis M.-P. 2021. Greek Banking System during the Crisis and Beyond. In Vlachos V., Bitzenis A. & Sergi B.S. (Eds.), Modeling Economic Growth in Contemporary Greece (Entrepreneurship and Global Economic Growth). Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley: 191-219.

Makrychoriti P., Pasiouras F. & Tasiou M. Forthcoming. Financial stress and economic growth: the moderating role of trust. Kyklos.

Mirzaei A., Pasiouras F. & Samet A. 2021. State ownership, macroprudential policies, and bank lending. Journal of International Money and Finance, 117: 102456.

Papadimitri P., Tasiou M., Tsagkarakis M-P. & Pasiouras F. 2021. FinTech and Financial Intermediation. In Pompella M. & Matousek R. (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of FinTech and Blockchain. Palgrave Macmillan: 347-374.

Gaganis C., Pasiouras F. & Wohlschlegel A. 2021. Allocating supervisory responsibilities to central bankers: does national culture matter? International Review of Law and Economics, 67: 105991.

Papadimitri P., Pasiouras F., Tasiou M. 2021. Financial leverage and performance: The case of Financial Technology firms. Applied Economics, 53(44): 5103-5121.

Makrychoriti P. & Pasiouras F. 2021. National culture and central bank transparency: Cross-country evidence. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 72: 101318.

Tsagkarakis M-P., Doumpos M. & Pasiouras F. 2021. Capital shortfall: A multicriteria decision support system for the identification of weak banks. Decision Support Systems, 145: 113526.

Gaganis C., Galariotis E., Pasiouras F. & Staikouras C. 2021. Macroprudential regulations and bank profit efficiency: international evidence. Journal of Regulatory Economics, 59(2): 136-160.


Undergraduate in Greek: Financial Risk Management (TUC), Strategic Planning (TUC), Investment Decision Making Analysis (TUC), Financial Decision Making Analysis (TUC), Money & Capital Markets (HOU)

Undergraduate in English: Business Finance (U. of Surrey), Management Accounting (U. of Bath), Risk Management & Internal Control (U. of Bath)

Postgraduate in Greek: Financial & Banking Management (TUC), Quantitative Techniques in Banking Risk Management (TUC)

Postgraduate in English: Financial Statement Analysis (MBS), Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange (IHU), Money & Banking (U. of Surrey), Strategic Management Accounting (U. of Bath), Financial Management (U. of Bath), Financial Mathematics (EADA B-school), Financial Management, (MAICh), Project Appraisal Analysis (MAICh), Theory and Applications of Cost-Benefit Analysis (MAICh)

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