Dr. Christos Avdoulas obtained BSc in Statistics from Athens University of Economics & Business (AUEB). He also holds an MSc in Banking and Financial Management from University of Piraeus and a PhD in Econometrics & Finance from Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). He has more than 2 years of postdoctoral research and teaching experience in universities and research
institutions, mainly in the Greece and Cyprus. He is a faculty member / research fellow at the Athens University of Economics & Business (AUEB), at the
Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania and at the Open University of Cyprus.
He has also worked in other research positions in the academia and as an financial expert consultant in private sector.
During the last 7 years he has served as investigator, experienced researcher, or team member in European and national research projects (e.g., H2020, DRASI 1-AUEB). He acts as Senior Researcher at Hellenic Financial Literacy Institute.
His research interests include econometrics, monetary economics, macro-financial theory, nonlinear economic dynamics, machine learning, financial engineering, optimal control, complex systems, extreme and Bayesian statistics. He acts as a referee for top journals in many scientific disciplines aside from economics. His work has been published in many well-known academic journals
including Annals of Operations Research, Computational Economics, Economic Modelling and International Review of Financial Analysis.
1.“Evolutionary-based Return Forecasting With Nonlinear Star Models: Evidence From The Eurozone Peripheral Stock Markets”, with Stelios Bekiros & Sabri Boubaker, Annals of Operations Research, pp. 1-27, doi: 10.1007/s10479-015-2078-z
(3* ABS List, IF:1.709)
2.“Detecting nonlinear dependencies in Eurozone peripheral equity markets: A multistep filtering approach’’, with Stelios Bekiros & Sabri Boubaker, Economic Modelling, Vol 58, pp. 580-587, doi: 10.1016/j.econmod.2016.02.001
(2* ABS List, IF:1.463)
3."Nonlinear equilibrium adjustment dynamics and predictability of the term structure of interest rates", with Stelios Bekiros & Christis Hassapis, International Review of Financial Analysis,
Vol 55,pp. 140–155, doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2017.11.009 (3* ABS List, IF:1.457)
4."Nonlinear Forecasting of Euro Area Industrial Production Using Evolutionary Approaches", with Stelios Bekiros, Computational Economics, doi:10.1007/s10614-017-9695-3
(1* ABS List, IF:1.053)
5."Tail-Related Risk Measurement and Forecasting in Equity Markets", with Stelios Bekiros, Nikolaos Loukeris & Iordanis Eleftheriadis, Computational Economics, doi:10.1007/s10614-017-9766-5
(1* ABS List, IF:1.053)