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Research Interests

Macroeconomic theory, macro-finance, expectations, networks


PhD from London Business School (2002); Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); Member of the Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM); ESRC Grant on 'Macroeconomic policy and learning dynamics' (2005-2008).

Recent Publications

Published Papers

Cavalcanti, T.V.D., Giannitsarou, C. and Johnson, C.R. Network cohesion, Economic Theory vol 64(1) (2017) pp. 1-21
Cavalcanti, T.V.D. and Giannitsarou, C. Growth and Human Capital: A Network Approach, The Economic Journal vol 127(603) (2017)
Challe, E. and Giannitsarou, C. Stock prices and monetary policy shocks: a general equilibrium approach, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control vol 40(March) (2014) pp. 46-66
Anagnostopoulos, A. and Giannitsarou, C. Indeterminacy and period length under balanced budget rules, Macroeconomic Dynamics vol 17(1) (2012) pp. 898-919
Carceles-Poveda, E. and Giannitsarou, C. Asset pricing with adaptive learning, Review of Economic Dynamics vol 11(3) (2008) pp. 629-651

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Amano-Patiño, N., Faraglia, E., Giannitsarou, C. and Hasna, Z. The Unequal Effects of Covid-19 on Economists' Research Productivity, (2020) CWPE2038
Arrondel, L., Calvo-Pardo, H., Giannitsarou, C., Haliassos, M. Informative Social Interactions, (2019) CWPE1911
Anagnostopoulos, A., Atesagaoglu, O., Faraglia, E., Giannitsarou, C. Foreign Direct Investment as a Determinant of Cross-Country Stock Market Comovement, (2019) CWPE1978

Recent Activities

Are Women Publishing Less During the Pandemic?
Dr Noriko Amano Patino's VOXeu article and paper (joint with Elisa Faraglia, Chryssi Giannitsarou and Zeina Hasna), entitled "Who is doing new research in the time of COVID-19? Not the female economists" was quoted in the Nature article "Are Women Publishing Less During the Pandemic?" which looks at the unequal effects of COVID-19 on research productivity.
Published on - Friday 29th May 2020

Who is Doing New Research in the Time of COVID-19?
Dr. Noriko Amano-Patiño, Dr. Elisa Faraglia, Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou and PhD candidate Zeina Hasna have published an article for VOXeu titled "Who is doing new research in the time of COVID-19? Not the female economists". This column suggests that the effects of lockdowns on the division of labour at home have been particularly detrimental to the research activity of women.
Published on - Monday 4th May 2020

Faculty Academic Promotions and Appointments 2019
The Faculty is very pleased to announce that Dr Chryssi Giannitsarou and Dr Donald Robertson have been promoted to University Readerships and that Dr Sriya Iyer has been appointed to University Readership and will join the Faculty in that capacity in September.
Published on - Thursday 13th June 2019

Research Grants

Togetherness: The Increase in Global Stock Market Correlations (British Academy)
Macroeconomic Policy And Learning Dynamics (Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC))

Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects

Financial decisions: The role of information through social networks ** (JHLQ)
Mapping of Rumours and Information Diffusion with Toxvaerd, F. and Collier, N. (JHOQ)

**co-finance with CERF

COVID-19 Economic Research

Special Feature: The Unequal Effects of COVID-19 on Economists' Research Productivity


PI Paper 2 - Michaelmas - Macroeconomic Principles I
Diploma Prep Course - Macroeconomic Principles I
MPhil R200 - Advanced Macroeconomics

PhD Students


Yiming Xu
PhD Title: Expected stock returns and capital misallocation in production networks


Zeina Hasna
PhD Title: Essays on the Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change
Research: Macroeconomics, Structural Change, Growth & Inequality, Environment Economics

Dr Chryssi Giannitsarou

University Reader

Research Group:

CV: Curriculum Vitae

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Contact Details
Room: 52
Office Hours: email appointment
College: King's College

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