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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

Giannitsarou, C., Kissler, S. and Toxvaerd, F.M.O. Waning Immunity and the Second Wave: Some Projections for SARS-CoV-2, American Economic Review: Insights vol 3 no. 3 (2021)
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

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Giannitsarou, C., Kissler, S., Toxvaerd, F.M.O. Waning Immunity and the Second Wave: Some Projections for SARS-COV-2, (2020) CWPE20126
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

Academic Gender Gap Widens During Pandemic
In the first weeks of the pandemic, the submission of articles to journals by women, fell dramatically more than their male counterparts.
Published on - Wednesday 21st July 2021

Has the Pandemic Changed Research Culture – and is it for the better?
Times Higher Education has quoted the research by Dr. Amano-Patiño, Dr. Faraglia, Dr. Giannitsarou and Zeina Hasna, into how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the inequalities for women and junior academics.
Published on - Thursday 15th April 2021

International Women's Day 2021 - Bridging the Gender Gap
As part of International Women's Day, Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou will be a guest speaker at the University College Dublin (UCD) webinar, "Bridging the gender gap: Research and responses to COVID-19".
Published on - Friday 5th March 2021

News from the Women’s Committee - A Growing Divide
Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou and Sarah Smith (University of Bristol) have written an article for the Royal Economic Society, that says the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and intensified inequalities in many areas of our life, including academic life.
Published on - Thursday 18th February 2021

European Economic Review Editorial Board
Dr. Chryssi Giannitsarou has joined the European Economic Review Journal Editorial Board. Dr Giannitsarou has agreed to be an Associate Editor for the journal, with immediate effect.
Published on - Friday 27th November 2020

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

Giannitsarou, C., Financial Decisions: The Role of Information Through Social Networks ** (JHLQ)
Giannitsarou, C., Toxvaerd, F. and Collier, N., Mapping of Rumours and Information Diffusion (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
PIIB Paper 6 - Michaelmas - Finance & Asset Pricing

PhD Students


Yiming Xu
PhD Title: Expected stock returns and capital misallocation in production networks
Radu Cristea
PhD Title:
Research: Adopting the Euro: Curse or Blessing? Exploring the optimal policy mix
Niklas Schmitz
PhD Title:
Research: Monetary Policy, Risk Premia, and Asset Prices


Xiaocong Zhang
PhD Title:
Research: The Economic Consequences of Land Finance in China: An Estimated DSGE Model

Professor Chryssi Giannitsarou

Professor of Macroeconomics and Finance

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College: King's College

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