Dr Ioannis Lazopoulos

Lecturer in Economics

Qualifications: BA (Staffs), MSc (Bham), PhD (Keele)

Phone: Work: 01483 68 2771
Room no: 05 AD 00

Office hours

Wednesdays 10.00am - 12.00 noon

RePEc web page: download papers

Further information


Ioannis joined the department as a lecturer in Economics in the University of Surrey in 2008. Prior to this, he worked in various capacities at Keele University (since 2001), where he also received his doctorate with commendation in 2006. Ioannis holds a B.A.(Hons) in Business and Financial Economics from Staffordshire University, and a M.Sc. in Money, Banking and Finance from the University of Birmingham.

Research Interests

Ioannis' main research interests are in microeconomics, information economics, financial economics and contract theory. His research focuses on theory of financial intermediation, encompassing the areas of financial stability and financial regulation. Other areas of interest include experimental economics with emphasis on the experimental evidence on multi-player repeated games.

Research Collaborations

Vasco Gabriel (University of Surrey), Diana Lima (Central Bank of Portugal), Miriam Al Lily (Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia), Frederique Bracoud (University of Queensland)

PhD Supervision

Current Students

  • Mrs. Diana Lima: Monetary Policy and Bank Regulation (passed Viva - minor corrections, February 2017)
  • Mr Onur Akkaya: The Role of Technological Change and Financial Innovations on Bank Failures in Turkey (passed Viva - minor corrections, April 2016)



Lazopoulos I. (2013) 'Liquidity Uncertainty and Intermediation'. Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 37(2), pages 403-414.

Working Papers

  • Lima D., Lazopoulos I. and  Gabriel V. "The Effect of Financial Regulation Mandate on Inflation Bias: A Dynamic Panel Approach, DP 06/16, School of Economics, University of Surrey.
  • Lazopoulos I. and  Gabriel V. "The Role of the Financial Supervisory Architecture on Welfare".
  • Diedrich M. and Lazopoulos I. "Homophily in Friendship Selection: Experimental Evidence from a Multi-Player Prisoner’s Dilemma".
  • Lazopoulos, I. and F. Bracoud, "Information Transmission and Optimal Intermediation".
  • Lazopoulos, I. "Cycles and Banking Crisis".


Current Teaching

Ioannis holds the Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice

Departmental Duties

Academic Integrity Officer

Discussion Papers Coordinator


Previous Duties

Deputy Examinations Officer

SISC Link Tutor

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