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Chair in Finance and Programme Director for the MSc Accounting and Finance


Leonidas joined The University of Edinburgh as an Associate Professor (Reader) of Finance in July 2019. Prior to joining The University of Edinburgh, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at the Adam Smith Business School (University of Glasgow) and an Assistant Professor of Financial Economics within the School of Economics and Finance at the University of St. Andrews.

Leonidas is a visiting Research Professor of Finance at NYU Stern School of Business (New York University, NY) and regularly visits as an Associate Professor of Finance the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary (VA) and the Harvard Business School at Harvard University (MA). Leonidas is a fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and an Associate Editor at the International Review of Financial Analysis.

BSc (University of Piraeus; LSE), MSc (University of Durham), D.Phil (University of Durham), PgCert (University of Durham).

Research Taxonomy

Research Interests

  • Asset Pricing
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Dynamic Games and Contracts
  • Auctions and Market Design
  • Consumer and Public Finance
  • Microeconometrics

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