Georgios Panos

Professor of Finance – University of Glasgow – UK

Georgios is a Professor of Finance at the Adam Smith Business School of the University of Glasgow. He has held previous posts at the University of Glasgow, the University of Stirling and at the University of Essex. He has served as a consultant to the World Bank in multiple occasions (in five occasions for a total of some seven years, working on the finance and private sector development unit and the poverty assessment unit) and has been affiliated with EU-funded projects (on work and wellbeing, health at work, and socioeconomic inequalities of the older workforce). He is also a postgraduate convenor at the Adam Smith Business School.

Georgios holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Aberdeen (2010), an MSc Economics from the University of Warwick (2004) and a Ptychio in Economics from the University of Ioannina (2002). His areas of expertise are on the areas of intersection between labour and financial economics. His research has been featured in outlets such as the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, inter alia. Georgios’ current research interests are on financial literacy and economic behaviour, applications of behavioural economics and finance, labour and personnel economics, and the economics of entrepreneurship. He has collaborated on World Bank projects on financial literacy in transition and emerging economies, has published and is heavily invested in the financial literacy development agenda though a number of ongoing research projects, research grants and policy forums.

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