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Manthos Delis is a Professor of Financial Economics at Audencia Business School and Member of the Board of Directors at the University of Ioannina.

His current research emphasizes the role of sustainable finance (especially bank credit) in modern societies. More than 60 of his papers are published in top-tier journals, with 10 publications in FT-listed journals (Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, Operations Research, Review of Finance), 21 in ABS 4 journals, and many other in top-field journals (European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Money, Credit & Banking, etc.).


He has been a full professor since the age of 33 and IDEAS ranks his research among the top 1% economics researchers in the world. Among other awards, on March 2019, he was externally nominated for the USERN Prize 2019 based on his academic performance in the recent two years.


He is a co-founder and member of the organizing committee of the Endless Summer Conference on Financial Intermediation and Corporate Finance (CEPR conference). He is also a member of the program committee of the Swiss Winter Conference on Financial Intermediation, and a member of the scientific committee of the Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association (HFAA). He serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Stability and the International Review of Finance


Please check below for selected recent publications (his CV for a full list) and for several articles on the restructuring of the Greek economy. 



For a full list of my publication record and working papers click here


Working papers

  • Corporate taxes and economic inequality: A credit channel (with E. Galariotis, M. Iosifidi, S. Ongena). SSRN. IDEAS.​​

  • Too-big-to-strand? Bond versus bank financing in the transition to a low-carbon economy (with W. Beyene, De Greiff, K., and S. Ongena). CEPR.

    • Inter alia presented at the 2nd Financial Economics Meeting: Crisis Challenges (FEM-2021).

  • Gender of Firm Decision-Makers and Within-Firm Wage Disparity (with I. Hasan, M. Iosifidi, P. Politsidis, and A. Saunders). SSRN.

  • Corporate Tax Changes and Credit Costs (with Y. Deli, I. Hasan, P, Politsidis, and A. Saunders). SSRN

    • Inter alia presented at the 2022 International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance (ICMAIF), the 2022 World Finance Conference, the 2021 World Finance Banking Symposium, the 11th National Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS), and the 2019 International Tax Conference (Beijing University of Technology).

  • Global Evidence on Profit Shifting (with F. Delis, L. Laeven, and S. Ongena). CEPR.

  • Pollution permits and financing costs (with F. Antoniou, S. Ongena, and C. Tsoumas). Available as a CEPR working paperSSRN.

    • VOXEU story​

    • Inter alia presented at the 2021 European Banking Authority Policy Research Workshop, the 26th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, and the 19th Conference on Research on Economic Theory and Econometrics.


  • Credit, income and inequality (with F. Fringuellotti and S. Ongena). Available as a NY Fed Working paper.

    • Presented inter alia at: AEA 2021; Federal Reserve Week After Conference on Financial Markets and Institutions 2021; Paris December Finance Meeting; EFA 2020; EEA 2020; 9th MoFiR Workshop on Banking; CEPR’s Endless Summer Conference on Financial Intermediation and Corporate Finance.


Recent publications



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