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Manthos Delis is a Professor of Financial Economics and Banking at Montpellier Business School

He has a PhD in 2007 from AUEB, Greece, an MSc from York University, Canada, and a BA (honors) from Western University, Canada. He previously was at the University of Surrey (Professor, 2012-2017), Cass (SL, 2011-2012), and University of Ioannina (L, 2008-2011).

His current research interests cover the role of finance (especially bank credit) in the real economy (firm borrowing and investments, household finance, income inequality, etc.). More than 40 of his papers are published in top-tier journals, with 8 publications in FT-listed journals (Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, Operations Research, Review of Finance) and many others in top-field journals (Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, etc.).


Based on the quality of his research, he has been a Professor since the age of 33, and has received many honors and awards. His work  has been cited more than 7,000 times. IDEAS ranks his research in the top 1% in the world (last 10 years). 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), a small top event in the field. He is also a member of the program committee of the Swiss Winter Conference on Financial Intermediation, a well-established highly-quality annual CEPR conference, 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


Papers in the R&R stage

Key recent published papers




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