Dr Serafeim Tsoukas

  • Reader (Economics)

telephone: 01413306325
email: Serafeim.Tsoukas@glasgow.ac.uk


Serafeim Tsoukas joined Economics at Glasgow in January 2011, and was previously an ESRC postdoctoral fellow at the University of Nottingham. He holds an Economics PhD from the University of Nottingham and further Economics degrees from the Universities of Nottingham (MSc) and Patras (BSc). 

Serafeim has held visiting research positions at the Bank for International Settlements, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Columbia Business School.

Research interests

Areas of expertise:

  • Corporate Finance    
  • Emerging Markets Finance  
  • Financial Economics    
  • Applied Macroeconomics   



SIRE - Early Career Engagement Grant, August 2013 £2,500

Adam Smith Research Foundation - Asian bond markets , December 2012, £1,997

Carnegie Trust - Research Grant, October 2011, £1,000

BESTS - University of Nottingham, November 2010, £2,500

Universitas 21 - Visiting fellowship, October 2010, £600

Fitch Ratings - Market Implied Ratings, January 2008, £8,000

ESRC - New Directions in the Economics of Finance, Postdoctoral Fellowship, October 2008, £134,000


Russian FOREX - RISE European Commission (co-investigator), e300,000

In Preparation

Sovereign debt: economic, legal and policy implications - ESRC (co-investigator), £1,500,000


Zerun Liu, (entry January 2015)

Ping Zhang, Chinese Government funded (entry January 2015)

Udichibarna Bose, ESRC funded (entry October 2012)

Filipa Fernandes, (entry October 2012)

Mahdi Lofti-Heravi, (entry October 2012)

Kai Wong, (entry January 2012)



Current Lecturing

Corporate Finance and Investment (MSc), University of Glasgow

Modern Theory of Banking and Finance (MSc), University of Glasgow

Previous Lecturing/Tutoring

2008-2010 Financial Econometrics (MSc), University of Nottingham

2007-2008 Financial Economics, Applied Economics, University of Newcastle

2004-2007 Macroeconomic Theory, Introductory Econometrics, Quantitative Methods, University of Nottingham

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