Dr Panagiotis Karavitis

  • Lecturer (Accounting & Finance)


Panagiotis completed his Ph.D. in Multinationals’ Taxation at the University of Cyprus, August 2017. He also holds a BA degree in Public Economics from Panteion University and an MSc in International Economics and Finance from Athens University of Economics and Business.

Panagiotis is a Member of the Scientific Committee of the European Accounting Association Annual Congress for the Taxation Sector since 2018 and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for journals like the Journal of Corporate Finance, the British Journal of Management, the Accounting and Business Research, the British Accounting Review, among others.

Research interests

Areas of expertise:

  • Corporate taxation 
  • Multinationals’ profit shifting 
  • Tax avoidance
  • Empirical corporate governance 
  • International financial integration


List by: Type | Date


  • Wards Trust Grant (£3,000), March 2021
  • Wards Trust Grant (£1,980), May 2022


Panagiotis would be interested in supervising doctoral students who would be willing to work in the following broad areas of research:

  • Profit – shifting 
  • Tax avoidance
  • Empirical corporate governance
  • Empirical corporate social responsibility

Current doctoral supervision


  • Principles of Financial Econometrics (PG)
  • Issues in Accounting Research (PG)
  • Issues in International Corporate Taxation (PG)

Additional information

Papers submitted in refereed journals

Working papers

Work in progress

        Best paper in Accounting award at the Financial Management & Accounting Research Conference     (FMARC), Limassol, 2022.


Refereeing (academic journals)

  • Journal of Corporate Finance
  • British Journal of Management
  • Journal of Business Finance and Accounting
  • Corporate Governance: An International Review
  • Accounting and Business Research
  • British Accounting Review
  • International Journal of Finance and Economics
  • International Tax and Public Finance
  • European Journal of Finance
  • European Management Journal

Media coverage:

L'AGEFI (France): "Global taxation and profit shifting: The role of corporate governance"

Columbia University, Law School's blog on corporations and capital markets (Blue Sky Blog)

19th Annual Gala for Best Corporate Citizens in Canada (see section: 3. Corporate Social Responsibility)


Personal CV: Available here

Personal website: Panagiotis I. Karavitis