I joined Kingston University in 2010 from Athens University of Economics and Business. I was teaching financial accounting and financial management. I have a degree in business administration, with specification in accounting and an MBA degree in financial management. I received my PhD at Brunel Business School in the area of financial accounting. I also worked in management and business planning roles in the banking sector.
Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance
My main research interests are in the following areas: Post Earnings Announcement Drift (PEAD), Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As), Earnings Management, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Capital Market research in Accounting, Behavioural Finance.
Degiannakis, Stavros, Giannopoulos, George, Ibrahim, Salma and Rozic, Ivana (2019) Earnings management to avoid losses and earnings declines in Croatia. International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics, 9(3), pp. 219-238. ISSN (print) 1757-1170
Giannopoulos, Georgios and Sigbjornsen, Sindre (2019) Prediction of bankruptcy using financial ratios in the Greek market. Theoretical Economics Letters, 9, pp. 1114-1128. ISSN (print) 2162-2078
Giannopoulos, George, Degiannakis, Stavros, Holt, Andrew and Pongpoonsuksri, Teerapon (2018) The impact of the 2007 global financial crisis on IPO performance in Asian-Pacific emerging markets. Theoretical Economics Letters, 8(11), pp. 2640-2672. ISSN (print) 2162-2078
Shadmehri, Samaneh Ahmadi, Khansalar, Ehsan, Giannopoulos, George and Dasht-Bayaz, Mahmoud Lari (2017) The Impact of Surplus Free Cash Flow, Corporate Governance and Firm Size on Earnings Predictability in Companies Listed in Tehran Stock Exchange. International Business Research, 10(11), pp. 20-28. ISSN (print) 1913-9004
Giannopoulos, George, Khansalar, Ehsan and Patel, Neel (2017) The impact of single and multiple mergers and acquisitions on shareholders' wealth of UK bidder firms. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 9(3), pp. 141-167. ISSN (print) 1916-971X
Giannopoulos, Georgios, Holt, Andrew, Khansalar, Ehsan and Mogoya, Patrick (2017) The long-run performance of U.S. bidding firms in the post M&A period : the impact of bid type, payment method and industry specialisation. International Journal of Business and Management, 12(2), pp. 230-245. ISSN (print) 1833-3850
Khansalar, Ehsan, Turner, Natasha and Giannopoulos, George (2015) Perceptions of Regulation on the UK Mortgage Market: A Step Too Far? International Journal of Business and Management, 10(8), pp. 59-72. ISSN (print) 1833-3850
Giannopoulos, George, Holt, Andrew, Khansalar, Ehsan and Cleanthous, Stephanie (2013) The use of the balanced scorecard in small companies. International Journal of Business and Management, 8(14), pp. 1-22. ISSN (print) 1833-3850
Ismaila, Bilkisu, Giannopoulos, George and Sykianakis, Nicos (2012) FDIs in the Nigerian oil and gas industry: challenges and opportunities faced due to the choice of entry mode. The Southeuropean Review of Business Finance and Accounting, 10, pp. 89-109. ISSN (print) 1109-6929
Degiannakis, Stavros and Giannopoulos, George (2009) Is PEAD a consequence of the presence of the cognitive bias of self-attribution in investors' expectations regarding permanent earnings? Evidence from Athens Stock Exchange. International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics, 1(1), pp. 89-110. ISSN (print) 1757-1170
Sahyoun, Bachir, Giannopoulos, George, Anagnostopoulos, Yannis and Sykianakis, Nicos (2018) Mergers and acquisitions : the impact of hiring financial advisors on acquirer shareholder wealth in the US and UK financial services sector. In: Roukanas, Spyros , Polychronidou, Persefoni and Karasavvoglou, Anastasios, (eds.) The political economy of development in Southeastern Europe. Cham, Switzerland : Springer International Publishing. pp. 161-197. (Contributions to Economics) ISSN (print) 1431-1933 ISBN 9783319934525