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Prof. Konstantinos Koufopoulos
Professor

Profile

Biography

  • BSc (Athens)
  • MSc (Southampton)
  • MSc (LSE)
  • PhD (LSE)

Departmental roles

  • Chair, Graduate School Board (GSB)
  • Postgraduate Programme Leader for MSc Finance

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets

Postgraduate

  • Corporate Finance

Other teaching

PhD: 

  • Corporate Finance

Research

Overview

  • Banking
  • Contract Theory
  • Corporate Finance
  • Market Microstructure

Publications

Selected publications

 

  • “Bank capital structure and regulation: Overcoming and embracing adverse selection”, (with Swarnava Biswas), Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming.
  • “Separating Equilibria, Underpricing and Security Design”, (with Dan Bernhardt and Giulio Trigilia), Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming.
  • “Is There a Paradox of Pledgeability?”, (with Dan Bernhardt and Giulio Trigilia), Journal of Financial Economics, 2020, 137, 606 – 611.
  • “Bank Competition and Financing Efficiency under Asymmetric Information”, (with Swarnava Biswas), Journal of Corporate Finance, 2020, 65, 101504.
  • “Optimal Security Design under Asymmetric Information and Profit Manipulation”, (with Roman Kozhan and Giulio Trigilia), Review of Corporate Finance Studies, 2019, 8, 146–173.
  • “(Neutrally) Optimal Mechanism under Adverse Selection: the canonical insurance problem” (with Theodoros Diasakos), Games & Economic Behavior, 2018, 111, 159 – 186.
  • “Short-term Corporate Debt Around The World”, (with Marco Sorge and Chendi Zhang), Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2017, 49, 997 – 1029.
  • “Efficient Allocations in Economies with Asymmetric Information when the Realized Frequency of Types is Common Knowledge”, (with Aristotelis Boukouras), Economic Theory, 2017, 64, 75 – 98.
  • “Supply of Capital and Capital Structure: The Role of Financial Development”, (with Angelos Antzoulatos, Costas Lambrinoudakis, and Emmanuel Tsiritakis), Journal of Corporate Finance, 2016, 38, 166 – 195.
  • “Optimal Insurance Under Adverse Selection and Ambiguity Aversion”, (with Roman Kozhan), Economic Theory, 2016, 62, 659 – 687.
  • “Welfare-Improving Ambiguity in Insurance Markets with Asymmetric Information”, (with Roman Kozhan), Journal of Economic Theory, 2014, 151, 551 – 560.
  • “Optimal Securities under Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard”, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2009, 45, 341 – 360.
  • “On the Positive Correlation Property in Competitive Insurance Markets”, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2007, 43, 597 – 605.

Kostas Koufopoulos
Professor
Department of Economics
Room: A/EC/017

Tel: 01904 321713

kostas.koufopoulos@york.ac.uk

KOSTAS KOUFOPOULOS CV (MS Word , 53kb)

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