Vasso Ioannidou is a Professor of Finance at The Business School (formerly Cass) and a research fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Prior to joining City in 2021, Vasso was a Professor of Finance at Lancaster University and at Tilburg University. Vasso's research is in the intersection of banking, corporate finance, and monetary economics. Her work has been published at the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, the Review of Finance, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, among other journals and it is regularly presented in leading international conferences such as the AFA, EFA, FIRS, NBER, and WFA. Vasso maintains strong research links with several policy institutions such as the Financial Stability Board and several central banks. She currently serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance. She holds a PhD in Economics from Boston College.
- Phd, Boston College, United States, Aug 1996 – Jul 2001
- Professor, Lancaster University, Aug 2013 – Dec 2021
- Professor, Tilburg University, Sep 2010 – Jul 2013
- Associate Professor, Tilburg University, Sep 2008 – Sep 2010
- Assistant Professor, Tilburg University, Nov 2004 – Aug 2008
- Assistant Professor, Tilburg University, Jan 2002 – Oct 2004
- Research Fellow in Financial Economics, Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Jan 2015 – present
- Corporate Finance
- Monetary Economics
- Ioannidou, V., Liberti, J.M., Mosk, T. and Sturgess, J. (2018). Intended and Unintended Consequences of Government Credit Guarantee Programmes. Oxford University Press.
Journal articles (12)
- Carletti, E., De Marco, F., Ioannidou, V. and Sette, E. (2021). Banks as patient lenders: Evidence from a tax reform. Journal of Financial Economics. doi:10.1016/j.jfineco.2020.07.021.
- Degryse, H., Ioannidou, V., Liberti, J.M. and Sturgess, J. (2020). How Do Laws and Institutions Affect Recovery Rates for Collateral? The Review of Corporate Finance Studies, 9(1), pp. 1–43. doi:10.1093/rcfs/cfz011.
- Beck, T., Ioannidou, V. and Schäfer, L. (2018). Foreigners vs. Natives: Bank Lending Technologies and Loan Pricing. Management Science, 64(8), pp. 3792–3820. doi:10.1287/mnsc.2016.2706.
- Degryse, H., Ioannidou, V. and von Schedvin, E. (2016). On the Nonexclusivity of Loan Contracts: An Empirical Investigation. Management Science, 62(12), pp. 3510–3533. doi:10.1287/mnsc.2015.2277.
- Berger, A.N., Frame, W.S. and Ioannidou, V. (2016). Reexamining the empirical relation between loan risk and collateral: The roles of collateral liquidity and types. Journal of Financial Intermediation, 26, pp. 28–46. doi:10.1016/j.jfi.2015.11.002.
- Ioannidou, V., Ongena, S. and Peydró, J.-.L. (2015). Monetary Policy, Risk-Taking, and Pricing: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment*. Review of Finance, 19(1), pp. 95–144. doi:10.1093/rof/rfu035.
- Berger, A.N., Scott Frame, W. and Ioannidou, V. (2011). Tests of ex ante versus ex post theories of collateral using private and public information. Journal of Financial Economics, 100(1), pp. 85–97. doi:10.1016/j.jfineco.2010.10.014.
- IOANNIDOU, V. and ONGENA, S. (2010). “Time for a Change”: Loan Conditions and Bank Behavior when Firms Switch Banks. The Journal of Finance, 65(5), pp. 1847–1877. doi:10.1111/j.1540-6261.2010.01596.x.
- Ioannidou, V.P. and Penas, M.F. (2010). Deposit insurance and bank risk-taking: Evidence from internal loan ratings. Journal of Financial Intermediation, 19(1), pp. 95–115. doi:10.1016/j.jfi.2009.01.002.
- Goderis, B. and Ioannidou, V.P. (2008). Do high interest rates defend currencies during speculative attacks? New evidence. Journal of International Economics, 74(1), pp. 158–169. doi:10.1016/j.jinteco.2007.05.003.
- Ioannidou, V.P. (2005). Does monetary policy affect the central bank's role in bank supervision? Journal of Financial Intermediation, 14(1), pp. 58–85. doi:10.1016/j.jfi.2004.04.002.
- Carletti, E., De Marco, F., Ioannidou, V. and Sette, E. Banks As Patient Lenders: Evidence from a Tax Reform. SSRN Electronic Journal. doi:10.2139/ssrn.3362192.
- Financial Stability Board (Public Sector) (May 2019 – present)
Academic advisor for FSB Evaluation of the effects of "Too-big-to-fail" reforms.
- Associate Editor, Journal of Banking and Finance, Feb 2019 – present.
- 'Losses by central banks are nothing to fear', Free Exchange, The Economist. https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2020/05/07/losses-by-central-banks-are-nothing-to-fear