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Dimitris Sotiropoulos

Senior Lecturer in Finance, The Open University

Dimitris is Senior Lecturer in Finance at the Open University Business School. Prior to that he worked as lecturer and researcher in academic institutions in the United Kingdom (Kingston University London), Germany (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies) and Greece (University of the Aegean and University of Patras).

Dimitris' current research interests are focused on the political economy of derivatives markets, the social aspects of risk management and the history of financial innovation. He has published three books, the most recent one being The Political Economy of Contemporary Capitalism and Its Crisis: Demystifying Finance (Routledge).

His papers in journals and edited volumes (in English, Greek and German) cover research areas from the history of economic thought to the empirical analysis of the recent Euro area crisis. His general research interests also include the theory of value and money, international political economy and the history of economic thought.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Finance, The Open University