Dr Bournakis obtained a PhD in Economics from the University of Kent after completing an MA in Economics and Econometrics at the University of Manchester. His research interests lie within a broad area of Applied Economics, with particular reference to International Trade, Productivity Convergence and Industrial Organisation. He has also taught Maritime Economics in the MBA in Shipping and Logistics, he is currently the Programme Leader for the Distance Learning MBA in Middlesex University Business School
Publications in Refereed Journals
Monographs and Chapters in Edited Volumes
Bournakis, Ioannis and Tsoukis, Christopher (2016) Government size, institutions, and export performance among OECD economies. Economic Modelling, 53 . pp. 37-47. ISSN 0264-9993
Bournakis, Ioannis and Vecchi, Michela and Venturini, Francesco (2016) Off-shoring, specialization and R&D. Review of Income and Wealth . ISSN 1475-4991
Savic, Maja and Lawton-Smith, Helen and Bournakis, Ioannis (2014) The effect of external knowledge sources and their geography on innovation in Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) SMEs; some Implications for de-industrialized regions in the UK. Working Paper. CIMR: Centre for Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck University of London, London, UK.
Bournakis, Ioannis and Christopoulos, Dimitris and Mallick, Sushanta (2015) Knowledge spillovers, absorptive capacity and growth: an industry-level analysis for OECD countries. Working Paper. Research Centre International Economics (FIW), Vienna.
Bournakis, Ioannis (2014) Costs, knowledge and market structure: understanding the puzzle of international competitiveness with Greek export data. International Review of Applied Economics, 28 (2). pp. 240-269. ISSN 0269-2171