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

Qualifications

  • PhD in Economics (University of Kent)
  • MA in Econometrics (University of Manchester)
  • BA in Economics (University of Patras, Greece)

Publications in Refereed Journals

  • Bournakis, I., (2013), Costs Knowledge and Market Structure: Understanding the Puzzle of International Competitiveness with Greek Export Data, International Review of Applied Economics, forthcoming
  • Bournakis, I., (2012), The Determinants of Exports in Greek Manufacturing, Global Business and Economic Review, 14(4), 362-380
  • Bournakis, I., (2012), Sources of TFP Growth in a Framework of Convergence: Evidence from Greece, International Review of Applied Economics, 26 (1), 47-72
  • Bournakis, I., Vecchi, M. (2010), Tangible and Intangible Capital and the Pattern of Specialisation in EU, Review of Economics and Institutions, Vol. 2 (1)
  • Bournakis, I. (2009),Does Greece Learn from Germany, Technological Catch-Up and the Channels of Productivity Growth in the Greek Manufacturing Sector, Journal of World Economic Review, 4(2), 119-137

Monographs and Chapters in Edited Volumes

  • Bournakis, I., (2013), Essay on Greeceā€™s Political History and Economy, The Europa Regional Surveys of The World, Routledge
  • Bournakis, I., (2011), "Productivity Performance, Determinants and Future Prospects", in Prouska, R., and Kapsali, M., (ed.) Business and Management Practices in Greece - A Comparative Context, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.26-48
  • Bournakis, I., (2009), "Competitiveness Trade and Productivity, with Special Reference to Greece", VDM Verlag Publishing House, Germany, pp.240
  • Bournakis, I., (2004), Trade Performance and the Growth of Productivity, in Stivachtis, Y., (ed.) Current Issues in European Integration, ATINER, pp.349-366

Working Papers

  • Bournakis, I., Tsoukis, C., (2013), Government Size, Institutions and Export Performance among OECD Economies, Mimeo
  • Bournakis, I., Mallick, S., Kernohan, D., Tsouknidis, D., (2013), Productivity Convergence, Trade Performance and Taxation: Evidence from UK Firm Level Data, Mimeo
  • Bournakis, I., Papanastasiou, M., Pitelis, C., (2013), Regional Convergence in the UK: The role of MNCs versus Domestic Firms, Mimeo
  • Bournakis, I., Vecchi, M., Venturini, F., (2012), Off-shoring and Specialisation: Are Industries Moving?.Mimeo.
  • Bournakis, I. (2012), Exports, Technology and Endowments: The Puzzle of Specialisation Revisited. Mimeo
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics (Undergraduate Level)
  • International Economics (Undergraduate Level)
  • International Trade Theory (Postgraduate Level)
  • Advanced Microeconomics (Postgraduate Level)
  • Maritime Economics (MBA module)
  • International Trade: Theory and Applications
  • Productivity and Economic Growth
  • Macroeconomics
  • Industrial Organisation

Research Publications

Costs, knowledge and market structure: understanding the puzzle of international competitiveness with Greek export data

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

Measuring firm-level productivity convergence in the UK: the role of taxation and R&D investment

Bournakis, Ioannis and Sushanta, Mallick and Kernohan, David and Tsouknidis, Dimitris A. (2013) Measuring firm-level productivity convergence in the UK: the role of taxation and R&D investment. Working Paper. Queen Mary University of London, London. (Unpublished)

Costs, knowledge and market structure: understanding the puzzle of international competitiveness with Greek export data

Bournakis, Ioannis (2013) Costs, knowledge and market structure: understanding the puzzle of international competitiveness with Greek export data. International Review of Applied Economics . ISSN 0269-2171 (In Press)

Government size, institutions, and export performance among OECD economies

Bournakis, Ioannis and Tsoukis, Christopher (2013) Government size, institutions, and export performance among OECD economies. Working Paper. Middlesex University. (Unpublished)

The determinants of exports in the Greek manufacturing sector

Bournakis, Ioannis (2012) The determinants of exports in the Greek manufacturing sector. Global Business and Economics Review, 14 (4). pp. 362-380. ISSN 1097-4954

Offshoring and specialisation: are industries moving?

Bournakis, Ioannis and Vecchi, Michela and Venturini, Francesco (2011) Offshoring and specialisation: are industries moving? Working Paper. Royal Economic Society. (Unpublished)

Tangible and intangible capital and the pattern of specialization in the EU

Bournakis, Ioannis and Vecchi, Michela (2010) Tangible and intangible capital and the pattern of specialization in the EU. Review of Economics and Institutions, 1 (2). ISSN 2038-1379

Sources of TFP growth in a framework of convergence-evidence from Greece

Bournakis, Ioannis (2012) Sources of TFP growth in a framework of convergence-evidence from Greece. International Review of Applied Economics, 26 (1). pp. 47-72. ISSN 0269-2171

Does Greece learn from Germany, technological catch-up and the channels of productivity growth in the Greek manufacturing sector.

Bournakis, Ioannis (2009) Does Greece learn from Germany, technological catch-up and the channels of productivity growth in the Greek manufacturing sector. Journal of World Economic Review, 4 (2). pp. 105-124. ISSN 0973-4368

Competitiveness productivity and trade: with special reference to Greece.

Bournakis, Ioannis (2009) Competitiveness productivity and trade: with special reference to Greece. VDM Verlag , Saarbrücken . ISBN 9783639219777