Spiros Bougheas

Spiros Bougheas is currently a Professor of Economic at the University of Nottingham, and has been a member of staff at the University since 1999.

Research Interests

Spiros’ research interests include systemic risk in financial markets, financial contracting and international financial architecture.


May 1992 – Ph.D., Economics, Penn State University
December 1986 – M.A., Economics, Penn State University
December 1982 – B.B.A., American College of Greece


2015- present – Professor, University of Nottingham
2010-2015 – Associate Professor and Reader, University of Nottingham
2006-2010 – Associate Professor, University of Nottingham
2004-2006 – Senior Lecturer, University of Nottingham
1999-2004 – Lecturer, University of Nottingham
1994-99 – Lecturer, Staffordshire University
1991-93 – Instructor, Penn State University
1989-91 – Instructor, West Chester University
1987-89 – Instructor, Penn State University
1984-87 – Teaching Assistant, Penn State University

Additional Information

Selected publications

“Financial System Architecture and the Patterns of International Trade” (with E. Amissah, F. Defever and R. Falvey), European Economic Review 136, Article 103751

“A Theory of Outside Equity: Financing Multiple Projects” (with T. Wang), Journal of Corporate Finance 69, Article 102025

“Contagion in Networks: Stability and Efficiency.” Mathematical Social Sciences 115, 64-77