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Economics and Politics; Social Sciences and Humanities

Vasia Panousi

Prise de risques et intégration des marchés financiers, problèmes d’inégalité dans l’économie

Professeure adjointe

Faculté des arts et des sciences - Département de sciences économiques

Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, room C6025

514 343-6556

vasia.panousi@umontreal.ca

Profile

Biography

Vasia Panousi earned her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2008. From 2008 to 2016, she worked at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington. First as an economist, then as a senior economist, then as a senior economist. She joined the Department of Economics at Université de Montréal in 2016. She is a specialist in macroeconomics and deals with issues related to financial risk-taking and the integration of financial markets as well as problems of inequality in the economy and the optimal design of public policies in social insurance. Vasia Panousi has published in the best journals in economics, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Economic Theory and the Journal of Monetary Economics.

education

  • 2008 — Ph.D. — ÉconomieMassachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 2002 — M.Sc. — ÉconomieAthens University of Economics and Business
  • 2001 — B.Sc. — ÉconomieAthens University of Economics and Business

Projects

Research projects

2019 - 2023

Brevets, innovation et politiques gouvernementales au Canada

Lead researcher : Vasia Panousi
Funding sources: FRQSC/Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FQRSC)
Grant programs: PV113813-(NP) Soutien à la recherche pour la relève professorale
2017 - 2022

Canada Research Chair in The Macroeconomics of Risk and Entrepreneurship

Lead researcher : Vasia Panousi
Funding sources: SPIIE/Secrétariat des programmes interorganismes à l’intention des établissements
Grant programs: PVX50399-Chaires de recherche du Canada
2019 - 2021

Le laboratoire sur la Politique Macroéconomique

Lead researcher : Vasia Panousi
Funding sources: FCI/Fondation canadienne pour l'innovation
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Fonds des leaders
2014 - 2021

CENTRE INTERUNIVERSITAIRE DE RECHERCHE EN ECONOMIE QUANTITATIVE (CIREQ)

Lead researcher : Emanuela Cardia , Benoit Perron
Funding sources: FRQSC/Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FQRSC)
Grant programs: PV129894-(RG) Programme Regroupements Stratégiques
2019 - 2020

La violance sexuelle et a caractere sexiste (VSCS) a Madagascar

Lead researcher : Vasia Panousi
Funding sources: Grands Défis Canada
Grant programs:

Outreach

Publications and presentations

Publications

Angeletos, G.-M., Panousi, V., 2009. Revisiting the supply side effects of government spending. Journal of Monetary Economics 56, 137-153. 

Angeletos, G.-M., Panousi, V., 2011. Financial integration, entrepreneurial risk, and global dynamics. Journal of Economic Theory 146, 863-896. 

Panousi, V, Papanikolaou, D., 2012. Investment, idiosyncratic risk and ownership. Journal of Finance 67, 1113-1148. 

Panousi, V., 2012. Capital taxation with entrepreneurial risk. Accepted with minor revisions Journal of Monetary Economics. 

DeBacker, J., Heim, B., Panousi, V., Ramnath, S., Vidangos, I., 2012. Rising inequality: Transitory or persistent? New evidence from a panel of US tax returns. Brookings Papers of Economic Activity, Spring 2013.

Disciplines

  • Economy
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Areas of expertise

  • Big data