Department of Economics

Dr Yannis Dafermos

Key information

Department of Economics Director of Research
BSc (Athens), MPhil (Athens), PhD (Athens)
Russell Square: College Buildings
Email address
Telephone number
+44(0) 207 898 4619
Support hours
Tuesday 1-3pm


Yannis Dafermos is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at SOAS University of London. He is also the Research Director of the SOAS Department of Economics, a Senior Fellow at the SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance and a Fellow at the Forum for Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies (FMM). His research interests include financial macroeconomics, climate change and finance, ecological macroeconomics, climate policies and economic development, and inequality. His work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, such as the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Ecological Economics, the Journal of Financial Stability, Nature Climate Change, the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics and the Review of Political Economy. He has worked as Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator on projects funded, amongst others, by INSPIRE/ClimateWorks Foundation, Rebuilding Macroeconomics/ESRC and the Network for Social Change. He is a Committee member of the Post-Keynesian Economics Society (PKES) and a Council member of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE)


Research interests

Financial macroeconomics; Climate change and finance; Ecological macroeconomics; Climate policies and economic development; Inequality


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