SOAS University of London

Department of Economics

Dr Yannis Dafermos

BSc (Athens), MPhil (Athens), PhD (Athens)
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Yannis Dafermos
Department of Economics

Lecturer in Economics

Dr Yannis Dafermos
Email address:
+44(0) 207 898 4619
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Academic Support Hours:
Mondays 11:00 to 13:00 (Term 1)


Yannis Dafermos is a Lecturer in Economics at SOAS University of London. He is also a Member of the SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance. His research focuses on financial macroeconomics, climate change and finance, ecological macroeconomics, shadow banking and inequality. He has co-developed a novel ecological macroeconomic model that analyses the interactions between the ecosystem, the financial system and the macroeconomy. His work has appeared in various academic journals, such as the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Ecological Economics, Nature Climate Change, the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics and the Review of Political Economy. He is currently acting as the Principal Investigator in a project on the greening of the Eurosystem collateral framework, funded by INSPIRE - ClimateWorks Foundation. He is also working, as Co-Investigator, in an ESRC-funded project on supercycles, shadow banking and globalisation. For additional information visit his personal website.  



Financial macroeconomics; Climate change and finance; Ecological macroeconomics; Shadow banking; Inequality.