Emmanouil Platanakis

Assistant Professor of Finance (Asset & Risk Management), Dr

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Accepting PhD Students

20162019
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Research interests

Dr Emmanouil Platanakis joined the University of Bath School of Management in October 2017 as an Assistant Professor of Finance. He holds a PhD in Finance from Henley Business School (ICMA Centre - University of Reading, UK) under the supervision of Professor Charles Martin Sydenham Sutcliffe as well as an MSc in Operational Research (School of Mathematics - University of Southampton, UK) and an MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Aristotle University, Greece).

Dr Emmanouil Platanakis' research focuses on estimation risk management, portfolio management and evaluation, portfolio theory, optimal asset allocation under parameter ambiguity and higher moments, asset-liability management and modelling, alternative investments, hedge funds, cryptocurrencies and pension finance.

Emmanouil's research work has been presented at leading international conferences such as the Financial Management Association European Conference (FMA Europe), the European Financial Management Association (EFMA) Annual Conference, the BAFA Annual Conference, the International Conference on Quantitative Finance (Forecasting Financial Markets - FFM), the World Finance Conference, the Global Finance Conference, the International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS), the INFINITI Conference on International Finance, the Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society (MFS) and the Conference of the Portuguese Finance Network (PFN), amongst others, as well as at professional organizations and practitioners' conferences and workshops such as the Netspar, the Amundi Asset Management and the Quantitative Finance and Risk Analysis (QFRA) symposium.

His research work has been published  in leading peer-reviewed academic journals such as the Insurance: Mathematics & Economics (1x - ABS: 3, ABDC: A), the British Accounting Review (2x - ABS: 3, ABDC: A), the European Journal of Finance (1x - ABS: 3, ABDC: B) and Economics Letters (2x - ABS: 3, ABDC: A), among others. In addition, Emmanouil has several working/discussion papers which are currently under revision (or review) in ABS: 3/4 journals.

Emmanouil has also acted as a reviewer for leading journals such as the European Journal of Finance, the British Accounting Review, the Annals of Operations Research, Economics Letters, Research in International Business and Finance, and many others, while his research work and doctoral studies have received funding from professional organizations and academic institutions such as the Netspar, the Amundi Asset Management and the ICMA Centre (University of Reading).

Willing to supervise PhD

I am interested in supervising PhD students - please contact me by email if you have a project proposal or ideas that fit my research interests described above.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Finance, Henley Business School (ICMA Centre - University of Reading), UK (2016)

MSc in Mathematics (Operational Research), University of Southampton, UK (2012)

MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University, Greece (2011)

Keywords

  • HG Finance
  • Portfolio Theory
  • Estimation Risk Management
  • Portfolio Management and Evaluation
  • Alternative Investments
  • Hedge Funds
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Pension Finance

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Research Output 2016 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Harmful Diversification: Evidence from Alternative Investments

Platanakis, E., Sakkas, A. & Sutcliffe, C., 1 Jan 2019, In : British Accounting Review. 51, 1, p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diversification
Alternative investments
Alternative assets
Private equity
Commodities
4 Citations (Scopus)

Portfolio management with cryptocurrencies: The role of estimation risk

Platanakis, E. & Urquhart, A., 24 Jan 2019, In : Economics Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Should Investors Include Bitcoin in Their Portfolios? A Portfolio Theory Approach

Platanakis, E. & Urquhart, A., 19 Jul 2019, In : British Accounting Review. p. 1-42 42 p., 100837.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The role of transaction costs and risk aversion when selecting between one and two regimes for portfolio models

Platanakis, E., Sakkas, A. & Sutcliffe, C., 30 Mar 2019, In : Applied Economics Letters. 26, 6, p. 516-521 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Portfolio model
Risk aversion
Transaction costs
Investment banks
Investors
12 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal vs Naïve Diversification in Cryptocurrencies

Platanakis, E., Sutcliffe, C. & Urquhart, A., Oct 2018, In : Economics Letters. 171, October, p. 93-96 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diversification
Risk aversion
Rebalancing