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Kostas Vasilopoulos

PhD Candidate

Lancaster University

Hi, I am Kostas!

I am a macroeconomist and PhD candidate in Economics at Lancaster University. My research interests include theoretical and applied macroeconomics focused on the real estate markets. In particular, I examine the part of Commercial Real Estate in the economy and its interaction with the Housing market.

Interests

  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Explosive Dynamics
  • Real Estate Markets
  • Credit Frictions
  • Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) modelling

Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, 2016

    Lancaster University

  • MSc Economics, 2014

    University of Macedonia (Greece)

  • BSc Economics, 2009

    University of Macedonia (Greece)

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Research Assistant

Lancaster University - UK Housing Observatory

Mar 2019 – Present Lancaster, United Kingdom
Responsibilities include:

  • Analysing and modelling UK national and regional housing markets
  • Developing dynamic and interactive website
 
 
 
 
 

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant

Lancaster University

Sep 2016 – Present Lancaster, United Kingdom

Projects

International Housing Observatory

Understanding the national house price dynamics.

UK Housing Observatory

Understanding the UK national and regional house price dynamics.

IT Literacy

Framework

Advanced

R

Intermediate

Matlab, C++, Python & Dynare

Basic
Web Development

HTML/CSS & JS

Contact

Send me an email: k.vasilopoulos@lancaster.ac.uk