Maria Nikolaidi

Dr Nikolaidi Maria PhD

Associate Professor in Economics

Key details

Dr Nikolaidi Maria
PhD

Associate Professor in Economics


Dr. Maria Nikolaidi is an Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Greenwich. She is also a Fellow at the Forum for Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies (FMM). 

Her research areas include financial fragility, macroeconomic policy, bank regulation and ecological macroeconomics. 

Her work has been published in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Ecological Economics, the Journal of Financial Stability, the Journal of Economic Surveys, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, the International Review of Applied Economics and the European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention. 

She has worked in research projects on ecological macroeconomic modelling, the greening of monetary policy and the links between income distribution and growth. 

She is a member of the committee of the Post-Keynesian Economics Society (PKES) society.

Responsibilities within the university

Teaching activities

  • Banking and Finance in a Global Context, BSc Economics/BSc Economics with Banking
  • Political Economy of International Development and Finance, BSc Economics/BSc Economics with Banking
  • Macroeconomics 2, MSc Economics

Awards

  • 2018-2019: Excellence in Research, Faculty of Business Staff Awards, University of Greenwich.
  • 2016-2017: Early Career Research Excellence Award, University of Greenwich.
  • 2010 - 2013: Scholarship for Ph.D. studies in Economics, Programme: Heracleitus II, co-financed by the European Union (European Social Fund – ESF) and Greek national funds.
  • 2008 - 2010: Scholarship for Ph.D. studies in Economics, Antonios Papadakis Endowment, Department of Economics, University of Athens, Greece.

Recognition

  • Advisory panel member, Positive Money, 2020-present.
  • Fellow, Forum for Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies (FMM), 2017-present.
  • Committee member, Post-Keynesian Economics Society (PKES), 2014-present.
  • Research Associate, New Economics Foundation, 2014-2016.

Research / Scholarly interests

Maria Nikolaidi's research interests include financial fragility, macroeconomic policy, bank regulation and ecological macroeconomics.

Key funded projects

  • "Climate change and central bank asset purchases", Lead Institution: SOAS University of London, Partner Institutions: New Economics Foundation, University of Greenwich and University of the West of England, Funder: INSPIRE-ClimateWorks Foundation, 2020-2021.
  • "Central banking and climate change", Lead Institution: SOAS University of London, Partner Institutions: University of Greenwich and University of the West of England, Funder: New Economics Foundation, 2020-2021.
  • "Greening the Eurosystem collateral framework", Lead institution: SOAS University of London, Partner institutions: New Economics Foundation, University of Greenwich and University of the West of England, Funder: INSPIRE-ClimateWorks Foundation, 2019-2020.
  • "An investment and equality-led sustainable growth programme for Europe", University of Greenwich, Funder: Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), 2016-2017.
  • "Modelling the interactions between the ecosystem, the financial system and the macroeconomy", Lead institution: New Economics Foundation, Partner institutions: University of Greenwich and University of the West of England, Funder: Network for Social Change, 2014-2016.

Recent publications

Article

Obst, Thomas , Onaran, Özlem, Nikolaidi, Maria (2020), The effects of income distribution and fiscal policy on aggregate demand, investment and the budget balance: the case of Europe. Oxford University Press. In: , , , . Oxford University Press, Cambridge Journal of Economics ISSN: 0309-166X (Print), 1464-3545 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/cje/bez045) NB Item availability restricted.

Dafermos, Yannis , Nikolaidi, Maria, Galanis, Giorgos (2018), Climate change, financial stability and monetary policy. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Ecological Economics, 152 . pp. 219-234 ISSN: 0921-8009 (Print), 1873-6106 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.05.011) NB Item availability restricted.

Nikolaidi, Maria and , Stockhammer, Engelbert (2017), Minsky models: a structured survey. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Journal of Economic Surveys, 31 (5) . pp. 1304-1331 ISSN: 0950-0804 (Print), 1467-6419 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/joes.12222) NB Item availability restricted.

Nikolaidi, Maria and , (2017), Three decades of modelling Minsky: what we have learned and the way forward. Edward Elgar Publishing. In: , , , . Edward Elgar Publishing, European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, 14 (2) . pp. 222-237 ISSN: 2052-7764 (Print), 2052-7772 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.4337/ejeep.2017.02.05) NB Item availability restricted.

Dafermos, Yannis , Nikolaidi, Maria, Galanis, Giorgos (2016), A stock-flow-fund ecological macroeconomic model. Elsevier B.V.. In: , , , . Elsevier B.V., Ecological Economics, 131 . pp. 191-207 ISSN: 0921-8009 (Print), 1873-6106 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2016.08.013) NB Item availability restricted.

Nikolaidi, Maria and , (2014), Margins of safety and instability in a macrodynamic model with Minskyan insights. Elsevier B.V.. In: , , , . Elsevier B.V., Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 31 ISSN: 0954-349X (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.strueco.2014.07.001) NB Item availability restricted.

Argitis, Georgios and , Nikolaidi, Maria (2014), The financial fragility and the crisis of the Greek government sector. Routledge. In: , , , . Routledge, International Review of Applied Economics, 28 (3) . pp. 274-292 ISSN: 0269-2171 (Print), 1465-3486 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02692171.2013.858667) NB Item availability restricted.

Working paper

Dafermos, Yannis and , Nikolaidi, Maria (2019), Fiscal policy and ecological sustainability: a post-Keynesian perspective. Palgrave Macmillan. In: , , , . Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland ISSN: 978-3030239282 (Print), 978-3030239299 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23929-9) NB Item availability restricted.

Dafermos, Yannis , Nikolaidi, Maria, Galanis, Giorgos (2017), Climate change, financial stability and monetary policy. University of Greenwich Business School. In: , , , . University of Greenwich Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/greenwich-papers-in-political-economy).

Nikolaidi, Maria and , Stockhammer, Engelbert (2017), Minsky models: a structured survey. University of Greenwich Business School. In: , , , . University of Greenwich Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/greenwich-papers-in-political-economy).

Onaran, Özlem , Nikolaidi, Maria, Obst, Thomas (2017), The role of public spending and incomes policies for investment and equality-led development in the UK. University of Greenwich Business School. In: , , , . University of Greenwich Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/gperc-policy-briefs).

Obst, Thomas , Onaran, Özlem, Nikolaidi, Maria (2017), The effect of income distribution and fiscal policy on growth, investment, and budget balance: the case of Europe. University of Greenwich Business School. In: , , , . University of Greenwich Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/greenwich-papers-in-political-economy).

Onaran, Özlem , Nikolaidi, Maria, Obst, Thomas (2017), A coordinated mix of public investment and incomes policies for sustainable development in Europe. University of Greenwich Business School. In: , , , . University of Greenwich Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/gperc-policy-briefs).

Dafermos, Yannis , Nikolaidi, Maria, Galanis, Giorgos (2015), A stock-flow-fund ecological macroeconomic model. University of Greenwich. In: , , , . University of Greenwich, London (doi: ).

Nikolaidi, Maria and , (2015), Securitisation, wage stagnation and financial fragility: a stock-flow consistent perspective. University of Greenwich. In: , , , . University of Greenwich, London (doi: ).