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Dr Constantinos Repapis

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PositionProgramme Director, BA Economics and BSc Economics with Econometrics
Email c.repapis (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 296 4220
Dr Constantinos Repapis

Dr. Constantinos Repapis joined the Institute of Management Studies in August 2014. He has previously taught economics in St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford, as well as in the Universities of Cyprus and Cambridge. He has a PhD and an M.Phil. in Economics from the University of Cambridge, and a BA in Economics from the University of Kent at Canterbury.

His research focuses on history of economic thought, issues of economic methodology, and interdisciplinary work. He has worked on the evolution of Hayek’s business cycle theory and more generally on the development of economic theory during the 1930’s. Furthermore, he is interested on how economic models influence government policy and the public discussion. Finally, he is currently working on issues relating to the European Union (migration, federalism, public policy) from an interdisciplinary perspective.

His research has appeared in the following journals: Cambridge Journal of Economics, Economic Thought, History of Political Economy, Journal of the History of Economic Thought.

Academic qualifications

B.A. in Economics (Kent)

M.Phil. in Economics (Cantab)

Ph.D. in Economics (Cantab)

Teaching

Foundations of Economics

Labour Economics

Areas of supervision

Topics include: (1) History of business cycle theory, especially from the 1930s. (2) The link between economic models, government policy and public debate.

Featured work

Conferences

2014     18 ESHET Annual Conference, Centre Walras-Pareto, Universite de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.

2013      PET13 conference, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Lisbon, Portugal.

2012      AFEP, IIPPE and AHE Conference, University Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris, France.

2011      The Future of Capitalism, organised by the Cambridge Political Economy Society, Robinson College, Cambridge.

2009     History of Economics Society Conference, University of Colorado Denver, U.S.A.              

2009     13nth International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance, University of Crete, Greece.

Research Interests

His research interests include:

 History of business cycle theory, especially the works of F.A. Hayek and J.M. Keynes.

 Economic methodology and the link between real-world policy decisions and economic modelling.

 The use of the concept of moral hazard in economics models.

 How economic theory gets popularized.

 Intra-European migration and fiscal federalism in the European Union.

Publications

Book Section

Integrating History of Economic Thought into Introductory Economics
Repapis, Constantinos. 2018. Integrating History of Economic Thought into Introductory Economics. In: Daniela Tavasci and Luigi Ventimiglia, eds. Teaching the History of Economic Thought. Integrating Historical Perspectives Into Modern Economics. Cheltenham; United Kingdom: Edward Elgar. ISBN 9781788113472

From neoclassical theory to mainstream modelling: fifty years of moral hazard in perspective.
Repapis, Constantinos. 2016. From neoclassical theory to mainstream modelling: fifty years of moral hazard in perspective. In: Jamie Morgan, ed. What is this ‘school’ called neoclassical economics? Debating the origins, meaning and significance. 43 London: Routledge, pp. 81-101. ISBN 978-1-138-96207-1

Article

F.A. Hayek vs. J.M. Keynes in Shackle’s marginal gloss
Repapis, Constantinos. 2018. F.A. Hayek vs. J.M. Keynes in Shackle’s marginal gloss. European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 25(2), pp. 1-26. ISSN 0967-2567

Comment on "Axel in Wonderland:DSGE"
Repapis, Constantinos. 2015. Comment on "Axel in Wonderland:DSGE". ISRF Bulletin, 8, pp. 17-21.

J.M. Keynes, F.A. Hayek and the Common Reader
Repapis, Constantinos. 2014. J.M. Keynes, F.A. Hayek and the Common Reader. Economic Thought, 3(2), ISSN 2049-3509

The scholar as reader: The last 50 years of economic theory seen through G.C. Harcourt's book reviews
Repapis, Constantinos. 2014. The scholar as reader: The last 50 years of economic theory seen through G.C. Harcourt's book reviews. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 38(6), pp. 1517-1540. ISSN 0309-166X

A model intervenes: the many faces of moral hazard
Repapis, Constantinos and Latsis, John. 2014. A model intervenes: the many faces of moral hazard. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 38(4), pp. 743-760. ISSN 0309-166X

Review of Reinterpreting the Keynesian Revolution by Robert Cord
Repapis, Constantinos. 2014. Review of Reinterpreting the Keynesian Revolution by Robert Cord. Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 36(01), pp. 121-124. ISSN 1053-8372

Hayek’s Business Cycle Theory during the 1930’s: A Critical Account of Its Development
Repapis, Constantinos. 2011. Hayek’s Business Cycle Theory during the 1930’s: A Critical Account of Its Development. History of Political Economy, 43(4), pp. 699-742. ISSN 0018-2702

Other

G.L.S. Shackle’s library and his readings: An archival excursus and an addendum to Meadows (1997).
Repapis, Constantinos. 2017. G.L.S. Shackle’s library and his readings: An archival excursus and an addendum to Meadows (1997).. manuscript.