Dr Dimos S Kambouroudis

Senior Lecturer

Accounting & Finance University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Dimos S Kambouroudis

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About me

Dimos joined the University of Stirling in September 2012 as a Lecturer in Finance. Before joining the University of Stirling, Dimos worked for the University of Edinburgh Business School and Durham Business School. He obtained his PhD from the University of St. Andrews School of Management and holds an MSc in Finance and Investment from Durham University, an MSc in Computer Based Information Systems and a BA (Hons) in Business Administration from the University of Sunderland. Dimos is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


Dimo’s research looks at modelling and forecasting the volatility of stock markets in both developed and emerging markets, and with applications to risk management. Taking into account a number of different parameters such as the model, in and out of sample periods, trading volume and the volatility index; the main aim is on improving the accuracy of the volatility forecasts. Since high volatility is associated with uncertainty market disruption, accurately modelling and forecasting volatility helps manage and control risk.

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Book Chapter

Kambouroudis DS (2016) Modeling and Forecasting Stock Market Volatility in Frontier Markets: Evidence from four European and Four African Frontier Markets. In: Andrikopoulos P, Gregoriou N & Kallinterakis V (eds.) Handbook of Frontier Markets: The African, European and Asian Evidence. Amsterdam and New York: Elsevier, pp. 39-54. http://store.elsevier.com/Handbook-of-Frontier-Markets/isbn-9780128037768/