Dr George Daskalakis

Visiting Academic Fellow

Dr George Daskalakis is a Visiting Academic Fellow at Cambridge Service Alliance (CSA) and a Lecturer in Finance at Norwich Business School (NBS), University of East Anglia (UEA). George read Physics at the University of Lancaster and Applied Mathematics at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge and holds a PhD in Management Science and Technology (specialising in Finance) from the Athens University of Economics and Business. His research is empirical in nature, applied in scope and interdisciplinary, and has focused on two broad areas: Sustainable Finance and the Operations-Finance Interface. While at CSA, George will be working towards developing a framework for the pricing of product-service systems using insights from Economics and Finance.


Publications (peer-reviewed)


  • Daskalakis, G., (2018). ‘Temporal restrictions in emissions trading and the implications for the carbon futures market: Lessons from the EU emissions trading scheme.’ Energy Policy, 115, 88–91.


  • Symitsi, E., Stamolampros, P., Daskalakis, G., (2018). ‘Employees’ online reviews and equity returns.’ Economic Letters, 162, 53–55.
  • Media exposure: World Economic Forum, Moneyish, The Conversation, Yahoo! News, HRZone, Gears of Biz, Business Advice, Insight,,, EHS Today, Science Newsline, EurekAlert, The London Economic.


  • Zafirakis D., Chalvatzis K.J., Baiocchi G., Daskalakis G., (2016). ‘The value of arbitrage for energy storage: Evidence from European electricity markets.’ Applied Energy, 184 (December), 971–986.


  • Daskalakis G., Symeonidis L., Markellos R.N., (2015). ‘Electricity futures prices in an emissions constrained economy: Evidence from European power markets.’ Energy Journal, 36 (3), 1–33 (Lead article).


  • Daskalakis G., (2013). ‘On the efficiency of the European carbon market: New evidence from Phase II.’ Energy Policy, 54, 369–375.


  • Zafirakis D., Chalvatzis K.J., Baiocchi G., Daskalakis G., (2013). ‘Modeling of financial incentives for investments in energy storage systems that promote the large-scale integration of wind energy.’ Applied Energy, 105 (May), 138–154.
  • Cited in: ‘Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change. Contribution of Working Group III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’, Cambridge University Press, Chapter 7–Energy Systems (p. 534).


  • Daskalakis G., Ibikunle G., Diaz–Rainey I., (2011). ‘The CO2 trading market in Europe: A financial perspective.’ In: Dorsman A. et. al., (Eds.), Financial Aspects in Energy: The European Perspective, Springer–Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 51–67. (ISBN: 978–3–642–19709–3)


  • Symeonidis L., Daskalakis G., Markellos R.N., (2010). ‘Does the weather affect stock market volatility?’ Finance Research Letters, 7 (4), 214–223.
  • ‘Top 25 Hottest Articles’ in Sciencedirect (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, Jul.–Sep. 2015)


  • Daskalakis G., Psychoyios D., Markellos R.N., (2009). ‘Modeling CO2 emission allowance prices and derivatives: Evidence from the European trading scheme.’ Journal of Banking & Finance, 33 (7), 1230–1241.
  • ‘Top 25 Hottest Articles’ in Sciencedirect (Apr.–Jun. 2009)


  • Daskalakis G., Markellos R.N., (2009). ‘Are electricity risk premia affected by emission allowance prices?’ Energy Policy, 37 (7), 2594–2604.


  • Daskalakis G., Markellos R.N., (2008). ‘Are the European carbon markets efficient?’ Review of Futures Markets, 17 (2), 103–128 (Lead article).



Other Publications (after invitation)


  • Daskalakis, G., (2018). ‘Employee satisfaction: Why should investors care.’, HRZone (January).


  • Daskalakis G., (2017). ‘Keeping staff satisfied really is good business, says a new study.’, The Conversation (November).

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