Konstantinos D. Melas

Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics

Lecturer in Shipping & Finance

74, Sorou St.

Maroussi, 15125

Greece

University of Western Macedonia

Visting Lecturer in Logistics Management

Kozani

Kozani

Greece

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Geopolitical risk and the LNG-LPG trade

"Geopolitical Risk and the LNG-LPG Trade" Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy, vol. 28, no. 3, 2022, pp. 243-265. https://doi.org/10.1515/peps-2022-0007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2022
Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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geopolitical risk, LNG, LPG, international trade, shipping

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The Relationship Between Shipping Freight Rates and Inflation in the Euro Area

The relationship between shipping freight rates and inflation in the Euro Area, International Economics, Volume 172, 2022, Pages 40-49, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.inteco.2022.08.004.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2022
Nektarios Michail, Konstantinos D. Melas and Lena Cleanthous
Cyprus University of Technology, Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics and Central Bank of Cyprus
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inflation, shipping, freight rates, supply shock

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Container shipping trade and real GDP growth: A panel vector autoregressive approach

Nektarios A. Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas and Dimitris Batzilis, (2021) ''Container shipping trade and real GDP growth: A panel vector autoregressive approach'', Economics Bulletin, Vol. 41, Issue 2
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2021
Nektarios Michail, Konstantinos D. Melas and Dimitris Batzilis
Cyprus University of Technology, Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics and Independent
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Containerization, GDP, Panel Var

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COVID-19 and the Energy Trade: Evidence from Tanker Trade Routes

N.A. Michail and K.D. Melas, Covid-19 and the energy trade: Evidence from tanker trade routes, The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajsl.2021.12.001
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2022
Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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shipping, tanker markets, freight rates, COVID-19, coronavirus

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Containership New-Building Orders and Freight Rate Shocks: A ‘Wait and See’ Perspective

The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, Volume 39, Issue 1, March 2023, Pages 30-37 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajsl.2023.01.001
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2023
Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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shipping markets, containerships, impulse responses

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The Relationship Between Commodity Prices and Freight Rates in the Dry Bulk Shipping Segment: A Threshold Regression Approach

Melas, K.D. and Michail, N.A., 2021. The relationship between commodity prices and freight rates in the dry bulk shipping segment: A threshold regression approach. Maritime Transport Research, 2, p.100025.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2021
Konstantinos D. Melas and Nektarios Michail
Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics and Cyprus University of Technology
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commodities, dry bulk, shipping freight rates, threshold regression

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A Cointegrating Stock Trading Strategy: Application to Listed Tanker Shipping Companies

Michail, N. A. and Melas, K. D. (2019) ‘A cointegrating stock trading strategy: application to listed tanker shipping companies’, Journal of Shipping and Trade. Springer Open, 4(9), pp. 1–10. Doi.org/10.1186/s41072-019-0049-2.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2020
Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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trading, cointegration, tanker, stock market

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Dynamic Volatility Spillovers and Investor Sentiment Components Across Shipping Freight Rates

Dynamic volatility spillovers and investor sentiment components across freight-shipping markets. Marit Econ Logist 24, 368–394 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41278-021-00209-3
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2022
Konstantinos D. Melas, Photis Panayides and Dimitris A. Tsouknidis
Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics, Cyprus University of Technology and Athens University of Economics and Business
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Volatility Spillovers, Shipping Sentiment, VAR Models, Panel Data

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Can commodity prices affect the stock market returns of dry bulk shipping companies?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Nov 2021
Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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shipping, dry bulk market, commodities, principal component analysis

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Shipping Markets in Turmoil: An Analysis of the COVID-19 Outbreak and Its Implications

Michail, N. A., & Melas, K. D. (2020). Shipping markets in turmoil: An analysis of the Covid-19 outbreak and its implications. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 7, 100178, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trip.2020.100178
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Measuring the Impact of Port Congestion on Containership Freight Rates

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jan 2023
Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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shipping markets, freight rates, port congestion, high frequency analysis

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Buy Together, but Recycle Alone: Sentiment-Driven Herding Behavior in Oceanic Dry Bulk Shipping

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 05 May 2021
Konstantinos D. Melas and Nektarios Michail
Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics and Cyprus University of Technology
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shipping markets, dry bulk, real assets, sentiment, herding behavior, threshold regression

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Sentiment-Augmented Supply and Demand Equations for the Dry Bulk Shipping Market

Michail NA, Melas KD. Sentiment-Augmented Supply and Demand Equations for the Dry Bulk Shipping Market. Economies. 2021; 9(4):171. https://doi.org/10.3390/economies9040171
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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shipping markets, demand; supply, sentiment; dry bulk, three-stage least squares

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Quantifying the Relationship Between Seaborne Trade and Shipping Freight Rates: A Bayesian Vector Autoregressive Approach

Michail, N.A., Melas, K.D. ,(2020),"Quantifying the relationship between seaborne trade and shipping freight rates: A Bayesian vector autoregressive approach", Martime Transport Research, p.100001, doi: 10.1016/j.martra.2020.100001
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Jan 2021
Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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shipping markets, freight rates, seaborne trade, bayesian vector autoregression

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Market Interactions Between Agricultural Commodities and the Dry Bulk Shipping Market

Michail, N. A., & Melas, K.D. Market interactions between agricultural commodities and the dry bulkshipping market. The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics (2020), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajsl.2020.07.003
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Dec 2020
Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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agricultural commodities, dry bulk, shipping freight rates, cointegration, variance decomposition

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How Long Do We Keep Up With the Joneses? Herding Time Horizons in the Dry Bulk Shipping Markets

The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajsl.2021.03.002
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2021
Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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shipping markets, dry bulk, herding behavior, impulse responses

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Determinants of Ship-Management Revenues: The Case of Cyprus

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Apr 2023
Nektarios Michail, Konstantinos D. Melas and Kyriaki G. Louca
Cyprus University of Technology, Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Cyprus
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shipping, ship-management, freight rates, Bayesian VAR

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LNG carriers discharge waiting time and energy inflation

Number of pages: 10
Stavros Karamperidis, Nektarios Michail and Konstantinos D. Melas
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Cyprus University of Technology and Metropolitan College, Greece - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Liquified Natural Gas, Energy Inflation, European Union, Maritime Economics