Savvakis C. Savvides

Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy

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“  I am currently working on the development of risk analysis software to apply Monte Carlo simulation to financial models with ease and no compromises in terms of features for both modelling and reporting capabilities, (www.riskease.com). I am also researching what I call "the disconnect of funding from productivity" amidst the financialisation of the real economy. A host of financial intermediaries are using a basically flawed financial system to try to deliver on a promise for a return without the risk. In practise, this elusive quest inevitably distorts the proper and efficient functioning of capitalism and deforms the real economy. It has now become a systemic process that the world suffers from and which piles up unproductive debt and leads to recurring financial and economic crises. Moreover, the relentless pursuit for the Holy Grail for a "return without the risk" slows down growth and impedes economic development by shifting focus from wealth creation to wealth transfer.  ”

Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Risk Analysis in Investment Appraisal

Project Appraisal Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, March 1994
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2019
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Risk Analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, Investment appraisal, Project analysis, Forecasting and simulation, Business administration

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Marketing Analysis in Project Evaluation

Harvard Institute for International Development, Development Discussion Paper No. 341
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2008
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Project Appraisal, Marketing, Competitiveness, Strategy, Market Analysis

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Market Analysis and the Assessment of Competitiveness in Project Appraisal

Harvard Institute for International Development, Development Discussion Paper No. 755
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2018
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Market analysis, consumer behaviour, project competitiveness, project appraisal, market competence, market positioning, marketing orientation

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Tourism, Environment and Profitability: The Case of the Paphos Holiday Complex

Harvard Institute for International Development, Development Discussion Paper No. 330, November 1989.
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
Savvakis C. Savvides, Andreas Andreou and Glenn P. Jenkins
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy, C.N.H. Capital Markets Ltd. and Queen's University - Department of Economics
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Project Appraisal, Environment, Economic Analysis, Risk Analysis

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Market Competitiveness, Risk and Economic Return: The Case of the Limassol Juice Company

Harvard Institute for International Development, Development Discussion Paper No. 380, July 1991
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 May 2001 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
Savvakis C. Savvides, Andreas Andreou and Glenn P. Jenkins
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy, C.N.H. Capital Markets Ltd. and Queen's University - Department of Economics
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Project Appraisal, Environment, Economic Analysis, Risk Analysis, Competitiveness

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Organisational Structure and Innovation

Development Journal, Vol. D, Part 1, January 1979, The Cyprus Productivity Centre
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Apr 2013
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Organisation, Innovation, Organisational Change, Structure

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Corporate Lending and the Assessment of Credit Risk

Journal of Money, Investment and Banking, No. 20, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Repayment capability, project evaluation, financial forecasting

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The Rebuilding of the Cyprus Economy

Journal of Finance and Investment Analysis, Vol. 2, No.2, 2013, 107-123, ISSN: 2241-0998 (print version), 2241-0996 (online), Scienpress Ltd, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 May 2013
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Repayment capability, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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Financial Markets, Bloated Governments and the Misallocation of Capital

Journal of Finance and Investment Analysis, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 201-219, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 May 2012
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Repayment capability, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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Overcoming Private Debt (Unblocking and Rebuilding the Loan-Burdened Real Economy in Cyprus)

The Journal of Private Equity, Fall 2016, Vol. 19, No. 4: pp. 51-59
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 May 2016 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2019
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Private debt, repayment capability, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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The disconnect of funding from wealth creation

World Economics Journal, Vol. 23, No. 2, June–August 2022
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2022
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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economic development, repayment capability, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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Towards Sustainable Growth (Rebuilding the Foundations of the Cyprus Economy)

John Deutsch International Development Discussion Paper, Queen's University, DDP 2016-07
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2016
Leslie Manison and Savvakis C. Savvides
Independent and Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Investment-led growth, institutional capability, project evaluation, public comparator analysis, corporate lending, credit risk

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Neglect Private Debt at the Economy's Peril

World Economics Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1, January–March 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2022
Leslie Manison and Savvakis C. Savvides
Independent and Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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balance sheet recession, debt deflation spiral, sustainable growth, debt minimization, dissaving, aggregate demand, credit risk

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Funding Economic Development and the Role of National Development Banks - The Case of Cyprus

World Economics Journal, Vol. 21, No. 3, July–September 2020
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2022
Helen Kavvadia and Savvakis C. Savvides
University of Luxembourg and Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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National Development Banks, International Finance, Regional Development Banks, Multilateral Development Banks

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The Pursuit of Economic Development

Journal of Finance and Investment Analysis, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 May 2014
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Cost-Benefit Analysis, Project Evaluation, Risk Analysis, Repayment Capability, Corporate Lending, Credit risk

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The Alternative Way to Deal with the Cyprus Co-Op Bank 'Socialising the Losses and Privatising the Gains – Part 3'

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Jul 2018
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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repayment capability, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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What Lies Beneath? Truth and Lies About the Cyprus Economy

Accountancy Cyprus, Vol. 121, December 2015
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 25 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Repayment capability, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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Socialising the Losses and Privatising the Gains (The Case of Cyprus Five Years After the Bail-in of Bank Deposits)

Savvakis C. Savvides, 2018. "Socialising the losses and privatising the gains The case of Cyprus five years after the bail-in of bank deposits," Development Discussion Papers 2018-02, JDI Executive Programs., Accountancy Cyprus, Vol. 130, March 2018
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 May 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2019
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Repayment capability, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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The Advent of Zombie Banks

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 03 Feb 2019
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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household dissaving, household debt, middle-class squeeze, tax evasion, debt write-offs

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Private Debt Is the Problem

John Deutsch International Development Discussion Paper, Queen's University, DDP 2017-17
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2017
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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household dissaving, household debt, middle-class squeeze, tax evasion, debt write-offs

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Cyprus Economy in Wonderland

Accountancy Cyprus, Vol. 131, June 2018
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Aug 2018
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Repayment Capability, Project Evaluation, Corporate Lending, Credit Risk

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From Creative Destruction to Destructive Creation

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Economic development, repayment capability, corporate lending, credit risk

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A Banking System That Facilitates Wealth Transfer Rather Than Wealth Creation

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Oct 2021
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Economic development, repayment capability, debt write-offs, corporate lending, credit risk

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Debt Liquidity and Recession Economics During the Pandemic: A Blessing or a Curse?

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 31 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2020
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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economic development, repayment capability, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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Public-Private Partnerships - The devil is in the detail

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Apr 2022
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Economic development, repayment capability, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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A Legacy of Cronyism and Deception

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Dec 2018
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Financial Crisis, Repayment Capability, Corporate Lending, Credit Risk

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The rise and rule of zombie banking in Cyprus

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Oct 2021
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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household dissaving, household debt, middle-class squeeze, tax evasion, debt write-offs

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Risk Through the Looking Glass – The Pursuit of a Return Without the Risk

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2022
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Economic development, risk analysis, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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Too Bad for the Tax Payer: 'Socialising the Losses and Privatising the Gains – Part 2'

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Jul 2018
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Private Debt, Repayment Capability, Corporate Lending, Credit Risk

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Broken Economics - How Crony Capitalism Operates to Transfer and Destroy Wealth

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 May 2022 Last Revised: 31 May 2022
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Economic development, project evaluation, corporate lending

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Collateral Damage of Reckless Lending

John Deutsch International Development Discussion Paper, Queen's University, DDP 2019-13
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Mar 2020
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Economic Development, Repayment Capability, Project Evaluation, Corporate Lending, Credit Risk

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Broken Balance Sheets and the Depletion of Equity

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Feb 2022
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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household dissaving, household debt, middle-class squeeze, debt write-offs

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Policy Should Focus on the Need to Overcome Private Indebtedness

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Balance Sheet Recession, Debt Deflation Spiral, Sustainable Growth, Debt Minimization

Other Papers (5)

Total Downloads: 148
1.

Banks Should Be Banks!

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 May 2012
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Repayment capability, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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The Estia Debacle

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Jul 2018
Savvakis C. Savvides and Leslie Manison
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy and Independent
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repayment capability, project evaluation, corporate lending, credit risk

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A Reality Check

Stockwatch, June 11, 2018
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Jun 2018
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Private debt, repayment capability, credit risk

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Shackled and Drawn

Accountancy Cyprus, Vol. 126, March 2017
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 05 Apr 2017
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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Balance Sheet Recession, Debt Deflation Spiral, Sustainable Growth, Debt Minimization

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An Abominable Legacy

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Apr 2017
Savvakis C. Savvides
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
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development planning and policy, project evaluation, credit risk