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Panagiota Tzamourani

Panagiota Tzamourani

Research Interests

  • Household finance
  • Survey methodology

Refereed Publications

  • Schmidt, T. and P. Tzamourani( 2017), Zur finanziellen Bildung der privaten Haushalte in Deutschland: Ausgewählte Ergebnisse aus der Studie „Private Haushalte und ihre Finanzen (PHF)“, DIW Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung (Quarterly Journal of Economic Research),  Vol. 86(4), pp 31-49.
  • Adam K. and P. Tzamourani (2016), Distributional consequences of asset price inflation in the euro area, European Economic Review, Vol. 89,172-192.
  • Bover, O., J.M. Casado, S. Costa, P. Du Caju, Y. McCarthy, E. Sierminska, P.Tzamourani, E.Villanueva, T. Zavadil (2016), The Distribution of Debt Across Euro Area Countries: The Role of Individual Characteristics, Institutions and Credit Conditions, International Journal of Central Banking, Vol. 12 (2), 71-128.
  • Ehrmann, M. & P. Tzamourani (2012), Memories of high inflation, European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 28(2), 174-191.
  • Knott, M. and P.Tzamourani (2007), Bootstrapping the estimated latent trait distribution of the two-parameter latent trait model, British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology. Vol. 60(1), 175-191.
  • Bartholomew, D.J. and P. Tzamourani (1999), The Goodness of Fit of Latent Trait Models in Attitude Measurement, Sociological Methods and Research, Vol. 27(4), 525-546.

Other Working Papers and Publications

  • Sengewald, Julian and Panagiota Tzamourani (2018), Comparing non-response adjustment methods in the Panel on Household Finances,  In JSM Proceedings, Survey Research Methods Section, Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association, pp 237-258.
  • Crossley Thomas C., Tobias Schmidt, Panagiota Tzamourani, Joachim K. Winter (2017),
    Interviewer effects and the measurement of financial literacy, Working Paper, ISER Working Paper Series, No. 2017-06, University of Essex.
  • Bover, O., J.M. Casado, S. Costa, P. Du Caju, Y. McCarthy, E. Sierminska, P. Tzamourani, E. Villanueva and T. Zavadil (2016), Diverging Eurozone household debt patterns: The role of institutions, VoxEU.
  • Adam K. and P. Tzamourani (2015), Distributional consequences of asset price inflation in the Eurozone, VoxEU.
  • Tzamourani, P. (2015), Constructing Cross-Sectional Weights for the German Panel on Household Finances, in: JSM Proceedings, Social Statistics Section. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association, pp 3462-3469.
  • Bover, O., J.M. Casado, S. Costa, P. Du Caju, Y. McCarthy, E. Sierminska, P.Tzamourani, E.Villanueva, T. Zavadil (2014), The Distribution of Debt Across Euro Area Countries: The Role of Individual Characteristics, Institutions and Credit Conditions, ECB Working Paper Series, No. 1639, Frankfurt am Main.
  • Tzamourani, P. (2013), The Household Finance Survey: Description of the 2009 survey and main results on household income, wealth and debt in Greece, Economic Bulletin, Bank of Greece, No. 38.
  • Tzamourani P. (2012), Coherence assessment of the Greek HFCS with comparable data sources, European Conference on Quality in Official Statistics – Q2012, 29 May – 1 June 2012, Athens, Greece.
  • Sánchez-Muñoz, C. and P.Tzamourani (2009), Challenges of international surveys: plans for a Eurosystem survey on household finance and consumption, Irving Fisher Committee (IFC) Bulletin No. 30.
  • Sánchez-Muñoz C. and P.Tzamourani (2008), Developing the questionnaire for the Eurosystem Survey on Household Finance and Consumption, European Conference on Quality in Official Statistics, 8-11 July 2008, Rome.
  • Simigiannis G.T. and P. Tzamourani (2007), Socioeconomic characteristics and indebtedness of Greek house-holds: evidence from the two household surveys of the Bank of Greece, Economic Bulletin, Bank of Greece, No. 28.
  • Simigiannis G.T. and P. Tzamourani (2007), Greek household indebtedness and financial stress: results from household survey data, Irving Fisher Committee (IFC) Bulletin, No. 26.
  • Mitrakos Th., G. T. Simigiannis and P. Tzamourani (2005), Indebtedness of Greek households: evidence from a survey, Economic Bulletin, Bank of Greece, No. 25.
  • Kamberoglou N.C., E. Liapis, G.T.Simigiannis, P.Tzamourani (2004), Cost efficiency in Greek Banking, Working Paper, Bank of Greece, No. 9.
  • Tzamourani P. and M. Knott (2002), Fully Semiparametric Estimation of the Two-Parameter Latent Trait Model for Binary Data, in G.A. Markoulides and I. Moustaki (eds), Latent Variable and Latent Structure Models, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Tzamourani P. and P. Lynn (2000), Do respondent incentives affect data quality? Evidence from an experiment, Survey Methods Newsletter, Vol. 20(2), 3-7.
  • Tzamourani P. (2000), An experiment with a promised contribution to charity as a respondent incentive on a face-to-face survey, Survey Methods Newsletter, Vol. 20(2), 13-15.
  • Bartholomew D.J., L.M. de Menezes and P.Tzamourani (1997), Latent Trait and Latent Class Models Applied to Survey Data, in Rost and Langeheine (eds), Applications of Latent Trait and Latent Class Models in the Social Sciences, Waxmann, Muenster.
  • Knott M. and P.Tzamourani (1997), Fitting a Latent Trait Model for Missing Observations to Racial Prejudice Data, in Rost and Langeheine (eds), Applications of Latent Trait and Latent Class Models in the Social Sciences, Waxmann, Muenster.

Presentations

2018

  • Joint Statistical Meeting, American Statistical Association, Vancouver
  • Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES) Annual Congress, St. Gallen
  • Workshop on Household Heterogeneity and Macroeconomics, ECB, Frankfurt

2017

  • ECB- Banque de France Conference on Household Finance & Consumption, Paris
  • University of Hamburg, Department of Socioeconomics (Fakultät Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften Fachbereich Sozialökonomie)
  • American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA), International Conference, Amsterdam
  • Understanding Society Scientific Conference 2017, University of Essex

2016

  • 17th IWH-CIREQ-GW Macroeconometric Workshop: Inequality, Micro Data and Macroeconomics, Halle Institute of Economic Research
  • Monetary Policy, Macro-prudential Regulation and Inequality, Council on Economic Policies, Zurich
  • Workshop on House price bubbles - how to detect, predict and prevent them?. Danmarks Nationalbank, Copenhagen
  • Joint Statistical Meeting, American Statistical Association, Chicago

2015

  • Joint Statistical Meeting, American Statistical Association, Seattle

Discussion Papers

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