Professors | Associate Professors | Assistant Professors

  Name:  John Sorros
Title:  Professor
  Director of MSc in Accounting & Control in Businesses & Public Sector
  Director of Lab in Accounting and Control
Office:  413 (Main Building)
Phone:  +30 210 414 2116
E-mail:  sorros(-at-)unipi(-dot-)gr

Short CV


Associate Professor of Cost Accounting, University of Piraeus, Department of Business Administration


  1. 2001 – 2004 Deputy General Manager in AGB Financial Leasing S.A.
  2. 1999 – 2001 Financial and Administrative Manager in OTE Financial Leasing S.A.
  3. 1996 – 1999 Investment Consultant
  4. 1994 - 1999 Financial and Administrative Manager in SYNEL SA a Fertilizer Merchant and Manufactory Company


  • University of Piraeus, PhD in Business Administration
  • Athens University of Economics, Bachelor in Business Administration


Participated in various International Economic Conferences worldwide


Author and Co-Author of 17 articles (13 published in international journals).


  1. English
  2. Greek (native speaker)


  1. Member of Academic of Economics and Finance, USA
  2. Member of the Greek Economic Chamber
  3. Member of the Hellenic Financial and Accounting Association


  1. Cost Analysis I (4th semester)
  2. Cost Analysis II (5th semester)
  3. Managerial Accounting (7th semester)
  4. Audit and Internal Audit (8th semester)



  1. “Accounting Information the Cost of Capital and Excess Stock Returns: The Role of Earnings Quality – Evidence from Panel Data”, with N. Apergis, G. Artikis, S. Eleftheriou, International Business Research, Vol 5 No 2, 2/2012
  2. “Accounting Information and Excess Stock Returns: The Role of the Cost of Capital-New Evidence from U.S. Firm Level Data”, with N.Apergis, G. Artikis, S. Eleftheriou, Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 22 p.p. 321-329, 2012
  3. “Accounting Information and Cost of Capital: A Theoretical Approach” (with N. Apergis, S. Eleftheriou, G. Artikis), Modern Economy, Vol 2, No 4, 9/2011
  4. “Asset Pricing and Foreign Exchange Risk” ( with N. Apergis and P. Artikis), Research in International Business and Finance, Vol 25, p.p. 308-328, 2011
  5. Bankruptcy probability and Stock prices: The Effect of Altman Z-Score Information on Stock Prices: from Panel Data” (with N. Apergis, P. Artikis and V. Zisis), Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing, Vol. 7 No 8, 2011
  6. “Profitability Performance and the Role of Manufacturing Cost: Evidence from a Panel of US Manufacturing Firms” (with N. Apergis and Steven Johnson), Global Review of Accounting and Finance Vol. 2 No 1, March 2011
  7. “Long-Term Debt and the Value of the Firm: Evidence from International Listed Manufacturing Firms” (with N. Apergis), Review of Economics & Finance Vol. 1 2011, pp 60-72
  8. “Accounting Information and the Cost of Capital: The Effect on Excess Stock Returns – Evidence from Panel Data” (with G. Artikis and S. Eleftheriou), Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 1 No 1 December 2010.
  9. “Disaggregated Earnings and Stock Prices: Evidence from International Listed Shipping Firms” (with N. Apergis), International Advances in Economic Research, Vol. 16, 3 pp 269-281, August 2010
  10. “The Role of Disaggregated Earnings for Stock Prices, Evidence from Listed Shipping Firms and Panel Tests” (with N. Apergis), Research on Applied Economics, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2009
  11. “Risk Measurement of the Bond Mutual Funds Operating in Greece”, European Research Studies, Vol. VI, Issue (3-4), 2003
  12. “Is There an Appropriate Measure of Managerial Skill & Performance?” (With Andreas G Merikas and Anna A Merika), Managerial Finance, Vol. 31, Number 2 2005, pp87-100
  13. “Return and Risk Analysis: A Case Study in Equity Mutual Funds Operating in the Greek Financial Market”, Journal of Managerial Finance, Vol.29, Number 9 2003, pp 21-28


  1. Law and Ethics Rules and Production Costs, Hononary Volume of Penelope Agallopoulou, University of Piraeus, Department of Business Administration, Athens, 2011
  2. Idle Cost and Full Disclosure Principle, Hononary Volume of Sotiris Karvounis, University of Piraeus, Department of Business Administration, Piraeus, 2011


  1. Managerial Accounting, with C. Kazantzis, Business Plus S.A., Piraeus, 2012 (forthcoming)
  2. Cost Accounting Principles, with C. Kazantzis, Business Plus S.A., Piraeus, 2009
  3. Problems and Solutions in Financial Accounting, with C. Kazantzis, Business Plus S.A., Piraeus, 2005
  4. Problems and Solutions in Cost Accounting, with C. Kazantzis, Business Plus S.A., Piraeus, 2006

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