Dr Svetlana Andrianova


Dr Svetlana Andrianova is currently on research leave for the next three years.


Curriculum Vitae (updated February 2015)

Research Interests

  • Principal Investigator on the DFID-ESRC Award "Politics, Growth and Finance".
  • Contract and game theory, economics of organisations, political economy and financial development.
  • Co-investigator on the ESRC funded project "National and International Aspects of Financial Development".
  • Co-investigator on the ESRC funded project "Political Economy of Financial

(Under-) Development in Africa".

Research papers can be found via RePEc.

You must apply formally to our Economics PhD programme before we allocate you a supervisor as part of the review process. You do not need to contact our staff separately.


Current Administrative Responsibilities

  • Deputy Director of Undergraduate Admissions.

Most Recent Publications

  • " Public Banks and Financial Stability", (2012) Economics Letters 116, pp. 86-88.
  • Government Ownership of Banks, Institutions and Growth” (with P. Demetriades and A. Shortland), University of Leicester Discussion Paper No 11/09. Forthcoming in Economica.
  • (2010) "Political Economy Origins of Financial Markets in Europe and Asia” (with P. Demetriades and C. Xu), World Development, DOI 10.1016/j.worlddev.2010.10.001.
  • (2009) "Corruption, Extortion, and the Boundaries of the Law" (with Nicolas Melissas), Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 25, No. 2: 442-471.

Full listing of publications

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