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Vania Stavrakeva

Assistant Professor of Economcs

PhD (Harvard), BA (Franklin and Marshall)

Dr Vania Stavrakeva's research interests include international finance, macroeconomics, macro-finance and financial sector regulation. She has held the role of Assistant Professor of Economics at London Business School since 2013.

She has extensively studied how the regulation of bank capital and derivative regulation should differ across countries, given that countries vary in their fiscal capacity. She focuses her ongoing research on sovereign debt contracts, exchange rate determination and the impact of policy uncertainty on asset prices. 

She holds a PhD in economics from Harvard University. Prior to completing her PhD, she spent two years at the Brookings Institute – one of the major think tanks in Washington, DC – conducting economic research.


  • Core, Global Business Environment, SUM15


  • Advanced Macroeconomics, SUM15