Academic supervision (PhD):
September 2014 Frederick Nyakudya – Determinants of Entrepreneurship at a Regional Level. Current position: private business
July 2012 Chiara Amini – Institutions as Determinants of FDI. Current position: Lecturer at London Metropolitan University
June 2011 Zlatko Nikoloski - Essays in Development Economics. Current position: Research Fellow in Health Economics, LSE.
October 2010 Gian Fazio – Entrepreneurship, innovation and competition. Current position: private business, USA
September 2009 Beata Manthey - Regional Labour Markets in Poland and Spain. Current postion: analyst Citibank
April 2008 Jong-Kyu Lee (ORS award) – Economic growth in transition countries. Current position: researcher, Seoul National University.
December 2007 Venla Sipila – Russian financial crisis of 1998. Current position: senior analyst, Global Insight, Washington D.C.
September 2003 Kate Bishop – Internationalisation and performance in CIS manufacturing
companies. Current position: private business
June 2003 Milan Nikolic – Inflation in Russia. Current position: lecturer, University of Surrey. Thesis
published as a book by Palgrave Macmillan.
January 2002 Roman Zyla – Bureaucracy, Corruption and Small Enterprises in Ukraine. Current position: World Bank, Washington D.C., researcher.
At Aston University:
2012- Alena Pivavarova - FDI in Russia
(with Prof. Nigel Driefield and Dr. Yama Temouri)
Continuing at UCL:
2009 - Daphne Ahtanasouli - Freedom from Corruption and Economic Performance
2010 - Anna Rebmann - Entrepreneurship and Institutions
2010 - Paulina Stepien - Entreprneurship and Trust
(last three: joint supervision with Dr Julia Korosteleva)
PhD examiner: Aston Business School, Birkbeck College, Brunel University, Imperial College
London, Kings College, London School of Economics, University of Leeds, University
of Leicester, University of Staffordshire (x2)
• Courses taught at Aston Business School
o BA Emerging and Transitional Economies (1/2 unit) [from 2012-2013]
o BA International Perspectives in Organisations(1/2 unit)
• Other Courses taught previously:
o MA Corporate Governance (1/2 unit)
o MA Economics of Transition (1/2 unit)
o BA Emerging Market Economies (1 unit)
o MA EU Enlargement, Human Resource Development and Institution Building in
Eastern Europe (College of Europe, Brugge)
o BA Topics in Microeconomics (SSEES, until 2005; 1/2 unit, 2nd year; contents:
labour, models of the firm)
o BA Introduction to Economics (SSEES, Catholic University of Lublin)
o BA Applied Economics (SSEES)
o BA Intermediate Microeconomics (Catholic University of Lublin)
o BA Public Choice (Catholic University of Lublin)