Dr Dimitra Petropoulou
|Post:||Lecturer in Economics (Economics)|
|Location:||Jubilee Building 263|
|International:||+44 1273 873540|
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Dimitra Petropoulou completed her PhD in Economics at the London School of Economics in 2007 with an ESRC scholarship, after which she joined Hertford College, University of Oxford as a Stipendiary Lecturer in Economics (2006-2011). In 2010-2011, Dimitra was made Director of Studies in Economics at Hertford College and also lectured in International Trade (MSc level) at the London School of Economics. Dimitra was an affiliate of the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) till 2010 and an associate of the International Trade Research Group, University of Oxford, from 2006-2011.
Prior to her PhD, Dimitra completed the MSc in Economics, MSc in Management (distinction; scholarship from the Interdisciplinary Institute of Management), and BSc in Economics (first class honours) at the London School of Economics. Dimitra has been teaching economics since 1999 and was awarded the LSE Economics Department Teaching Prize for 3 years running (2000, 2001, 2002); she was nominated for a Rising Star (ILTHE) National Teaching Fellowship in 2004. Dimitra is also an associate of the Economics Network of the UK's Higher Education Academy.
Dimitra joined the Department of Economics at the University of Sussex as a Lecturer in Economics in September, 2011.
Lecturer in Economics
Year 1 adviser for Economics degree courses
Adviser for students on the BSc Economics course
Dimitra's primary research field is International Trade, with additional interest in Industrial Organisation and Political Economy. She has worked in a number of areas including the role of intermediaries in international trade, the political economy of trade policy in the Electoral College, the impact of and incentives for setting minimum quality standards in an open economy setting. Her recent research is on developing micro-foundations for understanding how durable goods contribute to the volatility of trade flows and and on the determinants of outward processing exports. Dimitra is currently a Research Associate of the Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
L1028 - Introduction to Economics
809L1 - International Economics I
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Muûls, Mirabelle and Petropoulou, Dimitra (2013) A swing-state theory of trade protection in the electoral college. Canadian Journal of Economics, 46 (2). pp. 705-724. ISSN 0008-4085
Petropoulou, Dimitra (2013) Vertical product differentiation, minimum quality standards and international trade. Oxford Economic Papers, 65 (2). pp. 372-393. ISSN 1471-0498
Petropoulou, Dimitra and Soo, Kwok Tong (2011) Product Durability and Trade Volatility. Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute Working Paper (94).
Petropoulou, Dimitra (2008) Information costs, networks and intermediation in international trade. Discussion Paper. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.