PhD Candidate Details
Name: Lea Samek
Job Title: Doctoral Researcher
Lea is from Germany and joined the Business School in 2008. Her Bachelor dissertation examined economic growth drivers and the role of women with an application to India and China. Therefore, she undertook a cross-cultural analysis by comparing findings from literature and quantitative data. Lea´s Master dissertation discussed the impact of crude oil on economic growth in a cross-country comparison using regression analyses, in which she applied country and country-time effects. She started her PhD in September 2012 and her research is supervised by Professor Mary O´Mahony and Dr Fiona Carmichael.
BSc Business Management (University of Birmingham)
MSc Economic Competitiveness and International Business (University of Birmingham)
The role of women in economic growth