Dr Maria Psyllou

Dr Maria Psyllou

The Department of Economics
Lecturer in Economics (Teaching Focused)

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Dr Maria Psyllou is a Lecturer in Economics (Teaching Focused) in the Department of Economics at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham.

Qualifications

PhD in Economics, University of Leicester

MSc Banking and Finance, University of Leicester

BSc Mathematics and Statistics, University of Cyprus

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Biography

Maria obtained her undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Cyprus in 2011. She started an MSc in Banking and Finance in 2012 and a PhD in Economics in 2013, both from the University of Leicester. Prior to joining the department, Maria worked as a Teaching Associate at the Queen Mary University of London. Her research work has mainly been on the intergenerational transmission of cognitive skills.  

Teaching

Contemporary Economic Challenges, first year undergraduate module, (Class Teacher)

Econ 326B Economics of Financial Markets, third year undergraduate module, (Lecturer)

Research

Research interests

Economics of Education, Health Economics, Labour Economics

Current projects

“Academic ability and child decision making under uncertainty” (with J. Matheson and T. Oliveira)

Other activities

Department Plagiarism Officer (Deputy)

PG Dissertation Allocation Officer (Deputy)

MSc Dissertation Supervision