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Ourania Dimakou

Ourania Dimakou is currently a lecturer in Economics at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, and a visiting professor at IE University. She has a PhD in Economics from Birkbeck, University of London and has worked at SOAS University of London as a Lecturer in Economics between 2011-2020. Her research interests include macroeconomic theories and policies, public debt and International Financial Institutions, Central Banking theories, History of Economic Thought, and public health policies employing a pluralism of theoretical and empirical methodologies. Ourania has published articles in various peer-reviewed international journals, as well as a book co-authored by prof Ben Fine (Macroeconomics. A critical companion. 2016, Pluto Press). Her most recent publication is forthcoming at SERIEs-Journal of the Spanish Economic Association titled “How Consumption Carbon Emission Intensity Varies Across Spanish Households” and co-authored by H. Basso and M. Pidkuyko. She has participated in funded projects, such as the "Blended Finance: The use of development funds for de-risking private investment", commissioned and financed by the European Parliament and presented in the DEVE Committee of the European Parliament in July of 2020. Ourania has completed a series of PhD theses as first and second supervisor. She has served as reviewer for international journals and as a member in committees for conferences and other institutions (such as International Initiative for Political Economy (IIPPE), Reteaching Economics). Last but not least, Ourania has ample teaching experience at various undergraduate and postgraduate levels in subjects such as Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and Economic Analysis and Policy in English and Spanish.

Academic Experience

• Adjunct Professor of Economics, IE University, Spain, 2021 - Present 

• Lecturer in Economics, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain, 2020 - Present

• Lecture in Economics, SOAS University of London, 2011 - 2020

Academic Background

• Ph.D. in Economics, Birkbeck, University of London, UK, 2010

• MSc in Economics, Birkbeck, University of London, UK, 2003

• BSc in International and European Economic Studies - Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece, 2001

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