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Dr Christiana Anaxagorou

Lecturer in Economics and Statistics

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+357 24694076


PhD in Economics, “Public Finance, Foreign Aid and Political Incentives” (University of Sheffield, 2018)

MSc Economics (University College London, 2013)

BSc Economics (University of Nottingham, 2012)

AFHEA – Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2015)



Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Political Economy


Employment Track

Special Scientist (Research), Economics Research Centre University of Cyprus (2018 – ongoing)

Lecturer, Alexander College (2019 – 2020)

Special Scientist (Teaching), Cyprus University of Technology (2018 – 2018)

Associate Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University (2017 – 2018)


Research Interests

  • Development Economics
  • Economic Growth
  • Political Economy


Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

UCLan, 2020 – Present


Undergraduate modules: Business Statistics, Principles of Economics, The Business Environment, Introduction to Business Functions


Selective Publications 

  • Anaxagorou C, Efthyvoulou G & Sarantides V (2020) Electoral motives and the subnational allocation of foreign aid in sub-Saharan Africa. European Economic Review.


Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

Anaxagorou, A. Foreign aid and public spending: The role of institutional quality. European Public Choice Society Meeting at the School of Public Policy, Central European University, Hungary. April 2017

Anaxagorou, A. The effects of foreign aid and institutions on public finance: A panel of developing countries. Research Workshop on Macroeconomic Stability in Developing Countries, Navarra Center for International Development, Spain. June 2016


  • ESRC Scholarship of the University of Sheffield White Rose Doctoral Training Centre