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Dr Ioanna Stylianou


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PhD, Economics (University of Cyprus, June 2012)

MSc, Economics (Economic Analysis) (University of Cyprus, June 2005)

BSc, Economics (University of Cyprus, July 2003)

AFHEA – Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Employment Track

  • Lecturer in Economics and Statistics, Fall 2013-present, Department of Business and Management, University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
  • Visiting Lecturer, University of Cyprus, Fall 2012- Spring2014
  • Special Scientist, Cyprus University of Technology, 2014
  • Special Scientist, Open University of Cyprus, 2013
  • Research Fellow, Fall 2014-present, Department of Economics University of Cyprus


Memberships (Academic/Professional)

Referee in the following academic journals:

 Journal of Economic Growth

 Empirical Economics

 Macroeconomic Dynamics


Research Interests

Applied econometrics, macroeconomics, inequality, social mobility, economic growth.


Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

UCLan, 2013-Present



Undergraduate modules: Business Statistics, Introduction to Mathematics and Statistics, Fundamentals of Business Mathematics, Introduction to Economics (EC1002), Principles of Economics.

Graduate modules: Operations Strateg, Business Information Management, Quantitative Methods Training for PhD students.

Course Leadership

Course Leader BA (Hons) Economics, Uclan.

Course Leader BA (Hons) Business Administration, Uclan.

University of Cyprus, 2012-2014



Undergraduate modules: Mathematics for Economics I and II, Quantitative Methods in Economics, Macroeconomic Theory.

Graduate modules: Statistics and Econometrics I, Econometrics.


Cyprus University of Technology, 2014


Undergraduate modules: Financial Econometrics.

Graduate modules: Forecasting and Modeling, Research Methods.


Open University of Cyprus, 2013


Graduate modules: Health Economics.


Administrative Roles

  • Organizer of the Seminar Series, 2014-1015, UCLan


Selective Publications 

  • Kourtellos, A., Stylianou, I., Tan, C.M., (2013): Failure to Launch? The Role of Land Inequality in Transition Delays, European Economic Review, 62, 98-113.
  • Kourtellos, A., Stylianou, I., Tan, C.M., (2015): Robust Multiple Regimes in Volatility, Empirical Economics, Vol. 48 (1), 461-491.


Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

  • July 2017: CRETE-Conference on Research on Economic Theory and Econometrics, Greece,  Revisiting the Great Gatsby Curve, with Andros Kourtellos and Charalambos Tsangarides.
  • April 2015: Multinational Finance Society (MFS), Limassol Cyprus, Robust Multiple Regimes in Volatility, with Andros Kourtellos and Chih Ming Tan.


Selective Research Funding/ Grant Capture

  • Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation, 2003-2005.
  • Researcher in the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (RPF) grant (2004-05), for the project “A Small Scale Macro Model for the Cyprus Economy”. This grant was awarded the amount of CY£25000.


Supervision of Projects/PhDs

  • Supervision of five MBA students, UCLan.
  • Supervision of one PhD student in Economics, UCLan.