Aston University, UK
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Applied Microeconomist

Bio

Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Aston University

I am an applied microeconomist working as a Lecturer ​at Aston University, a top-16 school by quality of research in Economics.

PhD in Economics, University of Leicester (2016)

My PhD was supervised by Martin Kaae Jensen and Chris Wallace and examined by Alessandro Pavan and Fabrizio Adriani.

Main Research Fields: Game Theory and Behavioural Economics

I am also interested in Decision Theory and Industrial Organisation.

Research

Publications

"A Representation Theorem for Guilt Aversion" (with Martin Kaae Jensen) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 125 (2016): 148-161. 

Working Papers

 "Industrial Espionage in Duopoly Games" - job market paper


"Are Payoff Maximisers More Cooperative? Evidence from a Prisoner's Dilemma Experiment" - available at SSRN 


 Public Good Provision Mechanisms and Reciprocity (with Antonio Nicolo)  - revisions requested from the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Work in Progress

Characterising Mixed Strategy in a Market Game (with Indrajit Ray)


Broken Tyres & Flat Engines: Signalling Expertise (with Matteo Foschi & Alexandros Rigos)​

Teaching

Lecturer at Aston University

Current:

Economic Environment of Business (MSc)

Behavioural Economics (BSc)


Past:

Business, Government and Society (BSc)

Senior Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield

Microeconomics (MSc)

Intermediate Microeconomics (BSc)

Quantitative Economics (BSc)

Economic Theory and Applications (BSc)


GTA at the University of Birmingham

Advanced Microeconomics (PhD)

Game Theory (MSc)

Microeconomics (BSc)

Media

Can’t Buy Me Love? The Economics of Gift Giving

The Conversation 17/05/2016


In an article read by 5000 people I explain what determines the size of a wedding gift from Economics standpoint. The discussion is linked to my JEBO publication, which is referenced in the text. 

Are People Rational? The Importance of Behavioural Economics

The Economic Review 11/2016


I disseminate research results among younger audiences by writing for an A level magazine, subscribed to by many schools and colleges across the UK.

Wedding Gift Economics

BBC Radio 4 More or Less: Behind the Stats 19/08/2016


Based on the article in The Convesation I was invited to give a talk at the BBC Radio 4.

Community Spirit

European Researcher's Night 29/09/2017


I played the public good provision game with local families at the Researcher's Night - an event which happened simultaneously across 300 cities in Europe. The version of the game we played was based on my own research on social dilemmas.

Contact

Maria Kozlovskaya

Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom

m.kozlovskaya@aston.ac.uk