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Nikolaos Theodoropoulos
Assistance Professor, Department of Economics, University of Cyprus, Country Team Leader.

Neophyta  Empora
University of Cyprus, Country Team Operator

Nikolaos Theodoropoulos is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Cyprus. He has a BSc in Economics (University of York, 1999) and an MSc (2001) and PhD (2006) in Economics (University of Leceister). He has worked at University College London (UCL) as a Senior Research Officer at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM). He has also taught at the University of Leicester (Teaching Fellow) and at the University of Cyprus (Visiting Lecturer). In June 2008, he joined the Department of Economics at the University of Cyprus as a Lecturer and promoted to Assistant Professor in July 2012. His research interests are in the area of labour economics. He is working on issues relating to immigration, social interactions, welfare programs, retirement, education, human capital, mobility, personnel economics, wage differentials, discrimination, and the econometric analysis of linked employer-employee data. He has worked on projects funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the Boston College Centre for Retirement Research, and the U.S. Social Security Administration. He has published in journals such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Oxford Economic Papers, Economic Inquiry, Journal of Population Economics and Research in Labor Economics. He is a book contributor publishd by the Oxford University Press.   

Neophyta Empora is currently a researcher at the Economics Research Center (ERC) of the University of Cyprus. Her educational background includes a BA in Economics from the University of Cyprus and an M.Sc. in Economics from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She obtained her PhD in Economics at the University of Cyprus with focus on Economic Growth, Productivity and the Environment. She has worked on the project “Employment in Europe” funded by the EU and coordinated by Prof. Christopher Pissarides. Her research fields of interest include applied economics and econometrics, environmental economics and productivity as well as labor economics. She is a referee for the Applied Economics Quarterly and her research has been published in journals like the Review of Economic Analysis.   


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