Interested in a Ph.D. or Post-Doc in Finance/Insurance?

Informal communication from potential Ph.D. applicants is encouraged if research interests are related to the following topics:

  • Information Transmission in Financial Markets
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Credit Risk
  • Executive Compensation
  • Ratings (Corporate, Insurance, Sovereign)
  • Insurance Economics
  • Actuarial Science (Longevity, Pensions, Catastrophe Risk)

Applicants should have a strong quantitative background (preferably probability theory and econometrics). Programming experience with statistical or mathematical software will be considered an advantage.

Current Ph.D. Students/Candidates:

  • Somayyeh Lotfi (in progress; co-supervisor), University of Cyprus.


  • Filia Kaourma
    • Post-Doc at University of Cyprus.
  • Maria Efthymiou.
    • Placement at the Risk Department of a local bank.
  • Panayiotis Papakyriakou
    • Placement at the University of Southampton, UK.
  • Erik Berwart, Manchester Business School.
    • Placement at the Superintendency of Banks and Financial Institutions (SBIF), Chile.