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Dr Anna Kochanova

Dr Anna Kochanova

Lecturer in Economics

Cardiff Business School

+44 (0)29 2087 6627
Room E02b, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
Available for postgraduate supervision

Hello! I am applied economist, with research interests in political economy, institutional economics, international and private sector development and growth.


  • PhD in Economics, CERGE-EI, Prague, 2013
  • MA in Economics, European University at Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, 2006
  • Diploma in Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Russian State Pedagogical University, Saint Petersburg, 2004

Academic positions

  • Lecturer, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff, 2017-present
  • Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn, 2013-2017





  • Managerial economics (Second Year BSc)
  • Microeconomic analysis (Third Year BSc)
  • Institutional economics
  • Political economy
  • International and private sector development
  • Applied econometrics

I am interested in supervising PhD students in the areas of:

  • Institutional economics and development
  • Political participation, trust, attitudes
  • Corruption
  • International and private sector development
  • Economic impact of ICT
  • Non-cognitive skills development