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Salford Business School

Dr Maria Paola Rana

Biography

Before moving to UK, I have completed my BSc in Economics and Finance and MSc in Economics at the University of Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy), supplemented by visiting as an exchange student the University of Wroclaw in Poland and the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing. I undertook an MSc in Economic Development at the Institute of Development Policy and Management (IDPM ) and my PHD in Economics at the University of Manchester. Before joining SBS, I have been a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Manchester, an Associate Lecturer at Keele University and a Lecturer in Economics at Newcastle Business School. My primary research interests include: Informal Economy, Economic Development, and Applied Economics.

Teaching

Principles of Economics; Intermediate Microeconomics; International Finance

Research Interests

Informal Economy, Economic Growth and Development, Applied Economics.

Qualifications and Memberships

PHD; MSc;BSc

Publications

Corruption; Organized Crime; Economic Growth and Development

Postgraduate research

Corruption; Organized Crime; Economic Growth and Development