Professor Joanna Poyago-Theotoky
Department of Economics and Finance, La Trobe University
A multilingual native of Corfu, Greece, Joanna is a graduate of the University of Bristol where she earned her PhD in 1994. She has previously held positions at the University of St Andrews, University of Nottingham, University of Bristol and Loughborough University before joining La Trobe University in February 2011. Her research interests lie in the areas of industrial organization (especially innovation, R&D cooperation and research joint ventures, technology and environmental policies), applied microeconomic theory, the economics of science and knowledge transfer and the economics of higher education. Joanna has received funding for her research from the British Academy, the ESRC, JISC, CNRS and the Spanish Government. She has published a range of papers including articles in the following Journals: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Industrial Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Review of Industrial Organization, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Journal of Comparative Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Review of International Economics, Oxford Review of Economic Policy and the Southern Economic Journal. Non academic interests include: Pugs, skiing, sailing, photography, wildlife and building model aeroplanes.