Dr Eleni Papagiannaki
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead for Business School, Course Leader - BA (Hons) Economics
Birmingham City Business School
Elena has completed her Phd in Economics and Operational Research at Aston University.
She researches, teaches and writes about the economics of labour, working time, income inequality and the future of work. Elena in her research uses applied parametric (Statistical Analysis) and Non-Parametric Approaches (Data Envelopment Analysis) in measuring working time’s contribution.
Elena is a also Research Fellow at the Institute for the Future of Work (IFOW), where she works on various projects, including the Good Work Time Series assessing good work practices across the UK.
Prior to joining Birmingham City University, Elena has been also working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Aston University teaching the workshops of Business Analytics. She has also been teaching abroad as a Tutor in Economics in private supportive schools for adult students in Greece. She has also been working as a Research Assistant at the Hellenic Parliament (Greek).
Her approach to research and teaching includes different schools of thought (mainstream economics, Marxist, Keynesian, Institutionalist, radical, feminist etc), as she gives particular importance in socio & politico-economics.