Working Papers
01-2020 How different are Monetary Unions to national economies according to prices? Marina Glushenkova and Marios Zachariadis
02-2020 Store expensiveness and consumer saving: Insights from a new decomposition of price dispersion Sofronis Clerides, Pascal Courty and Yupei Ma
03-2020 Who Pays Taxes on Basic Foodstuffs?: Evidence from Broadening the VAT Base Panayiota Lyssiotou and Elena Savva
04-2020 Predicting the VIX and the Volatility Risk Premium: The Role of Short-run Funding Spreads Volatility Factors Elena Andreou and Eric Ghysels
05-2020 What matters for consumer sentiment? World oil price or retail gasoline price? Sofronis Clerides, Styliani-Iris Krokida, Neophytos Lambertides and Dimitris Tsouknidis
06-2020 Representative Democracy with or without Elections: An Economic Analysis Miltos Makris, Theodore Palivos and Marios Zachariadis
07-2020 Immigration, Legal Status and Fiscal Impact  Andri Chassamboulli and Xiangbo Liu
Year 2019
FEB02 (New Campus), Room 114
Organizers: Demetris Xefteris, Nikolaos Tsakas
Tuesday, 5th February 2019, 14:00-15:30
Andreas Panagopoulos, (University of Crete)
Wednesday, 6th February 2019, 15:00-16:30
Konstantinos Serfes, (Drexel University)
Thursday, 21st February 2019, 13:30-15:00
Dimitrios Minos, (King's College, London)
"The (Agri-)Cultural Origins of Obesity"
Wednesday, 27th February 2019, 12:00-13:30
Rebecca Morton, (New York University)
"Social Groups, Information Sharing, and the Effectiveness of Public Protests"
Wednesday, 13rd March 2019, 11:30-13:00
Marianne Bruins, (University of York)
"Mothers’ Labour Supply, Household Income and Child Outcomes in Sole-Parent Families"
Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 11:30-13:00
Katerina Petrova (St. Andrews)
“Monetary Policy Across Space and Time”
Wednesday, 17th April 2019, 11:30-13:00
Aniol Llorente-Saguer (Queen Mary University of London)
“Runoff elections in the Laboratory”
Monday, 6th May 2019, 11:30-13:00
Assaf Razin (Tel Aviv University)
"Financial Globalization and the Welfare State"
Thursday, 9th of May 2019, 15:00-16:30
Otilia Boldea (Tilburg University)
"Bootstrapping structural change tests"
Wednesday, 18th September 2019, 11:00-12:00
11:00-11:30 Diomides Mavroyiannis (Universite Paris Dauphine)
"Microfoundations of discouniting"
11:30-12:00 Noemie Cabau (Universite Paris Dauphine)
"Collective action on an endogenous network"
Wednesday, 25th of September 2019, 11:00-12:30
Itay Saporta Eksten (Tel Aviv University)
“A Tale of Two Workers: The Macroeconomics of Automation”
Friday, 4th of October, 11:00-12:30
Andis Sofianos (University of Heidelberg)
How Intelligent Players Teach Cooperation
Tuesday, 8th of October 2019, 11:00-12:30
"The Fiscal-Monetary Policy Mix in the Euro Area: Challenges at the Zero Lower Bound"
Friday, 18th of October 2019, 11:00-12:30
Miltos Makris (University of Kent)
"Dynamic Information Design"

Wednesday, 23rd of October 2019, 11:00-12:30
Yuval Heller (Bar Ilan University)
"Renegotiation and Coordination with Private Values"

Wednesday, 20th of November 2019, 11:00-12:30
Dotan Persitz (Tel Aviv University)
"Design Invariance in the Classic Consumer Choice Problem"
Wednesday, 27th of November 2019, 11:00-12:30
Chiara Orsini (University of Sheffield)
"Parental Human Capital Traits and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children"
Friday, 6th of December 2019, 11:00-12:30
Chrysostomos Tabakis (KDI School of Public Policy and Management)
"Consumer Nationalism and Multilateral Trade Cooperation"

Monday, 16th of December 2019, 11:00-12:30
Stephen Zeldes (Columbia Business School)
"Should the Government Be Paying Investment Fees on $3 Trillion of Tax-Deferred Retirement Assets?"

Requirements for a Minor in Economics (42 ECTS)
Students in other departments of the University wishing to obtain a Minor in Economics have to submit an application to the Department. The successful applicants will be awarded a Minor in Economics upon successful completion of the following courses:
Compulsory courses (42 ECTS)
ECO 111 Principles of Microeconomics 7 ECTS
ECO 121 Principles of Macroeconomics 7 ECTS
ECO 211 Microeconomic Theory (ECO 111) 7 ECTS
ECO 212 Application of Quantitative Methods in Economics (MAS 061) 7 ECTS
ECO 221 Macroeconomic Theory (ECO 121) 7 ECTS
ECO 222 Introduction to Econometrics (ECO 212) 7 ECTS
Optional courses (at least 18 ECTS)
ECO 305 International Trade (ECO 211) 6 ECTS
ECO 306 International Finance (ECO 221) 6 ECTS
ECO 308 Economic Development (ECO 221) 6 ECTS
ECO 309 Economic Growth (ECO 221) 6 ECTS
ECO 310 Money, Banking and Financial Markets (ECO 221) 6 ECTS
ECO 311 Labour Economics (ECO 211) 6 ECTS
ECO 312 Industrial Organisation (ECO 211) 6 ECTS
ECO 313 Public Economics (ECO 211) 6 ECTS
ECO 315 International Taxation and National Tax Policy (ECO 211) 6 ECTS
ECO 316 Economics of the European Union (ECO 111) 6 ECTS
ECO 317 Topics in European Economics Integration (ECO 221) 6 ECTS
ECO 320 History of Economic Thought 6 ECTS
ECO 324 Introduction to Political Economy and Public Policy (ECO 211) 6 ECTS
ECO 326 Urban and Regional Economics (ECO 211) 6 ECTS
ECO 327 Environmental Economics (ECO 211) 6 ECTS
ECO 331 Productivity and Technology (ECO 211) 6 ECTS
ECO 355 Topics in International Economics (ECO 211) 6 ECTS
ECO 362 Structure and Strategy of Firms (ECO 312) 6 ECTS
ECO 363 Regulation Theory and Policy (ECO 211) 6 ECTS
ECO 370 Topics in Financial and Monetary Economics (ECO 111, ECO 221) 6 ECTS
ECO 398 Topics on the Cyprus Economy (ECO 211, ECO 221) 6 ECTS
ECO 415 Game Theory (ECO 301) 6 ECTS
ECO 473 Applied Econometrics (ECO 303) 6 ECTS
Note: The courses in brackets are prerequisites