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Joanna Poyago-Theotoky

  • Visiting Professor
  • Universitat Zurich Institut fur Volkswirtschaftslehre
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I am a Professor of Economics at La Trobe University. My research interests lie in the areas of industrial organization and environmental economics, especially innovation, R&D cooperation, the interface of technology and environmental policies and, the economics of knowledge transfer.


Economic Modelling

Associate Editor

2019 - Present

E-conomics (


2007 - Present

Recent publications

  • Locus of control, health and healthcare utilization

    • Kesavayuth D
    • Poyago-Theotoky J
    • Tran D
    • et al.
  • Managerial Delegation Contracts in a Cournot Duopoly with Pollution

    • J. Poyago-Theotoky and S.K. Yong

Professional experience

Visiting Professor

University of Zurich Department of Economics

August 2019 - Present

Professor of Economics

La Trobe University

February 2011 - Present

Professor of Microeconomics

Loughborough University

November 2006 - January 2011(4 years)

Reader in Economics

Loughborough University

January 2003 - October 2006(4 years)

Senior Lecturer in Economics

University of Saint Andrews

October 2002 - December 2003(a year)

Lecturer in Economics

University of Nottingham

September 1993 - September 2002(9 years)

Lecturer in Economics

University of Bristol

August 1991 - August 1993(2 years)


PhD Economics

University of Bristol

October 1988 - April 1994(6 years)

MSc Economics

University of Bristol

October 1986 - October 1988(2 years)

BSc Economics

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Faculty of Philology

October 1981 - July 1986(5 years)


Co-authors (21)

  • Shteryo Nozharov
  • Claudio A. Piga