Dr Dimitrakopoulos

Dr Dimitrakopoulos


I joined the University of Leeds as a Lecturer in Economics in January 2019.
I hold a BSc in Economics from University of Athens (Greece). I obtained my MSc in Economics (2008) and my PhD in Economics  (2014) from Warwick University  before undertaking a research fellowship at Oxford Brookes University (2017-2018). In 2012-2013, I worked as a research assistant and then as a consultant for the European Central Bank in Frankurt, Germany.

Research interests

My research is focused on Econometrics with an emphasis on Bayesian methods, in particular, Markov Chain Monte Carlo. 


  • PhD Economics (Warwick University, UK, 2014)
  • MSc Economics (Warwick University, UK, 2008)
  • BSc Economics (Athens University, Greece, 2006)

Professional memberships

  • International Society for Bayesian Analysis

Student education

I teach quantitative-related courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Research groups and institutes

  • Applied Institute for Research in Economics