Research Students

Mr George Papaioannou

Staff positionPhD Student, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Telephone01206 874586
Office hoursUpon Request


  • BSc Economics, University of Essex
  • MSc Political Economy, University of Essex
Current research

Bureaucratic Clientelism and Party Patronage in Contemporary Europe

Research interests

Political Corruption, Patronage, and Quality of Government (QoG)

Teaching responsibilities

I have undertaken teaching responsibilities in the following modules:

EC202: Intermediate Microeconomics (2013-2014, 2015-2016)

GV313: Authoritarianism & Corruption (2013-2016)

EC831: Project in Economics (2013-2016)

SupervisorDr John Bartle
Thesis titleParty Patronage; An Empirical Investigation in Contemporary Europe
  1. Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods on Corruption and their Application, Basel Institute on Governance, April 2014
  2. Programming Social Experiments with Ztree, Essex, March 2014
  3. Experimental Economics Seminar, Essex, April 2013
  4. Advanced Programming in Stata, Essex, August 2011

Additional information
  • Higher Education Academy (HEA) Associate Fellow
  • Anti-Corruption Research Network (ACRN) Academic Correspondent

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