Olga Balakina

Postdoctoral Fellow,

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economics
  • Business Administration

Keywords

  • Household finance, Behavioral Finance, Applied Network Theory

Research

My primary research interests lie in the fields of Household Finance, Behavioral Finance, and Applied Network Theory. I work on several projects investigating the effect of individual social networks on financial decisions and activity

Teaching

1. Teaching/Course responsibility:

- Role (responsible for the course, lecturer, teaching assistant): Responsible for the course

- Course name: Financial Economics

- Course code: NEKA63

- Number of clock hours: 5 credits

 

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2. Supervision of theses (including theses completed by Feb-19):

Undergraduate level (number of theses 2018): 3

 

Master level (number of theses 2018): 3

 

3. Examiner of theses (including theses completed by Feb-19):

Undergraduate level (number of theses 2018): 0

 

Master level (number of theses 2018): 2

 

 

4. Briefly describe development work in education – renewal of curriculum and/or pedagogical development:

Since spring 2018 was the first semester when Financial Economics course created a new set of slides for the class. In addition, I have introduced 2 group home assignments (portfolio allocation excel assignment and country presentation) and weekly quizzes.

 

 

5. Involvement of guest teachers:

- Course name: Financial Economics

- Course code: NEKA63

- Name of guest teacher and company/organization: Katrin Möller, Management Partner in Business Banking, Nordea Bank

 

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7. Additional work in education (e.g. planning, implementation, and pedagogical leadership)

 

Organized a Financial Literacy course in cooperation with Folkuniversitetet for immigrants, student of Korta vägen programme. The course took place in September-October 2018.

 

8. Briefly describe your work with IT-supported teaching and learning

No additional work with IT.

 

9. Production of cases, publications on teaching and learning, teaching materials and textbooks

 

 

Recent research outputs

Olga Balakina, D'Andrea, A. & Masciandaro, D., 2017 Jan, In : Review of Financial Economics. 32, p. 30-57 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Masciandaro, D. & Olga Balakina, 2015, 1 ed. Palgrave Macmillan. 283 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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