Business and Economics
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|PhD||The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY)||Financial Economics||2017|
|MPhil||The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY)||Economics||2015|
|MA||The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY)||Economics||2014|
|MBA||Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Greece||Financial Engineering||2009|
|BS||National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece||Electrical & Computer Engineering||2005|
Areas of Expertise
- Behavioral Finance
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Efstathia Korkou. "Gender Differences in Relative Risk Aversion with Data from the U.S. Federal Reserve Board’s Survey of Consumer Finances." International Journal of Business and Economics. Vol. 17, No.3 December 2018: 193-211.
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Women and Financial Risk Aversion: A Study Over Time " February 23 – 26, 2017: 43rd Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association (EEA), New York, New York.
" Measurements of Risk-Taking Behaviors Across Different Demographic Subgroups " December 6, 2016: School of Business & Information Systems, York College of the City University of New York: Faculty Seminar.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellowship (ECF), The Graduate Center of the City University of New York: 2011 - 2016.
AHEPA, Educational Foundation (AEF) Scholarship: 2014.
Gerondelis Foundation Scholarship: 2012.
Fulbright Scholarship: 2011 - 2012.
National Science Foundation, NSF 20-526 Research Proposal: “Diversifying Researchers, Innovators, Visionaries and Experimenters (DRIVE) in STEM”. Recognizing the untapped opportunity to increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields, York DRIVE in STEM is an undergraduate student support project that will award 100 scholarships to 35 unique academically talented students with demonstrated financial need and provide a range of curricular and co-curricular interventions to increase retention and graduation rates and facilitate the pursuit of graduate degrees and careers in STEM. Role in the Grant: From December 2019 till late February 2020: Co-PI of the grant along with Dr. Thitima Srivatanakul (PI), Dr. Fenio Annansingh- Jamieson (Co-PI), Dr. Leslie Keiler (Co-PI), Dr. Radoslaw Wojciechowski (Co-PI). From late February 2020 till 04/22/220: Collaborator in the Project. Date Submitted: April 22, 2020: Amount Requested: $649,955.
New York State Education Department, "York College STEP Program", The purpose of the STEP Program is to prepare secondary school students, who are either economically disadvantaged or minorities historically underrepresented in scientific, technical, health, health-related and licensed professions, for entry into postsecondary degree programs in scientific, technical, health-related fields, and the licensed professions. Co-PI of the grant along with Dr. Fenio Annansingh- Jamieson (PI) and Dr. Thitima Srivatanakul (Co-PI). 07/01/2020 - 06/30/2025: $1,260,000 or 252,000 per year to serve 135 students per year.
Doctoral Student Research Grant (Round 11), The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, "Women and Financial Risk Aversion: A Study Over Time". 06/01/2016 - 05/31/2017: $955.
Offices Held In Professional Societies
Member of the Scholars Strategy Network (SSN), a network of more than 1,500 (as of December 2019) leading scholars with peer-reviewed research who work closely with policymakers, journalists, and civic leaders across the political spectrum to solve the nation’s toughest policy problems https://scholars.org. My profile: https://scholars.org/scholar/efstathia-korkou: July 2018 - today.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Judge, Junior Mathematics, Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS), York College of the City University of New York: February 3, 2019.
Judge, New York City Science & Engineering Fair, Finals Round at The American Museum of Natural History: March 20, 2018.
Judge, New York City Science & Engineering Fair, Preliminary Round at The City College of New York: March 4, 2018.
Judge, Junior Mathematics, Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS), York College of the City University of New York: February 4, 2018.
Judge, Junior Mathematics, Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS), York College of the City University of New York: February 5, 2017.