Portrait of Dr Maria Kozlovskaya Dr Maria Kozlovskaya

m.kozlovskaya@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472165


Position: Senior Lecturer in Microeconomics, Department of Accountancy, Finance and Economics
Qualifications: PhD

Maria joined the Business School as a Lecturer in Microeconomics in September 2015. In June 2016, Maria gained her PhD from the University of Leicester. Before joining Huddersfield, she taught at the University of Birmingham, and before that worked as a senior economist in Russian Regional Development Bank. Her doctoral studies were sponsored by the ESRC.

Research and Scholarship

Maria's research interests lie in the areas of Game Theory, Behavioural Economics and Information Economics. In her PhD thesis, she developed axiomatic models of social preferences and investigated information exchange between firms via industrial espionage. She also programmed and ran an economic experiment which studied preference for fairness in social dilemmas.

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Jensen, M. and Kozlovskaya, M. (2016) ‘A Representation Theorem for Guilt AversionJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization , 125, pp. 148-161. ISSN 0167-2681


  • Referee for Economic Bulletin and Cogent Economics and Finance.
  • Member of the Royal Economic Society, the Econometric Society, European Economic Association and Game Theory Society.
  • Scientific Committee member for RES Symposium of Junior Researchers and Spring Meeting of Young Economists.
  • Past recipient of the ESRC scholarship.

Research Degree Supervision

I would be interested in supervising students in any aspect of Game Theory and Behavioural Economics.

Administrative Responsibilities

Member of the Business School Research Conference Organising Committee.

Teaching and Professional Activities

Maria is a lecturer for the following modules:

  • Intermediate Microeconomics and Quantitative Economics (2nd year BSc Economics)
  • Economic Theory and Applications (3rdyear BSc Economics)
  • Microeconomics (MSc Economics)