Maria Grydaki joined the Management School as Lecturer in August 2013. Previously, she was post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. She received her PhD in Economics from the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece in December 2010. Maria has mainly taught Econometrics at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as Statistics, Mathematics and Macroeconomics at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, Utrecht School of Economics, Utrecht, the Netherlands, and University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Her research interests lie in the areas of International Finance, Macroeconomics, Time Series/Applied Econometrics and Growth & Development Economics.