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    United Kingdom

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Andrea received a PhD in Finance from the University of Southampton, UK in 2015. Prior to this, Andrea was awarded a BSc in Economics in 2007 from Edutus College (MÜTF)  Budapest, Hungary, an MA in European Economy and Management from Abertay University, Dundee in 2008,   and an MSc in International Finance in 2010 from the University of Dundee, Scotland. She is currently Assistant Professor of Finance at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK since May 2016. Her research focuses primarily on liquidity risk contagion, endogenous risk, financial crises and the Basel regulations. Between April-June 2014 Andrea was a Visting Academic at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (Jack Baskin School of Engineering), University of California, Santa Cruz under the supervision of Prof David Draper. Between September 2015 and June 2016 Andrea was an Adjunct Lecturer of Finance at the University of Southampton. 

In August 2019 Andrea took over the role of the Undergraduate Programme Director for the MA Finance and MA Business & Finance (UG) Programmes. Since December 2020 Andrea is the Co-Lead of the Centre for Social and Economic Data Analytics where she is responsible for overseeing the co-ordination of PGR-focussed events and activities across the Edinburgh Business School. Moreover, Andrea is responsible for monitoring PGR student experience, and enables a forum for the discussion of issues relating to the enhancement of the PGR experience in the School of Social Sciences.

Since 2017 Andrea is member of the Athena Swan self-assessment team. Being an early career researcher, she is particularly interested in advancing gender equality and removal of progression barriers of women in academia.



Research interests

Interbank contagion, systemic risk

Financial bubbles and the role of endogenous risk

Applied econometrics 

Bayesian modelling

Natural Language Processing/Machine learning 


Taking on PhD Students.

Roles & Responsibilities

Undergraduate Programme Director for Finance programmes

Centre for Social and Economic Data Analytics Lead

Member of the Athena Swan self-assessment team since 2017.


Module coordinator for:

International Banking and Money Markets (postgraduate) since 2016 to present

International Banking Institutions and Regulatory Frameworks (postgraduate) since 2016 to present

Capital Markets (postgraduate) 2018-2019

Research Methods (undergraduate) 2020-2021


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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  • EICC Best Paper Award 2022

    Tironsakkul, Tin (Recipient), Maarek, Manuel (Recipient), Eross, Andrea (Recipient) & Just, Mike (Recipient), Jun 2022

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