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Economics Business and Finance

Dimitra Papadovasilaki

Dimitra Papadovasilaki

Assistant Professor of Finance

Economics Business and Finance


Behavioral and Experimental Finance
Decision Making
Financial Crises
Applied Macroeconomics
Time Series Analysis

Research Interests

Investment Decision Making, Retirement Decision Making, Credit Booms, Financial Crises, Experimental Finance, Financial Literacy, Behavioral Economics, Economic Development, Minskian Economics


PhD Economics, University of Nevada, Reno
Postgraduate Certificate in Information Management, City University,
MBA Finance, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
BS International and European Economic Sciences,
University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

Courses Taught

FIN 320 Investments
FIN 365 Fundamental Equity Analysis
Principles of Macroeconomics
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Money and Banking
Principles of Statistics
Economic Development
Principles of Microeconomics

Academic Experience

Boise State University, 20162017
University of Nevada, Reno, 20132016


Bucciol, Alessandro, Guerrero, Federico, Papadovasilaki, Dimitra.  “Financial Risk Taking and Trait Emotional Intelligence.” Review of Behavioral Finance. In Press.

Florina, Papadovasilaki Dimitra, Guerrero Federico, Sundali James, (2019) “On the Time-Inconsistency of Retirement Saving: Results from Five Pilot Studies in the Laboratory,”Athens Journal of Economics and Business, forthcoming.

Papadovasilaki Dimitra, Guerrero Federico, Sundali James, (2018), “The effect of early and salient experiences on subsequent asset allocations—An experimental study,”Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 19, 1-19.

Papadovasilaki Dimitra, Guerrero Federico, Sundali James, and Stone Gregory (2015), “How Important Are Early Investment Experiences on Subsequent Investment Decisions? A Laboratory Experiment on Asset Allocation,” Managerial Finance, Vol. 41, Issue: 6, pp: 582-590.

Papadovasilaki Dimitra (2015). James Heckman. In Morris Altman, editor, Real World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Praeger.

Wuthisatian Rattaphon, Papadovasilaki Dimitra, Bhraman Gulati, Guerrero Federico (2014), “The Stock Market Boom and Crash of 1926-1933: An Applied Time Series Investigation,” American Journal of Economics, Vol. 4, Issue: 2A, pp: 7-26

Papadovasilaki Dimitra, Parker Elliott, and Pingle Mark (2014), “Improving Student Financial Knowledge: A Pilot Study,” Perspectives on Economic Education Research, Vol. 9, Issue: 2, pp: 93-107

Papers Under Review

Sundali James, Dimitra Papadovasilaki, Guerrero Federico, Ridinger Garret, “How Market Crashes Affect Investment Beliefs and Decisions”, under review~Journal of Economic Science Association

Working Papers

Papadovasilaki Dimitra, Gulati Bharman, Wuthisatian Rattaphon, Guerrero Federico (2016), “Revisiting the Stock Market Boom and Crash of 1927-1933.”

Papadovasilaki Dimitra, Guerrero Federico, “Credit Booms Gone Bust. A Time Series Reassessment of Schularick and Taylor.”

Papadovasilaki Dimitra, Bhraman Gulati, Wuthisatian Rattaphon, Guerrero Federico, “The Influences of Life Changing Salient Events on Current Economic Decision Making: Comparative Evidence from Germany and Switzerland.”

Papadovasilaki Dimitra, Salaghe Florina, Sundali James, Guerrero Federico, “Uncovering the Effects of Financial Crashes on Asset Allocations in the Laboratory: A Methodological Contribution”

Work in Progress

Felkey Amanda, Papadovasilaki Dimitra, “Are Economists more Sexist, and If So, Why?”

Orwothwun Noel, Hadzic Muris, Papadovasilaki Dimitra, “The Disposition Effect in the Laboratory”

Invited Presentations

“The Impact of Rule Governance on Asset Allocation Behavior After Salient Investment Experiences,”Students Economic Association-Boise State University, Boise, April 2017
GradFit Workshop, University of Nevada, Reno, May 2016