Dr Chrysoula  Papalexatou

Dr Chrysoula Papalexatou

Visiting Fellow

European Institute

English, German, Greek, Spanish
Key Expertise
European Political Economy, Comparative Political Economy

About me

Chrysa’s research focuses on European Political Economy, on issues of economic inequality, monetary integration, banking, housing and finance. In her PhD thesis she investigated the relationship between the Euro adoption, wealth and income inequality outcomes. Before conducting her PhD studies at the LSE's European Institute, she studied Economics (BSc) and Politics and Economics of South Eastern Europe (Master’s) at the University of Macedonia (Greece). She also worked for two years in the Greek banking sector at the National Bank of Greece. Since 2015 she has taught courses at the LSE on various topics including, International and European Political Economy, Monetary Integration, Inequality and Capitalism. In her current postdoctoral research project at the Hellenic Observatory she examines the evolution of the bank-state ties in Greece during the Economic Adjustment Programmes.

Expertise Details

Income And Wealth Inequality; Redistribution Policies; Housing And Finance Systems; Political Economy of Banking Reforms; Southern Europe