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Dr Maria Plotnikova

Lecturer in Economics

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Maria's research interests are in Regional and Urban Economics, in particular in the economics of housing sector in transition countries. She is a also working in the field of Environmental Economics modelling interaction between economic and environmental systems.



  • Regional and Urban Economics
  • Environmental Economics



Plotnikova, M., Romero, I., Martínez-Román, J.A. 2016. Process innovation in small businesses: the self-employed as entrepreneurs. Small Business Economics pp. 1-16. 10.1007/s11187-016-9743-8 Cadair

Plotnikova, M., Sarangi, S., Swaminathan, S. 2016. On the Relationship between Spillovers and Bundling. Manchester School 84 (2) pp. 181-196. 10.1111/manc.12091 Cadair

Plotnikova, M., Tumanov, A., Zhelezova, E. 2016. Evolution of the Housing Finance System in Russia. In J. Lunde., C. Whitehead. (eds) Milestones in European Housing Finance. Real Estate Issues Wiley pp. 325-339. Cadair


Plotnikova, M. 2014. The Effect of Prior Educational Achievement on Academic outcomes in Economics at a UK University. International Conference on Regional Science. Cadair


Kyureghian, H., Plotnikova, M., Sarangi, S. 2013. When Consumers and Firms Share Transportation Costs. Studies in Microeconomics 1 (1) pp. 91-111. 10.1177/2321022213488849 Cadair


Plotnikova, M., Sonis, M., Hewings, G. 2011. The GLOWA Volta Project: A study of Land Use Changes in Ghana: Application of Matrix Land Uses Analysis. International Conference on Multifunctionality of Landscapes - Analysis, Evaluation, and Decision Support. Cadair


Plotnikova, M. 2010. A Model of Housing Privatization Decision: The Case of Russia. Economics & Management Discussion Papers, no. em-dp2010-07 University of Reading Other Cadair

Plotnikova, M., Dridi, C. 2010. Cellular Automata Simulation of the Household Housing Privatization Decision in Russia. Economics & Management Discussion Papers, no. em-dp2010-05 University of Reading Other Cadair


Plotnikova, M. 2009. Managing Privatized housing: the case of Russia. Managing Privatized Housing: International Perspectives. Wiley Cadair


Bharati, L., Rodgers, C., Erdenberger, T., Plotnikova, M., Shumilov, S., Vlek, P., Martin, N. 2008. Integration of economic and hydrologic models: Exploring conjunctive irrigation water use strategies in the Volta Basin. Agricultural Water Management 95 (8) pp. 925-936. 10.1016/j.agwat.2008.03.009 Cadair