Dr Maria Plotnikova

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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, JA 2016, 'Process innovation in small businesses: the self-employed as entrepreneurs' Small Business Economics, pp. 1-16. DOI: 10.1007/s11187-016-9743-8
Plotnikova, M, Sarangi, S & Swaminathan, S 2016, 'On the Relationship between Spillovers and Bundling' Manchester School, vol 84, no. 2, pp. 181-196. DOI: 10.1111/manc.12091
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.
Plotnikova, M 2014, 'The Effect of Prior Educational Achievement on Academic outcomes in Economics at a UK University' Paper presented at International Conference on Regional Science, Zaragoza, Spain, 2014 - 2014, .
Kyureghian, H, Plotnikova, M & Sarangi, S 2013, 'When Consumers and Firms Share Transportation Costs' Studies in Microeconomics, vol 1, no. 1, pp. 91-111. DOI: 10.1177/2321022213488849
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' Paper presented at International Conference on Multifunctionality of Landscapes - Analysis, Evaluation, and Decision Support, Giessen, Germany, 2005 - 2005, .
Plotnikova, M 2010 'A Model of Housing Privatization Decision: The Case of Russia' Economics & Management Discussion Papers, no. em-dp2010-07, University of Reading.
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.
Plotnikova, M 2009, Managing Privatized housing: the case of Russia. in Managing Privatized Housing: International Perspectives. Wiley.
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, vol 95, no. 8, pp. 925-936. DOI: 10.1016/j.agwat.2008.03.009