Christina is a Lecturer in Economics within the School of Social Sciences & Global Studies, and a PhD candidate in Economics at SOAS, University of London. Christina was a Research Fellow at Duke University’s Center for the History of Political Economy, is one the historians of economics helping to produce the podcast Ceteris Never Paribus, and co-convenes the The Politics of Economics seminar series at the University of Cambridge.
Christina uses her expertise to provide consultancy work on debt and development issues. Recently, she has worked with UNCTAD's Debt and Development Division, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and NGOs on sovereign debt in low income countries.
I work on the political economy of sovereign debt, international organisations and monetary and debt debates. I am currently working on a history of 'debt sustainability' examining the interaction between policy, theory and measurement. Recent research includes:
Recent Peer-reviewed journal articles
Reports and Working papers
Christina is part of the DD126 Module Team: Economics in Context
Whatever it takes? The global financial safety net, Covid-19, and developing countries (2021-01)
Stubbs, Thomas; Kring, William; Laskaridis, Christina; Kentikelenis, Alexander and Gallagher, Kevin
World Development, 137, Article 105171
When push came to shove: COVID-19 and debt crises in low-income countries (2021)
Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue canadienne d'études du développement, 42(1-2) (pp. 200-220)
More of an Art than a Science: The IMF’s Debt Sustainability Analysis and the Making of a Public Tool (2020)
Œconomia – History / Methodology / Philosophy, 10(4) (pp. 789-818)