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Dr Adriana Cornea

Dr Adriana Cornea

Lecturer in Economics


+44 (0) 1392 726294

Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK

Adriana Cornea is a Lecturer in Economics at the University of Exeter Business School. She has a PhD in Economics from Aix-Marseille School of Economics. Before joining the University of Exeter, Adriana was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at Imperial College London Business School. Her research interests lie in the field of econometrics with an emphasis on inference based on bootstrap for fat-tailed distributions, multiple structural break tests, shrinkage estimators. She is also interested in financial econometrics and econometrics applied to macroeconomics.



  • BA (Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
  • MSc, PhD (GREQAM, Aix-Marseille School of Economics, France)


Research interests

  • Bootstrap-based inference
  • Estimation methods
  • Fat-tailed distributions
  • Structural break tests
  • Macroeconomics
  • Shrinkage estimators
  • Financial econometrics

Awards and Honours

  • British Academy Postodoctoral Fellowship Award (2009-2012)

Taught modules