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Dr Karina Pavlisa

Teaching Fellow in International Business and Strategy

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  • Forms of human capital, 
  • Household savings, consumption, expenditure, 
  • Occupational classes - pressures, practices, preferences, 
  • Econometric data analysis, 
  • Bourdieu


140, HBS

Academic interests of Dr Karina Pavlisa cover practice theory, occupational class, forms of human capital, inequality, quantitative analysis, consumption and savings, professional identity in institutional contexts and implications for business.

Karina is a Teaching Fellow in the Department of International Business and Strategy at Henley Business School. Before joining Henley Business School, Karina had several years of managerial experience. She holds an MSc in Management of International Economic Relations (Engineering Economics faculty, Riga Technical University, 2002) and an MSc in Marketing and International Management (Henley Business School, University of Reading 2015). In 2019 she completed her doctorate at Henley Business School and continued as a member of academic faculty. Karina’s current interdisciplinary interests encompass quantitative analysis of consumption and savings behaviour, forms of human capital, inequality, career fields, occupational class, and professional identity in national contexts. Her doctoral thesis “Career, capitals and consumption: an analysis of the impacts of narrowly-defined occupational membership on household consumption, from human capital and occupational field perspective” explored the patterns of consumption and saving behaviour of agents defined by capital forms. Karina is an approved researcher of the Secure Data Service, Office of National Statistics, UK. Karina’s academic aspiration is in promoting the interdisciplinary dialogue between sociology and economics through rigorous empirical and theoretical work and highlighting implications for business and management.

Business Statistics

Business Statistics forms a 20 credit module of Part 1 of various degree programmes within the Henley Business School. It aims to provide students with a solid knowledge of business...

Module code: MM1F13