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Hana Benesova

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Hana is a Research Assistant in the Huddersfield Business School who has worked on a variety of research and international projects.

After graduating with Bachelor degrees in Economics at the Technical University of Liberec and European Business at the University of Huddersfield, Hana obtained a Master’s degree (with Distinction) in International Business with Financial Services. Hana’s PhD is in the area of corruption and trust and is concerned specifically with the interplay of these two phenomena in transition context.

Hana cooperates with universities in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In 2013 she helped to organise the first EMERGE Doctoral Conference with participants from various Central and Eastern European countries. While working for a well-known publisher, she helped to create awareness of publishing possibilities and the use of case studies by Central and Eastern European academic institutions.

In addition to her cooperation with Central and Eastern European Universities, she also works on a number of projects with universities from Central Asia and North Africa aimed at student exchange and promoting research collaboration.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Understanding the dynamics of societal changes in volatile and transition economies 
  • The role of trust and corruption in societies and the interplay of these two phenoma 

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corruption Social Sciences
Czech Republic Social Sciences
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society Social Sciences
transparency Social Sciences
social capital Social Sciences
bank Social Sciences
experience Social Sciences

Research Output 2016 2017

  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution

Trust and Corruption in the Czech Republic

Benesova, H. & Anchor, J., Sep 2017, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference - Liberec Economic Forum 2017. Kocourek, A. (ed.). Liberec: Technical University of Liberec, p. 420-430 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Czech Republic
social capital

The adoption of political risk assessment in emerging markets

Anchor, J. & Benesova, H., 2016, Risk Management in Emerging Markets: Issues, Framework, and Modeling. Boubaker, S., Buchanan, B. & Nguyen, D. K. (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., p. 121-142 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Political risk
Risk assessment
Emerging markets
Risk management
Design methodology

Activities 2014 2019

  • 4 Oral presentation

Gift vs Bribe: What Counts as Corruption?

John Anchor (Speaker), Hana Benesova (Speaker)
17 Sep 201918 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Corruption and Trust in the Czech Republic: the Role of Social Capital

John Anchor (Speaker), Hana Benesova (Speaker)
11 Sep 201713 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Corruption, Social Trust and Transition: The Case of the Czech Republic

Hana Benesova (Speaker), John Anchor (Speaker)
3 Sep 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Theory of Earthquakes in Signalling Severe Political Events

Hana Benesova (Speaker)
24 Aug 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation