School of Economics and Finance

Research Areas

Staff in the School of Economics and Finance undertake research in a wide range of areas within the extremely broad areas of Economics and Finance.

As part of our commitment to research, we welcome applications from graduate students who want to study towards a Master's or PhD degree in research areas of our staff. For information on these programmes of study, see our Postgraduate Study page, or contact our Postgraduate Coordinator.

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Research Area of Expertise: Economics

NameResearch Interests
Dr Paul CalcottSocial Regulation and its alternatives, Environmental and Paternalist Intervention. The economics of tort.
Dr Chia-Ying ChangMonetary/Macroeconomic, Endogenous Growth Theory, Industrial Organization Theory, and Labour Economics.
Assoc. Prof Jonathan ChiuMonetary Economics, Macroeconomics, Payment Economics.
Dr Yu-Wei Luke ChuLabour Economics, Health Economics, Applied Econometrics, and Economics of crime.
Dr Harold CuffeLabour Economics, Applied Econometrics, Crime Economics, Economics of Education, Health Economics, Consumer Credit, Fringe Banking.
Emeritus Prof Lew EvansMicroeconomics, Industrial Organisation and Econometrics. The operation and performance of markets and organisations.
Dr Jan FeldEconomics of Education, Labor Economics, Behavioral Economics.
Emeritus Prof Viv HallNew Zealand, Australian and Pacific Rim business cycle analysis; Macroeconomic modelling and policy, with particular reference to monetary and fiscal policy; growth and productivity analysis.
Assoc. Prof Yothin JinjarakInternational Trade and Macroeconomics; Development
Dr Robert KirkbyMacroeconomics, Taxation, Inequality, Monetary Economics, Computation and Estimation of Models.
Dr Jacek KrawczykComputational Economics, Mathematical Modelling, Dynamic Games, Optimal Control Theory and viability theory; Applications of the above to Monetary Policy, Portfolio Management, Environmental and Energy Economics.
Prof Ilan NoyInternational and development economics. Natural disasters, financial crises and capital flow.
Dr Vladimir PetkovDynamic Games, Contracts, Environmental Economics
Assoc. Prof Jack RoblesGame Theory and Economic Theory. Current research: rationality in extensive form games, evolutionary stability in bargaining situations, discrimination (in group bias: as a repeated game equilibrium, and contacts between lawyers and clients.
Dr Yigit SaglamApplied Econometrics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

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Research Area of Expertise: Finance

NameResearch Interests
Prof Graeme GuthrieApplications of real options analysis to corporate decision-making, industrial organization, and urban economics. Corporate governance theory.
Dr Michael KeefeIPOs, Capital Structure Information and Market Efficiency.
Dr Mohammed KhaledDemand Systems, Economies of Scale and Scope, Production and Cost Frontiers, Stock-market Efficiency Tests, Trends in Stock Prices and Returns.
Dr Hai LinFixed-income Securities, Asset Pricing, Market Microstructure.
Assoc. Prof Ingrid LoMarket Microstructure, Financial Econometrics, Empirical Asset Pricing.
Dr John RandalStock Price Modelling, Derivative Pricing, Financial Time Series Anaylsis. Current research: the application of robust statistics to financial data, in particular for volatility estimation, and analysis of the leverage effect.
Dr Leigh RobertsFinancial Mathematics, Risk Management and Insurance. Combinatorics; Jack Polynominals and Zonal Polynominals.