Dr Alberto Paloni

  • Senior Lecturer (Economics)

telephone: 01413304656
email: Alberto.Paloni@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Alberto joined Economics in September 1991. He holds a PhD degree and a MSc degree in Economics both from Birkbeck College (University of London) and a first degree in Economics from 'La Sapienza' University of Rome.

Research interests

Alberto is a member of the Finance research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Financial reforms
  • Finance, banking and the real economy
  • International financial institutions
  • Economic development
  • Heterodox (post-Keynesian) economics

Supervision

PhD supervision areas

Financial openness in developing countries; Trade liberalisation in developing countries.

Current PhD students

John Ebireri

Thesis title: The importance of bank market structure for industrial development in developing countries.
Co-supervisor - Professor Ronald MacDonald

Teaching

Courses taught

Postgraduate:

  • International Financial Organisations and Economic Growth in Developing Countries;
  • Financial Institutions and Markets in Developing Countries;
  • Research Methods;

Undergraduate:

Post-Keynesian Economics (Level 2).

Previously taught

Postgraduate:

  • Financial Development and Economic Growth;
  • Development Economics;
  • International Macroeconomics;
  • International Finance and Money;

Undergraduate:

  • Development Economics;
  • International Finance and Money;
  • International Macroeconomics;
  • Mathematics for Economists;
  • Economics I.

PhD:

  • Financial Liberalisation and Industrial Development in Developing Countries;
  • Bank Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises;
  • Bank Lending and Financial Liberalisation;
  • Capital Account Liberalisation in Developing and Emerging Market Economies;
  • Monetary Transmission Mechanism;
  • Foreign Direct Investment into Developing Countries;
  • Inequality and Economic Growth.

Additional information

Referee activities

Academic journals:

 

  • Emerging Markets Finance and Trade,
  • International Economic Journal,
  • International Review of Applied Economics,
  • Journal of Asia Pacific Economy,
  • Journal of Development Studies,
  • Journal of Economic Studies,
  • Journal of Economic Surveys,
  • Journal of International Development,
  • Review of Development Economics,
  • Review of International Organizations,
  • Scottish Journal of Political Economy,
  • World Development.


Publishers:

 

 

  • McGraw-Hill, Palgrave, Pearson Education, Routledge
  • Social Science Research Unit of the Department for International Development of grant applications for research projects and final research reports
  • Economic and Social Research Council of grant applications for research projects

 

Public speaking

 

  • ‘The forgotten millions, the missing millions and the missing policies’, in a public meeting on ‘An end to poverty: Progress, prospects and policies’, University of Glasgow, 21 April 2006
  • 'Making poverty history through trade: truths and rhetoric before the WTO meeting in Hong Kong', St. Matthew's Church, Kilmarnock, 27 November 2005. 'Trade and poverty: Can the WTO meeting in Hong Kong make history?", Henderson Church, Kilmarnock, 20 November 2005. Both meetings where the talks were given were hosted by Des Browne MP, Chief Secretary to the UK Treasury.
  • 'Privatisation, poverty and the World Bank; The privatisation of public services in developing countries', University of Glasgow, 1 March 2004. This public meeting was sponsored among others by the Department for International Development.
  • 'The changing roles of the IMF and the World Bank' in a public meeting on 'The world of international money', Glasgow, 12 November 2004

 

Current affiliations

  • Member of the Development Studies Association
  • External Research Fellow of the Centre for Research in International Trade and Development (CREDIT), University of Nottingham
  • Accredited Member of the Higher Education Academy
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, 'Roma Tre' University (Rome)
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Bari

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2016 | 2011 | 2009 | 2007 | 2006 | 2004 | 2002 | 2001
Number of items: 12.

2016

Ekpu, V. and Paloni, A. (2016) Business lending and bank profitability in the UK. Studies in Economics and Finance, 33(2), 302 -319. (doi:10.1108/SEF-04-2015-0097)

2011

Kabango, G.P. and Paloni, A. (2011) Financial liberalization and the industrial response: concentration and entry in Malawi. World Development, 39(10), pp. 1771-1783. (doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2011.04.001)

2009

Paloni, A. (2009) Structural adjustment. In: Reinert, K.A., Rajan, R.S., Glass, A.J. and Davis, L.S. (eds.) Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy. Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ, pp. 1039-1043.

2007

Paloni, A. (2007) Learning from structural adjustment: why selectivity may not be the key to successful programmes in Africa. Journal of International Development, 19(7), pp. 927-948. (doi:10.1002/jid.1357)

2006

Paloni, A. and Zanardi, M. (2006) Development policy lending, conditionality, and ownership: A dynamic agency model perspective. Review of Development Economics, 10, pp. 253-266.

Paloni, A. and Zanardi, M. (2006) Can conditionality improve borrower ownership? In: The IMF, World Bank and Policy Reform. Series: Routledge studies in development economics (48). Routledge, pp. 292-311. ISBN 9780415353991

Paloni, A. and Zanardi, M. (2006) The IMF, World Bank and Policy Reform. Series: Routledge studies in development economics, 48. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415353991

Paloni, A. and Zanardi, M. (2006) The IMF, World Bank and Policy Reform: introduction and overview. In: The IMF, World Bank and Policy Reform. Series: Routledge studies in development economics (48). Routledge, pp. 1-25. ISBN 9780415353991

2004

Noorbakhsh, F., Paloni, A. and Youssef, A. (2004) Human capital and FDI inflows to developing countries: New empirical evidence. In: Young, S. (ed.) Multinationals and Public Policy. Series: International library of critical writings in economics, 2 (173). Elgar Reference Collection.: Cheltenham, pp. 383-400. ISBN 9781840649505 (set)

2002

Noorbakhsh, F., Paloni, A. and Youssef, A. (2002) Looking for human capital: multinationals' investment in developing countries. In: Analoui, F. (ed.) The Changing Patterns of Human Resource Development. Ashgate: Aldershot, UK, pp. 104-120. ISBN 9780754614050

2001

Noorbakhsh, F. and Paloni, A. (2001) Structural adjustment and growth in sub-Saharan Africa: The importance of complying with conditionality. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 49, pp. 479-509.

Noorbakhsh, F., Paloni, A. and Youssef, A. (2001) Human capital and FDI inflows to developing countries: New empirical evidence. World Development, 29, pp. 1593-1610.

This list was generated on Thu Aug 17 23:51:39 2017 BST.
Number of items: 12.

Articles

Ekpu, V. and Paloni, A. (2016) Business lending and bank profitability in the UK. Studies in Economics and Finance, 33(2), 302 -319. (doi:10.1108/SEF-04-2015-0097)

Kabango, G.P. and Paloni, A. (2011) Financial liberalization and the industrial response: concentration and entry in Malawi. World Development, 39(10), pp. 1771-1783. (doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2011.04.001)

Paloni, A. (2007) Learning from structural adjustment: why selectivity may not be the key to successful programmes in Africa. Journal of International Development, 19(7), pp. 927-948. (doi:10.1002/jid.1357)

Paloni, A. and Zanardi, M. (2006) Development policy lending, conditionality, and ownership: A dynamic agency model perspective. Review of Development Economics, 10, pp. 253-266.

Noorbakhsh, F. and Paloni, A. (2001) Structural adjustment and growth in sub-Saharan Africa: The importance of complying with conditionality. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 49, pp. 479-509.

Noorbakhsh, F., Paloni, A. and Youssef, A. (2001) Human capital and FDI inflows to developing countries: New empirical evidence. World Development, 29, pp. 1593-1610.

Books

Paloni, A. and Zanardi, M. (2006) The IMF, World Bank and Policy Reform. Series: Routledge studies in development economics, 48. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415353991

Book Sections

Paloni, A. (2009) Structural adjustment. In: Reinert, K.A., Rajan, R.S., Glass, A.J. and Davis, L.S. (eds.) Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy. Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ, pp. 1039-1043.

Paloni, A. and Zanardi, M. (2006) Can conditionality improve borrower ownership? In: The IMF, World Bank and Policy Reform. Series: Routledge studies in development economics (48). Routledge, pp. 292-311. ISBN 9780415353991

Paloni, A. and Zanardi, M. (2006) The IMF, World Bank and Policy Reform: introduction and overview. In: The IMF, World Bank and Policy Reform. Series: Routledge studies in development economics (48). Routledge, pp. 1-25. ISBN 9780415353991

Noorbakhsh, F., Paloni, A. and Youssef, A. (2004) Human capital and FDI inflows to developing countries: New empirical evidence. In: Young, S. (ed.) Multinationals and Public Policy. Series: International library of critical writings in economics, 2 (173). Elgar Reference Collection.: Cheltenham, pp. 383-400. ISBN 9781840649505 (set)

Noorbakhsh, F., Paloni, A. and Youssef, A. (2002) Looking for human capital: multinationals' investment in developing countries. In: Analoui, F. (ed.) The Changing Patterns of Human Resource Development. Ashgate: Aldershot, UK, pp. 104-120. ISBN 9780754614050

This list was generated on Thu Aug 17 23:51:39 2017 BST.