- Senior Lecturer (Economics)
- Adviser Of Studies (Social Sciences College Academic and Student Administration)
Financial Economics; International Economics; Macroeconomics; Firm Performance
Marina's research is centred around the area of financial economics with a particular focus on firms' real and financial decisions under financial frictions. Her recent research has looked at the impact of credit constraints on firms' K/L ratio; the link between financial constraints and firms' export market participation decisions; firms' exporting decisions on corporate failures and the role of bond finance in firms' survival in Asia.
Marina holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Nottingham. Prior to joining the University of Glasgow in 2011, she was a lecturer in Economics at Loughborough University. She is affiliated with Kiel Institute for the World Economy and the Centre for Finance and Credit Markets.
British Academy Small Research Grants (2010): 'UK Firms' Survival Prospects Under the Current Economic Crisis', £3,500 (co-investigator Alessandra Guariglia)
COST ISO701 - European Cooperation in Science and Technology (2009): 'Firms' Decision to Exit the Export Market', £900
Current PhD students
Thesis title: Corporate finance, investment and growth in China.
Co-supervisors: Dr Sai Ding and Dr John Tsoukalas
Undergraduate: Financial Markets and Corporate Finance
Postgraduate: Financial Sector Stability and Growth
- ERASMUS co-ordinator for Economics in the Business School.
Work in progress
‘Volatility, Financial Constraints, and Trade’ (with Maria Garcia-Vega and Alessandra Guariglia)
‘Firm Survival and the Asian crisis: Does Financial Health matter?’ (with Serafeim Tsoukas)
‘UK Firms' Financial Decisions under the Current Economic Crisis’ (with Alessandra Guariglia and Serafeim Tsoukas)
‘Firms' Decision to Exit the Export Market’ (with Holger Görg)
CV: Marina Spaliara