- Senior Lecturer (Economics)
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.
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.
Research-based policy analysis and commentaries
Görg, H. and Spaliara, M.E. (September 2013), Export-market exit during the crisis: Evidence from the UK, VoxEU.
Academic Returners Research Grant
Adam Smith Research Foundation
SIRE (Scottish Institute for Research in Economics) Workshop Grant (2012)
SIRE (Scottish Institute for Research in Economics) Conference Grants (2011, 2012)
British Academic Research Grant (2011)
Carnegie Trust Research Grant (2011)
European Co-operation in Science and Technology Research Grants (2009, 2011)
British Academy Research Grant (2010)
Undergraduate: Financial Markets and Corporate Finance; Financial Markets and Asset Pricing
Postgraduate: Corporate Finance and Investment; Financial Services
- Deputy Director of the Centre for Economic and Financial Studies, Adam Smith Business School (Economics)