Jessie Kilembe


Room 103, 12 Southpark Terrace, Glasgow G12 8LG, UK

Research title

Essays on financial integration

Research summary

PhD Topic

Essays on Financial Integration

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, International Finance, Macro-Finance, Development Economics


  • Westminster Development Studies Symposium 2019, 17 May 2019
  • 4th International Conference on Banking and Finance Perspectives (ICBFP), Cyprus, 2-3 May 2019
  • Global Political Economy Network (GPEN) Conference: Economies and Firms in an Age of Global Uncertainty, London, 8-9 April 2019
  • Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics (SGPE) Conference, Crieff, 6-7 January 2016


Graduate Teaching Assistant:

  • Financial markets and Corporate Finance, University of Glasgow
  • Research methods and dissertation training, University of Glasgow
  • Finance, Glasgow International College

Additional information

Jessie is a PhD candidate in Economics at the Adam Smith Business School. Previously, she worked as a monetary policy analyst and as an open market operations dealer at the Reserve Bank of Malawi. She has also worked as a macroeconomist within the Treasury department at the Ministry of Finance in Malawi, focusing on macroeconomic and fiscal analyses. Prior to this, she has interned at the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) and at the Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit (NEPRU). She is a Commonwealth scholar and Canon Collins scholar. She holds an MSc in Economics and Finance from the University of Leeds and Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Namibia.