Working paper series

Staff in Economics and Finance regularly publish their developmental papers as part of our working paper series at Adam Smith Business School. The most recent papers can be downloaded below.

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2021-01 'Do role models increase student hope and effort? Evidence from India' by Prateek Chandra Bhan

2021-02 'Partial Consensus in Large Games and Markets' by Gabriel Desgranges and Sayantan Ghosal

2021-03 'Original sin in corporate finance: New evidence from Asian bond issuers in onshore and offshore markets' by Paul Mizen, Frank Packer, Eli Remolona and Serafeim Tsoukas 

2021-04 'On the Foundation of Monopoly in Bilateral Exchange' by Francesca Busetto, Giulio Codognato, Sayantan Ghosal and Damiano Turchet 

2021-05 'The Influence of Anger on Strategic Cooperative Interactions' by Sergio Alessandro Castagnetti, Sebastiano Massaro and Eugenio Proto 

2021-06 'Private equity buyouts, credit constraints, and firm exports' by Paul Lavery, Jose-Maria Serena, Marina-Eliza Spaliara and Serafeim Tsoukas

2021-07 'Heterogeneous beliefs and approximately self-fulfilling outcomes' by Gabriel Desgranges and Sayantan Ghosal 

2021-08 'Covid-19 and Mental Health of Individuals with Different Personalities' by Eugenio Proto and Anwen Zhang 

2021-09 'Tackling barriers to collective action for effective vaccination campaigns: rabies in rural Africa as an example' by Putthi Cheat Lim, Tiziana Lembo, Katie Hampson, Sayantan Ghosal, Joel Changalucha and Maganga Sambo 

2021-10 'Management Practices and Takeover Decisions' by Manthos D. Delis, Pantelis Kazakis and Constantin Zopounidis 

2021-11 'Private equity and bank capital requirements: Evidence from European firms' by Marina-Eliza Spaliara, Serafeim Tsoukas and Paul Lavery 

2021-12 'Anxiety, Expectations Stabilization and Intertemporal Markets: Theory, Evidence and Policy' by Francesco Carbonero, Jeremy Davies, Ekkehard Ernst, Sayantan Ghosal and Leaza McSorley 

2021-13 'Subjective Life Expectancies, Time Preference Heterogeneity, and Wealth Inequality' by Richard Foltyn and Jonna Olsson 

2021-14 'Financial Dependence and Intensive Margin of Trade' by Melise Jaud, Madina Kukenova and Martin Strieborny

2021-15 'Stock Market Liberalizations and Export Dynamics' by Melise Jaud, Madina Kukenova and Martin Strieborny 

2021-16 'New Insight on Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity' by Sai Ding, Minjoo Kim and Xiao Zhang 

2021-17 'Health Dynamics and Heterogeneous Life Expectancies' by Richard Foltyn and Jonna Olsson


2020-01 'Factor Investing and forex Portfolio Management' by Mario Cerrato, Danyang Li and Zhekai Zhang 

2020-02 'On the Existence of Positive Equilibrium Profits in Competitive Screening Markets' by Yehuda John Levy and André Veiga 

2020-03 'Selection, Patience, and the Interest Rate' by Radoslaw (Radek) Stefanski and Alex Trew

2020-04 'U.S. Monetary and Fiscal Policies - Conflict or Cooperation?' by Xiaoshan Chen, Eric M. Leeper and Campbell Leith

2020-05 'Monetary Policy when Preferences are Quasi-Hyperbolic' by Richard Dennis and Oleg Kirsanov

2020-06 'The Informational Content of Default Risk in UK Insurance Firms' by Mario Cerrato, Paolo Coccorese and Xuan Zhang (no longer available to download)

2020-07 'Intelligence, Errors and Strategic Choices in the Repeated Prisoners Dilemma' by Eugenio Proto, Aldo Rustichini and Andis Sofianos

2020-08 'Energy Markets and Global Economic Conditions' by Christiane Baumeister, Dimitris Korobilis and Thomas K. Lee

2020-09 'Machine Learning Econometrics: Bayesian algorithms and methods' by Dimitris Korobilis and Davide Pettenuzzo 

2020-10 'How to keep up wellbeing during the COVID-19 Pandemic? Advice from the World Wellbeing Panel (WWP)' by Tony Beatton, Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell, Paul Frijters, Arthur Grimes and Eugenio Proto

2020-11 'Bayesian dynamic variable selection in high dimensions' by Gary Koop and Dimitris Korobilis

2020-12 'Does Easing Access to Foreign Financing Matter for Firm Performance?' by Udichibarna Bose, Sushanta Mallick and Serafeim Tsoukas

2020-13 'International bank lending and corporate debt structure' by Jose-Maria Serena and Serafeim Tsoukas

2020-14 'Tight and Loose, and Red and Blue: A 'Dance' of Macro Policies in the US' by Tatiana Kirsanova, Celsa Machado and Ana Paula Ribeiro

2020-15 'Equilibria Existence in Bayesian Games: Climbing the Countable Borel Equivalence Relation Hierarchy' by Ziv Hellman and Yehuda John Levy

2020-16 'COVID-19 and Mental Health Deterioration among BAME groups in the UK' by Eugenio Proto and Climent Quintana-Domeque

2020-17 'Sustainable Debt Restructuring in the time of Covid 19: Investment and Non-Elite Participation' by Sayantan Ghosal and Dania Thomas

2020-18 'Sharing of longevity basis risk in pension schemes with income-drawdown guarantees' by Ankush Agarwal, Christian-Oliver Ewald and Yongjie Wang

2020-19 'Country default in a monetary union' by Lovleen Kushwah

2020-20 'Heterogeneous Wealth Effects' by Dimitris Christelis, Dimitris Georgarakos, Tullio Jappelli, Luigi Pistaferri and Maarten van Rooij

2020-21 'Sign restrictions in high-dimensional vector autoregressions' by Dimitris Korobilis

2020-22 'Can enhancing consciousness of control ideology mitigate the impact of poverty on perseverance?' by Seemanti Ghosh

2020-23 'Development of locus of control: A comparison between adolescents from middle- and lower-socioeconomic class' by Seemanti Ghosh

2020-24 'Four Phases in the History of Money' by Luis Angeles

2020-25 'Gender board diversity and the cost of bank loans' by Panagiotis Karavitis, Sotirios Kokas and Serafeim Tsoukas 

2020-26 'Financial Literacy and Attitudes to Cryptocurrencies' by Georgios A. Panos, Tatja Karkkainen and Adele Atkinson

2020-27 'Is Literacy a Multi-dimensional Concept? Some Empirical Evidence' by Georgios A. Panos, Theocharis Kromydas, Michael Osborne and Robert E. Wright

2020-28 'Corporate Social Responsibility and Profit Shifting' by Iftekhar Hasan, Panagiotis Karavitis, Pantelis Kazakis and Woon Sau Leung

2020-29 'Political Sentiment and Syndicated Loan Borrowing Costs of Multinational Enterprises' by Panagiotis Karavitis and Pantelis Kazakis

2020-30 'Preference to work and its effects on economic growth and happiness' by Jim Yongtao Jin and Geethanjali Selvaretnam

2020-31 'The Covid-19 Crisis and Consumption: Survey Evidence from Six EU Countries' by Dimitris Christelis, Dimitris Georgarakos, Tullio Jappelli and Geoff Kenny

2020-32 'Financial Risk-taking and Differential Bargaining Power within Households' by Dimitris Christelis, Dimitris Georgarakos and Tullio Jappelli


2019-01 'Four phases in the history of money' by Luis Angeles (no longer available to download)

2019-02 Working paper by Betty Wu, Iain MacNeil and Katarzyna Chalaczkiewicz-Ladna (no longer available to download)

2019-03 'Cyclical income risk in Great Britain' by Konstantinos Angelopoulos, Spyridon Lazarakis and James Malley

2019-04 'Estimated Human Capital Externalities in an Endogenous Growth Framework' by Jim Malley and Ulrich Woitek

2019-05 'Savings externalities and wealth inequality' by Konstantinos Angelopoulos, Spyridon Lazarakis and James Malley

2019-06 'The distributional effects of peer and aspirational pressure' by Konstantinos Angelopoulos, Spyridon Lazarakis and James Malley

2019-07 'High-dimensional macroeconomic forecasting using message passing algorithms' by Dimitris Korobilis

2019-08 'Beauty and Adolescent Risky Behaviours' by Colin P. Green, Luke Wilson and Anwen Zhang

2019-09 'Two-way capital flows: A risk-sharing approach' by Ning Zhang

2019-10 'Country portfolios with habit persistence' by Ning Zhang

2019-11 'Asset home bias in debtor and creditor countries' by Ning Zhang

2019-12 'Can we predict currency momentum crashes?' by Mario Cerrato and Zhekai Zhang (no longer available to download)

2019-13 'Shaking Criminal Incentives' by Yu Aoki and Theodore Koutmeridis


2018-01 'Debt Sustainability and Welfare along an Optimal Laffer Curve' by Xiaoshan Chen, Campbell Leith and Matta Ricci

2018-02 'Should the ECB coordinate EMU fiscal policies?' by Tatiana Kirsanova, Celsa Machado and Ana Paula Ribeiro

2018-03 'Which Banks Smooth and at What Price?' by Sotirios Kokas, Dmitri Vinogradov and Marios Zachariadis

2018-04 'Foreign exchange order flow as a risk factor' by Craig Burnside, Mario Cerrato and Zhekai Zhang

2018-05 'Discouragement through incentives' by Dmitri Vinogradov and Elena Shadrina


2017-01 "Studying the Implications of Consumption and Asset Return Data for Stochastic Discount Factors in Incomplete International Economics" by Gurdip Bakshi, Mario Cerrato and John Crosby

2017-02 "Asymmetries in earnings, employment and wage risk in Great Britain" by Konstantinos Angelopoulos, Spyridon Lazarakis and James Malley

2017-03 "Financial Literacy and Attitudes to Redistribution" by Alberto Montagnoli, Mirko Moro, Georgios A. Panos and Robert E. Wright

2017-04 "A Composition- Consistency Characterization of the Plurality Rule" by Z. Emel Ozturk (no longer available to download)

2017-05 "Durations at the Zero Lower Bound" by Richard Dennis

2017-06 "Financing Lumpy Adjustment" by Christoph Gortz, Plutarchos Sakellaris and John D. Tsoukalas

2017-07 "Wealth inequality and externalities from ex-ante skill heterogeneity" by Konstantinos Angelopoulos, Spyridon Lazarakis and James Malley

2017-08 "Disputes, Debt and Equity" by Alfred Duncan and Charles Nolan

2017-09 "Liquidity Risk, Credit Risk and the Money Multiplier" by Tatiana Damjanovic, Vladislav Damjanovic and Charles Nolan

2017-10 "Can subsiding job-related training reduce inequality?" by Konstantinos Angelopoulos, Andrea Benecchi and James Malley

2017-11 "The Effect of New Shocks and Monetary Policy" by Luca Ganbetti, Dimitris Korobilis, John D. Tsoukalas and Francesco Zanetti

2017-12 "Signaling Probabilities in Ambiguity: on the impact of vague news by Dmitri Vinogradov and Yousef Makhlouf


2016-01‌ - "Understanding Inflation as a Joint Monetary-Fiscal Phenomenon" by Eric M. Leeper and Campbell Leith

2016-02‌ - "Private information and business cycle risk sharing" by Alfred Duncan, University of Cambridge

2016-03‌ - "Forecasting the 2015 General Election with Internet Big Data: An Application of the TRUST Framework" by Ronald MacDonald and Xuxin Mao

2016-04‌ - "Optimal Time-Consistent Monetary, Fiscal and Debt Maturity Policy" by Eric M. Leeper, Campbell Leith and Ding Liu

2016-05‌ - "Monetary Policy and Corporate Bond Returns" by Alexandros Kontonikas, Paulo Maio and Zivile Zekaite

2016-06‌ - "Japan's Currency Intervention Regimes: A Microstructural Analysis with Speculation and Sentiment" by Ronald MacDonald and Xuxin Mao

2016-07‌ - "Competitive Fair Division under additive utilities" by Anna Bogomolnaia and Hervé Moulin

2016-08‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ - "The Unreasonable Fairness of Maximum Nash Welfare" by Hervé Moulin, Ioannis Caragiannis, David Kurokawa, Ariel D. Procaccia, Nisarg Shah and Junxing Wang.

2016-09‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ - "Bayesian Compressed Vector Autoregressions" by Dimitris Korobilis, Gary Koop and Davide Pettenuzzo

2016-10‌ - "Bank development and a lower degree of sophistication and diversification of developing countries’ exports" by Alberto Paloni and John Ebireri

2016-11‌ - "Deep Recessions and Slow Recoveries" by Tatiana Kirsanova, Charles Nolan and Maryam Shafiei Deh Abad

2016-12‌ - "Political Economics of Fiscal Consolidations and External Sovereign Accidents" by Carolina Achury, Christos Koulovatianos and John Tsoukalas

2016-13‌ - "Implementation in partial equilibrium" by Takashi Hayashi and Michele Lombardi

2016-14‌ - "Sequential implementation without commitment" by Takashi Hayashi and Michele Lombardi

2016-15‌- "New Shocks under Financial Frictions" by Christoph Gortz, John D. Tsoukalas and Francesco Zanetti

2016-16‌ - "A Non- Cooperative Approach to Dynamic Bargaining" by Francesca Flamini

2016-17‌ - "Optimal Bailout of Systemic Banks" by Charles Nolan, Plutarchos Sakellaris and John D. Tsoukalas

2016-18‌ - "Policy initiatives and firms' access to external finance: Evidence from a panel of emerging Asian Economies" by Udichibarna Bose, Ronald MacDonald and Serafeim Tsoukas

2016-19‌ - "Social decision under uncertainty and responsibility for beliefs" by Takashi Hayashi and Michele Lombardi

2016-20‌- "Dynamic Benchmark Targeting" by Karl H. Schlag and Andy Zapechelnyuk

2016-21‌- "Optimal Allocation with Ex-post Verification and Limited Penalties" by Tymofiy Mylovanov and Andy Zapechelnyuk

2016-22‌- "Persuasion of a Privately Informed Receiver" by Anton Kolotilin, Tymofiy Mylovanov, Andy Zapechelnyuk and Ming Li

2016-23‌- "Financial Literacy and Political Orientation in Great Britain" by Alberto Montagnoli, Mirko Moro, Georgios Panos and Robert E Wright