Dr Marina Eliza Spaliara
- Reader (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.
Marina is a member of the Finance research cluster.
Areas of expertise
- Financial economics
- International economics
- 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, (2015, 2018)
- Adam Smith Research Foundation (2014)
- 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)
Supervisor-led PhD Scholarship
College of Social Sciences (CoSS) PhD Scholarship, 2017
Current PhD students
Co-supervisor: Dr Celine Azemar
Completed PhD students
- Financial markets and corporate finance
- Financial markets and asset pricing
- Corporate finance and investment
- Financial services
- Director of the Centre for Economic and Financial Studies, Adam Smith Business School (Economics)