Professor Jerry Coakley

Deputy Director and research lead on Local Economic Growth

Professor of Finance in Essex Business School, Jerry Coakley is currently also the PhD Director. His research interests include asset pricing anomalies, mergers and acquisitions, international finance and exchange rate modelling, and behavioural finance.

Professor Coakley has published widely in the areas of finance, financial management and financial economics. He is a member of a number of learned societies, including American Economic Association, American Finance Association, Econometric Society, European Finance Association, Royal Economic Society, and Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics.

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Professor Jerry Coakley

Deputy Director

Professor of Finance in Essex Business School, Jerry Coakley is currently also the PhD Director. His research interests include asset pricing anomalies, mergers and acquisitions, international finance and exchange rate modelling, and behavioural finance.

Professor Coakley has published widely in the areas of finance, financial management and financial economics. He is a member of a number of learned societies, including American Economic Association, American Finance Association, Econometric Society, European Finance Association, Royal Economic Society, and Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics.