Research Repository

Research Repository


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Local government Formula Funding in England since 2013/14: Lessons for future funding models


Working Paper | Local Government Formula Funding in England since 2013/14: Lessons for Future Funding Model May 2018 Author: Vine, Jim. Abstract: Since 2013/14, local government in […]

14 May, 2018


Competition and Risk-Taking in Investment banking


Author: Degl’Innocenti, M and Fiordelisi, F and Girardone, C and Radić, N.
Research Output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Local Economic Growth
How does competition affect the investment banking business and the risks individual institutions are exposed to? Using a large sample of investment banks operating in seven developed economies over 1997-2014…Read more

6 April, 2018


Prospect theory and IPO returns in China


Author:Wang, Z and Su, B and Coakley, JM and Shen, Z.
Research Output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Local Economic Growth
This paper provides a new cumulative prospect theory (PT) perspective on IPOs by proposing a median-based expected skewness measure as the reference point for potential investors…Read more


Open outcry versus electronic trading: tests of market efficiency on crude palm oil futures


Authors: Neil Kellard, Stuart Snaith, and Norzalina Ahmad.
Research output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Local Economic Growth
Year of publication: 2017
Given the widespread transfer of trading to electronic platforms we ask whether such trading is more efficient than open outcry. Examining the Crude Palm Oil market from 1995:06 to…Read More

15 February, 2018


Access to Bank Credit: The Role of Awareness of Government Initiatives for UK SMEs


Authors: Raffaella Calabrese, Claudia Girardone, and Mingchen Sun.
Research output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Local Economic Growth
Year of publication: 2017
Due to the vital role that SMEs play in most countries, issues relating specifically to their access to bank credit remain a key concern for both academics and practitioners. To encourage banks to…Read More

5 February, 2018


FX technical trading rules can be profitable sometimes!


Authors: Coakley, Jerry and Zarrabi, Nima and Snaith, Stuart.
Research output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Local Economic Growth
Year of publication: 2017
This paper investigates the profitability of technical trading rules in the foreign exchange market taking into account data snooping bias and transaction costs. A universe of 7650 trading rules is applied to…Read More

31 January, 2018


Streaming Big Data in Finance


Author:Skeggs, Richard
Research Output: Working Paper
Research Stream: Local Economic Growth
Working Paper number:WPS2016-21
The buzz word in business for the last couple of years has been Big Data. There is a wealth of presentations, papers and products within this area and it grows year on year…Read more

10 October, 2017


Child mortality, commodity price volatility and the resource curse


Authors:Yousef Makhloufa, Neil M. Kellard and Dmitri Vinogradovb.
Research Output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Local Economic Growth, Support for Vulnerable People
Year of publication: 2017
Given many developing economies depend on primary commodities, the fluctuations of commodity prices may imply significant effects for the wellbeing of children. To investigate, this paper examines…Read More

16 May, 2017


The Impact of Business Support Services For Entrepreneurs And Small And Medium Sized Enterprises On Firm Performance In Norfolk And Suffolk: An Empirical Analysis Of The New Anglia Programme


Author: Malomo, Fola
Research Output: Working Paper
Research Stream: Local Economic Growth
Working Paper number:WPS2017-19
A lot of funding is going towards programmes to support entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Norfolk region based on the assumption that these individuals and businesses will…Read more

17 January, 2017


Is news related to GDP growth a risk factor for commodity futures returns?


Authors: Tsvetanov, Daniel and Coakley, Jerry and Kellard, Neil M
Research output: Published Paper
Research Stream:Local Economic Growth
Year of publication: 2016
Expectations about future economic activity should theoretically affect the demand for inventory holdings and therefore commodity spot and futures prices. Consistent with these predictions, we find that news related to future GDP growth is a significant factor that…Read More

14 October, 2016


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