Faculty of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences | School of Humanities and Social Sciences | Economics and International Studies

Professor Ali Kabiri

Head of Economics/Professor in Economics


Professor KabiriProfessor Kabiri is Head of the Dept. of Economics and International Studies and Co-director of the MSc in Money Banking and Central Banking. He studied Investment and Banking at ICMA, Reading University and then continued at the LSE and Cass Business School where he earned a PhD in Finance specialising in measuring asset bubbles. From 2010-12 he was a Lecturer in Economics at Cass.

He has been a Research Associate at the LSE Financial Markets Group (FMG) since 2012 and is an Honorary Lecturer at UCL in the Dept of Clinical Educational and Health Psychology. He has been a Visiting Research Scholar at Columbia University, Princeton University, Rutgers University and Yale School of Management in the USA. His research interests include financial frictions, behavioural economics and economic/financial History. He is currently working with Princeton University and UCL- Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty (CSDU) on the role of psychology during economic booms and recessions.

You can contact Ali on ali.kabiri@buckingham.ac.uk


Spatareanu, M., Manole, V., Kabiri, A., and Roland, I.

Bank default risk propagation along supply chains: Evidence from the U.K., International Review of Economics & Finance, Volume 84, 2023, Pages 813-831

Kabiri, A., James, H., Landon‐Lane, J., Tuckett, D. and Nyman, R., 2022.

The role of sentiment in the US economy: 1920 to 1934. The Economic History Review.

Spatareanu, M., Manole, V. and Kabiri, A., 2021.

The real effects of banks nationalization – evidence from the UK. Applied Economics Letters, 29(7), pp.579-583.

Demirovic, A., Kabiri, A., Tuckett, D. and Nyman, R., 2020.

A common risk factor and the correlation between equity and corporate bond returns. Journal of Asset Management, 21(2), pp.119-134.

Coffman, D. and Kabiri, A., 2019.

General and periodic industrial crises. Anthem Books. Spatareanu, M., Manole, V. and Kabiri, A., 2019. Do bank liquidity shocks hamper firms’ innovation?. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 67, p.102520.

Spatareanu, M., Manole, V. and Kabiri, A., 2018.

Exports and bank shocks: evidence from matched firm-bank data. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 47, pp.46-56.

Spatareanu, M., Manole, V. and Kabiri, A., 2016.

Bank distress and firms’ investment during the Great Recession – evidence from Ireland. Applied Economics Letters, 24(3), pp.143-147.

Chambers, D. and Kabiri, A., 2016.

Keynes and Wall Street. Business History Review, 90(2), pp.301-328.

Kabiri, A., 2015. The Great Crash of 1929; a reconciliation of theory and evidence. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.






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