MA (CEU), MSc (Siena), PhD (Siena), PGCHE (Sheffield), Fellow (The Higher Education Academy)
Associate Professor in Financial Economics
Department: Industrial Economics
+44 (0) 115 8468122
B31 (South Building, Jubilee Campus)
Simona has been a member of staff at the University of Nottingham since 2010. She is an Associate Professor in Financial Economics. Her research interests include corporate finance, credit market imperfections and their implications for monetary policy transmission, and the relationship between firm innovation and productivity, competitiveness and economic growth.
Her work has been published in the Journal of Corporate Finance, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the European Economic Review, Small Business Economics, the European Journal of Finance, the Journal of Macroeconomics, amongst other journals.
Simona is currently a Subject Editor for the Journal of Multinational Financial Management and a member of the Editorial Review Board for Small Business Economics. She is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Finance, Credit and Macroeconomics (CFCM), University of Nottingham.
Areas of Expertise
Macroeconomics; Applied microeconometrics
Credit market imperfections
Monetary policy transmission; Credit channel; Trade credit channel
Simona is module convenor of the following modules:
Quantitative Research Methods for Finance & Investment (BUSI4566)
Quantitative Techniques for Finance (BUSI4252)
Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham
Applied microeconometrics; Corporate finance; Credit market imperfections; Firm innovation; Volatility transmission; Monetary policy transmission; Household indebtedness; Migration
Simona is currently supervising the following Research Students: