SOAS University of London

School of Finance and Management

PhD Students in DeFiMS


Ahmed Baya
Ahmed Baya

Studies on Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and merger waves : Evidence from USA, Europe and Asia. (Working title).


Edward Buckingham
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Determinants of Chinese Indonesian Entrepreneurship in the Oil Palm Industry

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Kanji Kitamura
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Toward a theory of cultural untranslatability with application to Japanese, UK and USA cross-cultural business management and beyond (working title)




Fiorella Picchioni
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‘The Minimum Calorie Expenditure Share: A tool for monitoring the effects of changing food prices on food and nutrition security of low income populations’




Lucy Williams
Lucy Williams

The role of timing in sensemaking in the psychological contract and trust reciprocity process of foreign and British babysitters in the UK

DeFIMS PhD programme information
Recent Research Theses
  • Laila Kassam (2013) Assessing the Contribution of Aquaculture to Poverty Reduction in Ghana
  • Joachim Kolb (2010), Regulatory Change in Peripheral Authoritarianism: the case of Egypt
  • Norman Mugarura (2009), Globalisation and paradigmatic control of money laundering threat
  • Graeme Baber (2009), The impact of legalisation and regulation on the freedom of movement of capital in Estonia, Poland and Latvia
  • Kajorn Thanapase (2008), Resolving financial and corporate distress through central asset management company: The case study of Thailand
  • ​Majak D'Agoôt (2008), Islamic Theocracy and the Art of Central Banking: Analyses of the Central Bank of Sudan's Regulatory Processes, Monetary Policy Options and Prospects for a Dual System
  • Nhat To Van (2008), Financial Constraints and Investment: Evidence from Vietnamese Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Geraldine Dalton (2008),Financing Potable Water Supply Services in Rural Areas: Challenges, Approaches and Lessons from the Pager Experience in Moroco
  • Eunsuk Hong (2008), Location of Foreign Direct Investment in China: A Spatial Dynamic Analysis by Country of Origin
  • Sebastian Bruck (2008) The Making of Banking Scope Regulation: A Comparative Political Economy Analysis across Mainland China, Korea and Taiwan
  • Francis Chipimo (2008), Information Costs and Firm Leverage in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Ghana and Tanzania

Current research students