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’




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