Roberta Adami

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Roberta Adami joined WBS in 2004 where she is now a Senior Lecturer in Finance, and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Bologna. Between 1998 and 2000 Roberta worked as a Financial Analyst at CGAM (Citibank Global Asset Management) and later as Credit Risk analyst at Tokai Bank Europe, in London.

Education

MSc Economic and Financial Forecasting, Guildhall University BSc Economics, University of Parma, Italy

Currently Roberta teaches the following subjects.

Undergraduate at Westminster Business School:

  • Investment Analysis and Strategy,
  • Personal Financial Management,
  • Modern Financial Services,
  • Financial and Human Resource Management in Organisations

Undergraduate at the University of Bologna, Italy:

  • Investment Analysis

Postgraduate at the LLM Corporate Finance Law:

  • Deal Mechanics, Investments for Managers

Roberta has spoken at numerous conferences and contributed articles to the pension press, she has a proven research track record with a number of articles published in international journals. Her current research interests are in Pensions, Income Distribution and Inequality, Pension Funds Performance, and Capital Markets.

2015

How does a firm's capital structure affect stock performance? (2015)
Sivaprasad, S., Adami, R., Gough, O. and Muradoglu, Y.G. 2015. How does a firm's capital structure affect stock performance? Frontiers in Finance and Economics. 12 (1), pp. 1-31.

2014

An empirical analysis of the performance of pension funds: evidence from UK (2014)
Sivaprasad, S., Adami, R., Gough, O. and Mukherjee, S. 2014. An empirical analysis of the performance of pension funds: evidence from UK. Studies in Economics and Finance. 31 (2), pp. 141-155.

2013

The effect of labour earnings on post retirement income (2013)
Adami, R., Gough, O. and Theophilopoulou, A. 2013. The effect of labour earnings on post retirement income. Journal of economic studies. 40 (3), pp. 284-297.
Saving for retirement: a review of ethnic minorities in the UK (2013)
Gough, O. and Adami, R. 2013. Saving for retirement: a review of ethnic minorities in the UK. Social Policy and Society. 12 (1), pp. 147-161.

2012

Welfare systems and adequacy of pension benefits in Europe (2012)
Gough, O. and Adami, R. 2012. Welfare systems and adequacy of pension benefits in Europe. Social Policy and Society. 11 (1), pp. 41-53.

2008

The effects of age and income on retirement decisions: a comparative analysis between Italy and the UK (2008)
Gough, O., Adami, R. and Waters, J. 2008. The effects of age and income on retirement decisions: a comparative analysis between Italy and the UK. Pensions: an International Journal. 13 (3), pp. 167-175.
Pension reforms and saving for retirement: comparing the United Kingdom and Italy (2008)
Adami, R. and Gough, O. 2008. Pension reforms and saving for retirement: comparing the United Kingdom and Italy. Policy Studies. 29 (2), pp. 119-135.
Retirement Saving in the UK: a Life-Cycle Analysis ()
Adami, R., Carosi, A. and Sharma, A. Retirement Saving in the UK: a Life-Cycle Analysis. Studies in Economics and Finance.

2014

What drives the purchase decision in pensions and long-term investment products in the UK? (2014)
Gough, O. and Adami, R. 2014. What drives the purchase decision in pensions and long-term investment products in the UK? in: Harrison, T. and Estelami, H. (ed.) The Routledge Companion to Financial Services Marketing London Routledge. pp. 91-99

2008

An international study on the adequacy of retirement income (2008)
Gough, O. and Adami, R. 2008. An international study on the adequacy of retirement income. International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW) 30th General Conference. Portoroz, Slovenia 24 - 30 Aug 2008

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