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Dr. Preethike Dias is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the School of Organisations, Economy and Society, Westminster Business School. He holds a B.A(Hon) Economics from University of East Anglia, Norwich, M.A (Economics)Norwich, and Ph.D.(London). He has held consultancy positions at the Credit Agrico Asset Management (London), Standard Chartered Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland in modelling foreign exchange. He was also a Research Associate at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington D.C. where he researched on global imbalances and foreign exchange modelling. He is a financial econometrician. Preethike has taught Economics and statistics at the Birkbeck College, University of London. He is an active advanced level swimmer.

Education

Ph.D. Birkbeck College, University of London. Behaviour Finance and Financial Econometrics.

M.A (Economics) University of East Anglia, Norwich.

B.A (Economics) University of East Anglia, Norwich.

PG.Cert. H.E. University of Westminster.

Fellow of Higher Education Academy.

Awards

2013 Students’ Union Staff Appreciation Award, University of Westminster.

2014 Student Union Staff Appreciation Award, University of Westminster.

Teaching

Preethike have taught a variety of different modules at the Business School. They range from core modules like Global Business Environment, Research and Professional Practice, Current Themes in Business, as well as optional modules such as The London Economy, The European Economy, and Post-Graduate modules such as Managing Information for Competitive Advantage. Preethike is the module leader for Information and Digital Economics module. He has also supervised third year undergraduate dissertations from Business Economics students as well as dissertations from placement students.

Research

Preethike’s current research interest is on distributional aspects of asset returns. In the past he has published papers and presented at the international conference in high-frequency Finance (Konstanz Germany) and at the Swiss Banking Institute (Zurich). He has contributed to organising an international research conference on Global Imbalances at the Peterson Institute for International Economics where he is an alumnus. Preethike is also interested in foreign exchange research.