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About me

Dr. Masar Hadla is a lecturer in Finance at Westminster Business School. He holds a BSc in Economics, an MSc in Economics and a PhD in Finance from Essex Business School. He taught a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate course. These have included the following specialty areas of Finance: Corporate Financial Management, Banking Risk and Operations, and Risk Management. 

Professional memberships

  •  AFHEA, Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Contact

Location 

  • C377, Marylebone Campus 

Academic support hours (term time):

  • Monday 2-4.00 pm

Teaching

Masar's current teaching are Fixed Income Analysis and Trading, International Financial Management (L6 and 7) and Banking Theory and Practice. 

Research

Masar's research interests have mainly focused on the field of international finance, focusing on issues such as testing the validity of the purchasing power parity using panel unit root and panel cointegration tests. Recent and ongoing work includes forecasting exchange rates using a factor approach. 

Conferences

  • “A factor approach for forecasting exchange rates”, June 2017: The 24th international conference on Forecasting Financial Markets, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
  • “A factor approach for forecasting exchange rates”, July 2017: The 15th INFINITI conference on International Finance, Valencia, Spain.