Working paper series

Our Working Paper Series (WPS) aims to disseminate research output from school staff and doctoral students at Westminster Business School.

Working Papers constitute work-in-progress research. They are published to stimulate discussion and contribute to the spread of knowledge across a wide range of research areas.

All papers will be published electronically.

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Franz Buscha, Matt Dickson

A Note on the Wage Effects of the 1972 Raising of the School Leaving Age in Scotland and Northern Ireland


Issam Malki, Pablo Lucas

Revisiting the Antisocial Punishment across Societies Experiment

2018/003 Issam Malki, Francesca Schmidt-Fischer, Imran Hussain Shah The Portfolio Balance Channel: An Analysis on the impact of Quantitative Easing on the US Stock Market
2018/004 Trino-Manuel Ñíguez, Ángel León

Time-varying SNP distribution and portfolio performance

2018/005 Trino-Manuel Ñíguez, Ivan Paya, David Peel, Javier Perote Flexible Distribution Functions, Higher-order Preferences and Optimal Portfolio Allocation
2018/006 Richard Dorsett, Cinzia Rienzo, Martin Weale  Censoring and Instrumental Variable Estimation: Biases in Estimates of the Relationship between Father’s and Children’s Years of Education


How to submit your paper

Before submitting your paper, you should contact your relevant School Research Leader for approval. Once you have the endorsement of your School Research Leader send your paper to Rebeca Muñoz ([email protected]). 

School of Applied Management
Fefie Dotsika 
[email protected]
Ext. 66513

School of Finance and Accounting
Sheeja Sivaprasad
[email protected]
Ext. 66508

School of Management and Marketing
Manto Gotsi
[email protected]
Ext. 67203

School of Organisations, Economy and Society
Giorgio Di Pietro 
[email protected]
Ext. 66665 

Style guidelines

The series does not adopt a particular style, but here are some general guidelines. 

  • Use a concise and recognised writing style.
  • Line spacing should be 1.5; text should be justified with normal margins.
  • Papers should include a full list of references for works cited.
  • Harvard style of referencing is preferred.
  • Submit papers in PDF format.
  • The cover page should include: (i) the paper title, name of author(s), institutional affiliation(s) and email address(es); (ii) a short abstract of no more than 200 words and (iii) Up to five keywords.


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