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School of Business and Management

Professor Sushanta Mallick


Professor of International Finance

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 7447
Room Number: Room 4.07, Bancroft Building, Mile End Campus
Office Hours: Monday, 1pm-3pm


Student drop-in and feedback hours
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Dr Sushanta Mallick is a Professor of International Finance at the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London, UK. Also, since January 2015, he has been the Co-editor-in-Chief of ‘Economic Modelling’ – a leading 35-year old scholarly journal published by Elsevier. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Warwick, UK.

Before joining Queen Mary in October 2006, he held positions at the Department of Economics, Loughborough University, UK [2003-2006]; Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), London, UK [2001-2003]; JPMorgan Chase (previously Chase Manhattan Bank) based in Hong Kong [1999-2001], and Institute for Social and Economic Change (with a year at Indian Statistical Institute), Bangalore, India [1991-1995] where he began his research career followed by a Commonwealth Scholarship to study for a Ph.D. in economics [1995-1998] at the University of Warwick, UK. In addition to publishing a book from his Ph.D. research (Ashgate Publishing, 1999), he has contributed articles to 14 edited volumes along with publishing widely in many international refereed journals.

He has published nearly 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, focused on issues in the areas of international macroeconomics, banking & finance, and innovation & development. He has researched different aspects of international finance and development at both the macro and micro-economic levels. As well as monetary and financial issues, his published research includes issues connected with growth, development, and poverty. He has also carried out a substantial amount of work on various aspects of macroeconomic modelling. His work has been published in journals such as: Journal of Corporate Finance, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Kyklos, Economic Inquiry, World Development, Journal of Financial Stability, European Financial Management, Industrial Relations, Physical Review E, Review of Income and Wealth, Journal of International Money and Finance, Economics Letters, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Europhysics Letters (EPL), Journal of the Operational Research Society, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Macroeconomics, Cambridge Journal of Economics, IMF Staff Papers (now IMF Economic Review), Physica A, and many others.

A list of his published research can be found here.



BUS341: Corporate Financial Management


BUSM030: Corporate Finance for Managers


Research Interests:

Sushanta Mallick's main research interests include issues in international economics & finance, international business, and international development. Currently his research concentrates on, first, international trade and finance issues involving why exporters’ pricing behaviour changes in the aftermath of policy reforms (previously funded by British Academy), and what are the real effects of monetary, fiscal,  and exchange rate shocks in advanced and emerging market economies; second, financial issues covering the link between monetary policy and asset prices, examining the effects of alternative sources of financing on firm-level performance, how to prevent corporate financial misreporting, and efficiency & credit risk issues in banking; third, development issues namely measuring poverty via consumption deprivation (previously funded by British Academy), examining the linkages between macroeconomic policy and poverty reduction, social alienation and uncertain growth (funded by Leverhulme), and the growth effects of human capital and rural financial development in low-income countries.



Latest Publications here

Journal articles:

Cooray A, Mallick S, Dutta N (2014) “Gender-specific human capital, openness and growth: Exploring the linkages for south Asia”, Review of Development Economics, 18(1): 107-122

Yang Y, Mallick S (2014) “Explaining cross-country differences in exporting performance: The role of country-level macroeconomic environment”, International Business Review, 23(1): 246-259

Jawadi F, Mallick SK, Sousa RM (2014) “Nonlinear monetary policy reaction functions in large emerging economies: The case of Brazil and China”, Applied Economics, 46(9): 973-984

Jha S, Mallick SK, Park D, Quising PF (2014) “Effectiveness of countercyclical fiscal policy: Evidence from developing Asia”, Journal of Macroeconomics, 40: 82-98

Jawadi F, Mallick SK, Sousa RM (2014) “Fiscal policy in the BRICs”, Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, 18(2): 201-215

Mallick, S. K. (2014), Disentangling the Poverty Effects of Sectoral Output, Prices, and Policies in India. Review of Income and Wealth. doi: 10.1111/roiw.12026

Mallick, S.K., and R.M. Sousa (2013), The real effects of financial stress in the Eurozone, International Review of Financial Analysis, 30: 1–17, December (published as lead article).

Mallick, S.K., and Y. Yang (2013), Productivity performance of export market entry and exit: Evidence from Indian firms, Review of International Economics, 21 (4): 809-824, September.

Cover, J.P., and S.K. Mallick (2012), Identifying sources of macroeconomic and exchange rate fluctuations in the UK, Journal of International Money and Finance, 31 (6): 1627-1648, October.

Agnello, L., S.K. Mallick, and R.M. Sousa (2012), Financial reforms and income inequality, Economics Letters, 116 (3): 583-587, September.

Mallick, S., and H. Marques (2012), Pricing to market with trade liberalization: The role of market heterogeneity and product differentiation in India’s exports, Journal of International Money and Finance, 31 (2): 310-336, March [This paper was included in Media Briefings, following presentation at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference during 18-20 April 2011].

Mallick, S., and Y. Yang (2011), Sources of Financing, Profitability and Productivity: First Evidence from Matched Firms, Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, 20 (5): 221–252, December.

S.J, Ho., S.K. Mallick (2010), The impact of information technology on the banking industry, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 61(2):211-221, February.

B. Granville, and S. Mallick, (2010) Monetary Policy in Russia: Identifying exchange rate shocks, Economic Modelling, 27 (1): 432-444, January.

Granville, B., and S. Mallick (2009), Monetary and Financial Stability in the Euro Area: Pro-cyclicality versus Trade-off, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, 19 (4): 662–674, October.

T.K. Kumar, S, Mallick J. Holla (2009) Estimating Consumption Deprivation in India Using Survey Data: A State-Level Rural-Urban Analysis Before and During Reform Period, Journal of Development Studies, 45(4): 441-470.

Mallick, S.K., and S.J. Ho (2008), On Network Competition and Solow Paradox: Evidence from U.S. Banks, The Manchester School, 76 (s1): 37-57, September.

S.K, Mallick, and H. Marques, (2008) Pass-through of exchange rate and tariffs into import prices of India: Currency depreciation versus import liberalization, Review of International Economics, 16 (4): 765-782

Basu, S., and S. Mallick (2008), When Does Growth Trickle Down to the Poor? The Indian Case, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 32 (3): 461-477, May.

S.K. Mallick, and H. Marques, (2008) Exchange rate transmission into industry level export prices: A tale of two policy regimes in India, IMF Staff Papers (now IMF Economic Review), 55 (1): 83-108

S.K. Mallick, M. Mohsin (2007) Monetary Policy in High Inflation Open Economies: Evidence from Israel and Turkey, International Journal of Finance and Economics, 12(4):405-415

B. Granville, S. Mallick, (2006) Does Inflation or Currency Depreciation Drive Monetary Policy in Russia? Research in International Business and Finance, 20(2): 163-179, ISSN: 0275-5319,

S. Mallick (2006), Policy Instruments to Avoid Output Collapse: An Optimal Control Model for India Applied Financial Economics, 16(10): 761-776, ISSN: 0960-3107

S. Mallick, H. Marques (2006) Sectoral Exchange Rate Pass-Through: Testing the Impact of Policy Reforms in India, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 53(2): 280-303, ISSN: 0036-9292

S. Basu, P. Arestis, S. Mallick, (2005) Financial Globalization: The Need for a Single Currency and a Global Central Bank, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 27: 507-531, ISSN: 0160-3477

B. Granville, S. Mallick, (2005) How Best to Link Poverty Reduction and Debt Sustainability in IMF-World Bank Models?  International Review of Applied Economics, 19(1): 67-85, ISSN: 0269-2171

B. Granville, S. Mallick, (2004) Fisher Hypothesis: UK Evidence Over a Century, Applied Economics Letters, 11(2): 87-90, ISSN: 1350-4851

B. Granville, S. Mallick, (2004) Pension Reforms and Saving Gains in the UK, Journal of Policy Reform, 7(2): 123-136, ISSN: 1384-1289

S. Mallick (2004) A Dynamic Macroeconometric Model For Short-Run Stabilization in India, Applied Economics, 36(3): 261-276, ISSN: 0003-6846

Books & chapters:

B. Granville, S. Mallick, (2006) Monetary Policy in Russia, Chapter 4: 73-89 in L. Vinhas de Souza and O. Havrylyshyn (eds.), Return to Growth in CIS Countries, Monetary Policy and the Macroeconomic Framework, Springer, ISBN:10 3-40-34263-X, ISBN: 13 978-3-540-34263-2.

B. Granville, S. Mallick, (2006) Integrating Poverty Reduction in IMF-World Bank Models, In A. Paloni and M. Zanardi (eds.), The IMF, The World Bank and Policy Reforms, Routledge: 191-208, ISBN: 0-415-35399-8


Current Doctoral Students

First Supervisor: 

  • Praveen Gupta

Second supervisor: 

  • Simeon Fayemi'Impact Of Corporate Governance On Bank Profitability In Developing Countries'
  • Xu Xuhong
  • Xing Pan
  • Oskar Poon

PhD student completions

Nadia Benbouzid - 1st Supervisor
Thesis Title: Credit risk in the Banking Sector: International evidence on CDS spread determinants before and during the recent crisis (submitted in July 2014, viva held on 22 October 2014)
Now Lecturer in Banking and Finance, Greenwich Business School, University of Greenwich, London.

M. Mostak Ahamed – 1st Supervisor
Thesis Title: Essays on banking competition, efficiency and stability

Zunaira Aman - 1st Supervisor
Thesis Title: Export Competitiveness and External Openness in Emerging Markets: The role of institutional quality

Ilayda Nemlioglu - (joint PhD student with CCLS, Queen Mary) – 1st Supervisor
Thesis Title: Intellectual Capital, Firm Performance and Cross-Country Growth: The role of R&D Investment and IP Rights