• 23 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
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Personal profile

Research Interests

  • Instability in financial markets - caused by market structural issues, e.g. trade constraints, and external events, e.g. terrorism.
  • Price and volatility dynamics - stock, foreign exchange and commodity futures markets, and their interactions.
  • Intraday and high-frequency trading - with a special emphasis on liquidity and efficiency.
  • Economic and industrial development in East Asia and Africa - oil and transportation industries, FDI, trades and factor mobility.
  • Corporate financial performance
  • Financial market integration


I was awarded a PhD from the University of Nottingham after graduated with a MSc degree in economics and finance from the University of York. I had taught at Durham University full-time since 2010 before joining Oxford Brookes University in 2014 as a senior lecturer. I have been researching and lecturing at Coventry University since 2015. I have taught many modules in finance, econometrics and economics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and successfully supervised more than 140 students for their MSc/UG dissertations. Prior to his academic career, I worked as a business consultant and a military officer for several years. I am currently the PGR (PhD/MRES) Director for the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity (CFCI).

Area of Expertise:

  • Applied econometrics
  • Financial econometrics
  • Sectoral and regional studies

PhD Project

I am currently supervising the following PhD projects.

  • Impact of industry diversification on economic and human development in oil-producing Sub-Saharan African countries. 
  • Investigating the causes and impact of South Korea's FDI into Sub-Saharan African countries.
  • Testing decouping and recoupling hypotheses between conventrional and Islamic stock markets. 
  • Corporate financial performance and the adoption of entreprise risk management. 
  • Corporate financial performance and corporate social responsibility.

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Research Output 2015 2019

  • 23 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 7 Article
  • 2 Conference proceeding
International stock markets
Trade intensity
Market characteristics
Volatility spillover

Do terrorist attacks harm financial markets? A meta-analysis of event studies and the determinants of adverse impact

Park, J. S. & Newaz, M. K., Aug 2018, In : Global Finance Journal. 37, p. 227-247 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Terrorist attack
Financial markets
Event study
1 Citation (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

The role of seaports in regional employment: evidence from South Korea

Park, J. S. & Seo, Y-J., 2018, In : Regional Studies. 52, 1, p. 80-92 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
South Korea
regional unemployment
unemployment rate
3 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Energy market
Markov regime switching model
4 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

The Estimation of Minimum Efficient Scale of the Port Industry

Seo, Y-J. & Park, J. S., Jul 2016, In : Transport Policy. 49, p. 168-175

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
container terminal

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Invited talk

Portsmouth University Economic and Finance Research Seminar

Jin Suk Park (Speaker)
16 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk