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Research Interests

Banking; Corporate Finance; European Business; Financial Development; International Economics; Macroeconomic Modelling

Biography

I hold a BSc and MSc from the London School of Economics, and a PhD from London South Bank University (formally Polytechnic). I am presently Principal Lecturer within the Business School at Coventry University, having previously held research positions at South Bank Polytechnic, Imperial College, University of Warwick, and as a Lecturer in Economics at the University of Leicester. At Coventry University, I have taught various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the economics, business and finance disciplines and been instrumental in the development of postgraduate degrees in Finance and Banking. I have previously researched in the area of macroeconomic modelling and policy analysis and international economics, but my main research interests are now primarily in banking and finance. I also actively supervise PhD students, and most of my former PhD students now hold academic positions in the UK or overseas.

Since 2005, I have been a visiting Research Fellow at Financial Engineering Laboratory of the Technical University of Crete, Greece. I have served as a referee and editorial board member of several academic journals. I am also a Scientific Committee member of the Financial and Engineering Banking Society.

Research:

My research deals with the application of quantitative techniques in economics and financial management, with specialisation more recently in banking and M and As. In this context, working in collaboration with academic colleagues and PhD students, I have sought to evaluate firm and banking institutions performance in response to environmental changes associated with financial liberalisation, crises and deregulation. This research is empirical and inter-disciplinary, making use of economic, financial and accounting data, and seeks to inform the academic/policy debate about the role of financial regulation, consumer protection and macroeconomic policy in affecting performance, with implications for shareholder wealth, efficiency and stability.

Area of Expertise:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Banking Performance
  • Finance and Economic Growth
  • FDI and Productivity of Firms
  • Financial Regulations and Stability

External positions

External Examiner, Middlesex University

1 Nov 201631 Oct 2020

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Research Output

Financial Contagion in a Core–Periphery Interbank Network

Sui, P., Tanna, S. & Zhou, D., 3 Mar 2020, In : The European Journal of Finance. 26, 7-8, p. 691-710 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Market Pricing of Bank M&As and Efficiency in Europe

    Tanna, S., Urio, H. & Yousef, I., 17 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) Recent Applications of Financial Risk Modelling and Portfolio Management . Škrinjarić, T., Čižmešija, M. & Christiansen, B. (eds.). IGI Global, Vol. (In-press). p. (In-press)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access
    File
  • Probability of Mergers and Acquisitions Deal Failure

    Tanna, S., Yousef, I. & Nnadi, M., 9 May 2020, In : Journal of Financial Economic Policy. (In-press), p. (In-press)

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 1 Downloads (Pure)

    Mergers and Acquisitions: Implications for Acquirers’ Market Risk

    Tanna, S. & Yousef, I., 8 Apr 2019, In : Managerial Finance. 45, 4, p. 545-562 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    104 Downloads (Pure)

    The impact of foreign direct investment on productivity: New evidence for developing countries

    Li, C. & Tanna, S., 1 Aug 2019, In : Economic Modelling. 80, p. 453-466 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 9 Citations (Scopus)
    151 Downloads (Pure)

    Activities

    • 20 Participation in conference
    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 1 Editorial activity

    4th International Conference of the Financial Engineering & Banking Society

    Sailesh Tanna (Scientific Committee Member)
    21 Jun 201423 Jun 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    4th International FEBS Conference on Global Trends in Financial Intermediation, Financial Markets and Financial Modelling

    Sailesh Tanna (Speaker)
    21 Jun 201423 Jun 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Surrey-Fordham International Conferenc

    Sailesh Tanna (Scientific Committee Member)
    2 Nov 20133 Nov 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Surrey-Fordham International Conference on Banking, Finance, Money and Institutions: The Post Crises Era

    Sailesh Tanna (Speaker)
    2 Nov 20133 Nov 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference