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Tola Adesina

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Research Interests

Central Bank communication and financial market volatility; Financial Liberalisation and Development in Emerging Markets


Tola currently is the Associate Head of School (International) at the School of Economics, Finance and Accounting at Coventry University and is responsible for driving the School's internationalisation strategy. In this role, he has worked extensively with Universities across Europe, Asia, North America and Africa and he is particularly keen on using technology to connect students’ learning experiences across the world. Prior to that he had worked as a Lecturer in Finance at the Coventry Business School and then as the founding Director of the Coventry Business School Financial Trading Floor, the largest academic stimulated Trading Floor in Europe. 

Tola is also interested in the interface between technology and finance education and as Director of the Coventry Business School Financial Trading Floor, he led the integration of market leading finance technology such as the Bloomberg Terminals into programmes at the Business School. He has also led several sessions on training researchers to use leading financial technologies in academic research. As a proponent of the use of modern financial technology in education, he has been invited to speak at and participate in several educational conferences including the industry led Bloomberg for Education conferences in London and New York. 

His teaching expertise over the past years spans Financial Trading and Investments, Corporate Finance, Financial Regulation, Investments and Taxation. His research interests cover issues around financial market volatility, financial innovation, entrepreneurial finance, contemporary issues in financial markets and financial impacts of central bank communications. He has published work on contemporary issues such as Brexit in peer reviewed journals and his work on the Bank of England's communication has also been featured in the Financial Times. 

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Financial development Business & Economics
Financial liberalization Business & Economics
Market volatility Business & Economics
Volatility persistence Business & Economics
Central bank communication Business & Economics
Emerging markets Business & Economics
Structural breaks Business & Economics
Financial markets Business & Economics

Research Output 2015 2017

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 1 Commissioned report
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Working paper
Policy tools
Bank of England
Central bank
Macroeconomic variables
3 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating volatility persistence under a Brexit-vote structural break

Adesina, T. Nov 2017 In : Finance Research Letters. 23, p. 65-68 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural breaks
Volatility persistence
Volatility models

Telling it straight — Mark Carney splits opinion

Adesina, T. 18 Dec 2015 Financial Times.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Activities 2015 2018

  • 4 Participation in conference

Winchester Business School Finance Lab Conference

Adesina, T. (Speaker)
12 Jun 2015

Activity: Participation in conference

Teaching and Learning Conference “Transforming Futures”

Adesina, T. (Speaker)
25 Jun 201526 Jun 2015

Activity: Participation in conference