University of Essex

Visiting Professors

Professor Giorgio Valente

Position in departmentVisiting Professor
Staff positionProfessor in Finance
Telephone01206 872554
Office hoursAnnounced at the beginning of each term

Giorgio Valente is Professor of Finance and Director of the Centre for Asian Financial Studies at Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK. He previously held positions at the University of Warwick, UK; the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Leicester, UK. Giorgio Valente has published in leading journals in finance and economics. His research focuses on international finance and global investments, empirical issues in asset pricing and fixed income and FX markets microstructure with a particular interest in FX determination and forecasting and the behavior of international interest rates. He is currently Associate Editor of the Pacific Economic Review. Giorgio is a regular visitor of several institutions including the US Federal Reserve, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Bank for International Settlements. His profile appeared in Marquis’ Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Asia and Who’s who in the World' and his name has been included among the top 200 RePEc young world economists (with less than ten years from obtaining their PhD degree).

Research interests
  • International Finance and Global Investments
  • FX and Fixed Income Market Microstructure
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Macrofinance
  • Empirical Finance
PublicationsLink to publications for Giorgio Valente

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