University of Essex

Academic Staff

Professor Michael Lamla

Position in departmentPhD Programme Director (Finance)
Staff positionProfessor in Finance
Emailmlamla@essex.ac.uk
Telephone01206 874523
RoomEBS.3.26
Office hoursYou can find details of Academic office hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911
Biography

Associate Editor Review of International Economics

Qualifications
  • PhD / Dr oec. publ. (University of Zurich)
  • MSc. / Dipl. Volkswirt (University of Bonn)
Research interests
  • Applied Economics
  • Monetary Policy
Teaching responsibilities
  • BE334 Financial Markets and Monetary Policy
  • BE354 Portfolio Management
  • BE355 Exchange Rates and International Finance
  • BE630 International Finance

Publications

Dräger, Lena, Michael J. Lamla and Damjan Pfajfar (2016). "Are Survey Expectations Theory-Consistent? The Role of Central Bank Communication and News'', European Economic Review, forthcoming, working paper version

Dräger, Lena and Michael J. Lamla (2016). “Explaining Disagreement on Interest rates in a TaylorRule Setting”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, forthcoming, working paper version

Lamla, Michael J. and Sarah M. Lein (2015). “Information Rigidities, Inflation Perceptions and the Media: Lessons from the Euro Cash Changeover”, Economic Inquiry, Vol. 53, No. 1, 9-22,  working paper version

Lamla, Michael J. and Sarah M. Lein (2014). "The Role of Media for Consumers' Inflation Expectation Formation'', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 106, 62-77, working paper version 

Girsberger Seelaus, Esther M., Michael J. Lamla and Martin Straub (2014). “On the Economic Impact of International Sport Events: Microevidence from Survey Data at the EURO 2008”, Applied Economics, Vol. 46, No. 15, 1693-1703, working paper version

Gassebner, Martin, Michael J. Lamla and James Raymond Vreeland (2013). “Extreme Bounds of Democracy”, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 57, No. 2, 171–197, lead article, Most read Top 5 August 2012 VOXEU.org, working paper version

Lamla, Michael J. and Thomas Maag (2012). “The Role of Media for Inflation Forecast Disagreement of Households and Professionals”, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 44, No. 7, 1325–1350, working paper version

Dräger, Lena and Michael J. Lamla (2012). “Updating Inflation Expectations: Evidence from Micro Data”, Economics Letters, Vol. 117, 807–810.

Lamla, Michael J. and Sarah M. Lein (2011). “What Matters When? The Impact of ECB Communication on Financial Market Expectations”, Applied Economics, Vol. 43, No. 28, 4289–4309, working paper version

Gassebner, Martin, Noel Gaston and Michael J. Lamla (2011). “The Inverse Domino Effect: Are Economic Reforms Contagious?”, International Economic Review, Vol. 52, No. 1, 183–200, working paper version

Gassebner, Martin, Michael J. Lamla and Jan-Egbert Sturm (2011). “Determinants of Pollution: What Do We Really Know?”, Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 63, No. 3, 568–595, working paper version

Christian Conrad and Michael J. Lamla (2010). “The High-frequency Response of the EURUS$ Exchange Rate to ECB Monetary Policy Announcements”, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 42, No. 7, 1391–1417, working paper version

Lamla, Michael J. (2009). “Long-Term Determinants of Pollution”, Ecological Economics, Vol. 69, No. 1, 135–144, working paper version

Dreher, Axel, Michael J. Lamla, Sarah M. Lein and Frank Somogyi (2009). “The Impact of Political Leaders’ Profession and Education on Reforms”, Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 37, No. 1, 169–193, working paper version

Gassebner, Martin, Noel Gaston and Michael J. Lamla (2008). “Relief for the Environment? The Importance of an Increasingly Unimportant Industrial Sector”, Economic Inquiry, Vol. 46, No. 2, 160–178, working paper version

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