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Barry Harrison

Barry Harrison


Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Economics


Barry is a Senior Lecturer. His administrative responsibilities include module leadership for several modules and his teaching interests focus largely on finance and derivatives as well as introductory economics.

Research areas

Barry's research interests currently focus on stock markets in emerging economies. He is interested in stock market co-movement, stock market efficiency and the development of stock markets.

Current projects

Structural Breaks in Capital Market Data (with Michael Karoglou,University of Aston)This project tests for structural breaks in time series data with applications to capital markets. The current focus is investigating structural breaks when co-movement between international stock markets has been identified.

Stock Market Co-movement, Volatility and Predictability (with Winston Moore, University of the West Indies)This project focuses on testing for co-movement of equity prices, especially among developed western stock markets and those emerging equity markets in Central and Eastern Europe that have been admitted to the EU. We are also investigating stockmarket volatility among Central and Eastern European equity markets. The final strand of our research investigates predictability of stock market returns.

Testing Contagion in Central and Eastern Europe (with Juan Carlos Cuestas, University of Sheffield)This project focuses on the possibility of contagion between Central and East European stock markets.

External activity

Barry is an Editorial Board member of Economic Issues.

Sponsors and collaborators

  • Michael Karoglou,University of Aston
  • Winston Moore, University of the West Indies
  • Juan Carlos Cuestas, University of Sheffield)

Press expertise

Barry can comment on the macro economy, which includes inflation; deflation; productivity growth; economic growth; unemployment; economic policy; the Bank of England; and sovereign debt problems.