David Dickinson

David Dickinson

The Department of Economics
Professor of Economics

Contact details

Department of Economics
Birmingham Business School
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT


PhD, Sheffield University
BA (Econ), Manchester University


Research Group

Money, Macroeconomics and Finance

Birmingham-Nankai Joint Interdisciplinary Research Institute

“Pollution Solutions” Theme of Institute of Global Innovation

Research interests

Financial markets and institutions, Behavioural Economics and Finance, China, Green Finance and Investment


Recent publications


Zhang, E, Chen, L, Kuang, P & Dickinson, DG 2023, 'An Accessibility Measurement Based on Commuter Behaviour and Living Conditions: An Empirical Analysis of the High-Speed Railway Network in the East of China', Sustainability, vol. 15, no. 5, 4309. https://doi.org/10.3390/su15054309

Farag, H & Dickinson, D 2020, 'The power of connections: evidence from financial companies', Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 64, 101643. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101643

Zhang, D, Cao, H, Dickinson, DG & Kutan, AM 2016, 'Free cash flows and overinvestment: Further evidence from Chinese energy firms', Energy Economics, vol. 58, pp. 116-124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2016.06.018

Kong, D & Dickinson, D 2016, 'Investigating the Impact of Savings Using a Chinese Household Level Dataset', Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, vol. 52, no. 8, pp. 1775-1796. https://doi.org/10.1080/1540496X.2016.1181889

Zhang, D, Cai, J, Dickinson, DG & Kutan, AM 2016, 'Non-performing loans, moral hazard and regulation of the Chinese commercial banking system', Journal of Banking & Finance, vol. 63, pp. 48-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2015.11.010

Le, C & Dickinson, D 2016, 'The Systemic Risk of Cross-Border Banking: Evidence from Sudden Stop and Interbank Stress Contagion in East Asia', Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 237-254. https://doi.org/10.1080/1540496X.2015.1021643

Le, C & Dickinson, D 2014, 'Asset price volatility and financial contagion: analysis using the MS-VAR framework', Eurasian Economic Review, vol. 4, pp. 133-162. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40822-014-0009-y

Lepetit, L, Strobel, F & Dickinson, D 2012, 'Does uncertainty matter for loan charge-offs?', Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 264–277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2011.09.006

Sun, L, Ford, J & Dickinson, D 2010, 'Bank loans and the effects of monetary policy in China: VAR/VECM approach', China Economic Review, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 65-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chieco.2009.11.002

Dickinson, D & Liu, J 2007, 'The Real Effects of Monetary Policy in China: An Empirical Analysis', China Economic Review, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 87-111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chieco.2005.11.002


Dickinson, DG & Mullineux, AW 2018, Currency convertibility, policy credibility and capital flight in Poland and the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic. in C P Ries (ed.), Capital Controls in Emerging Economies. 1 edn, Taylor & Francis, New York, pp. 63-88. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429501876

Dickinson, D 2007, Financial Markets and Global Integration. in 50 Years of EU Economic Dynamics.

Ford, J, Dickinson, D & Allen, WA 2002, Alternative Monetary Targets and Policy Transmission and Adjustments: The Case of Taiwan. in Monetary Policy, Capital Flows and Exchange Rates.

Sinclair, P, Dickinson, D & Allen, WA 2002, Does Inflation Raise or Cut the Rate of Growth? in Monetary Policy, Capital Flows and Exchange Rates.

Commissioned report

Acton, J, Anderson, P, Andres, L, Angus, M, Amor, P, Arrowsmith, J (ed.), Asmelash, H, Bartington, S (ed.), Bengtsson, F, Bhullar, L, Bloss, W, Bonet, B, Börner, S, O Bonsu, N, Bryson, JR, Burns, V, Burrows, A, Calvert, C, Cassidy, N, Cavoski, A, Chadyiwa, M, Chapman, H, Chapman, L, Cockram, M, Degendardt, L, Dickinson, D, Ding, Y, Dobrzynski, D, Dolo, M, Dora, J, Ercolani, M, Ersoy, A, Farag, H, Ferranti, E, Fisher, R, Freer, M, Goldmann, N, Goode, CE, Greenham, S, Gulati, S, Hadfield-Hill, S, Harper, G, Hegerl, G, Hillmansen, S, Holmes, J, Huang, JJ, Huser, C, Jackson, R, Jaroszweski, D, Jefferson, I, Johnson, J, Kaewunruen, S, Kelly-Akinnuoye, F, Kettles, G, Kraftl, P, Krause, S, Leckebusch, GC, Lee, R, Lockwood, B (ed.), Lohse, J, Luna Diez, E, Lynch, I (ed.), MacKenzie, R, Maddison, D, Makepeace, J, Mann, V, Marino, R, Mavronicola, N, McDonald, M, McGowan, K (ed.), Metje, N, Ng, K, Nicol, J, O'Sullivan, C, Phalkey, N, Prestwood, E, Pyatt, N, Quinn, A, Radcliffe, J (ed.), Ravi, M, Reardon, L, Reeder, T, O’Regan, P, Remedios, L, Roberts, J, Rogers, C, Rungskunroch, P, van Schaik, W, Swan, J (ed.), Thomson, I, Toft, H (ed.), Tong, J, Botello Villagrana, F, Walton, A, Wason, C (ed.), Weir, C, Wood, R & Zhong, J 2021, Addressing the climate challenge. University of Birmingham. https://doi.org/10.25500/epapers.bham.00003451

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