Professor David Dickinson

Professor David Dickinson

The Department 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


Farag, H & Dickinson, D 2020, 'The power of connections: evidence from financial companies', Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 64, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

Dickinson, D & Allen, W 2002, Foreign Investment and Macroeconomic Uncertainty: An Empirical Analysis of Recent Experience from the EU. in Monetary Policy, Capital Flows and Exchange Rates: Essays in Honour of Professor Maxwell Fry.

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.

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