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Dr Jose Linares Zegarra

Honorary Senior Lecturer

Researcher profile




José Manuel Liñares-Zegarra is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at the University of Essex and affiliated member of the Centre for Responsible Banking & Finance (CRBF). He holds a PhD from the University of Granada (Spain). Previously, he was a Lecturer in Banking and Finance at the University of St Andrews (2012-2015) and held visiting research positions at the University of Illinois, Florida State University and the Institute of European Finance (Bangor University, UK).

Research areas

José Manuel's academic career combines both teaching and research in economics, banking and finance. He has been researcher for the Spanish Savings Banks Foundation and has also participated in projects related to the banking industry for the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, the Andalusian Autonomous Government and financial institutions.

In recent years, he has carried out empirical studies in retail payments and consumer finances. He has published articles in journals such as the European Journal of Finance, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Financial Services Research, Review of Network Economics, Social Science and Medicine, Moneda y Crédito, Papeles de Economía Española, Perspectivas del Sistema Financiero and Cuadernos de Información Económica.

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