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Professor Tapas Mishra

Professor Tapas Mishra

Head of Department Banking and Finance

Research interests

  • Long memory; Green finance and corporate culture; Mergers and Acquisition, Stochastic economic growth; Macroprudential policy and stress testing; Environmental and demographic volatility; Cryptocurrency modelling; Climate finance, Small Business Economics, and Innovation-diffusion modelling.
  • Demography-growth-environmental interdependence
  • Spatio-temporal models

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Tapas Mishra is currently a Professor of Financial Economics and Head of Banking and Finance at the Southampton Business School. He is also the founding director of the Centre for Empirical Research in Finance and Banking -a centre which has got a wide network of leading practitioners and financial sector experts from the IMF, the World Bank, the HSBC Bank and the Nationwide Bank, among others.

Tapas is a leading expert in financial economics and advanced econometric modelling, focusing in particular on big data and high-dimensional econometrics, macroprudential policy and stress testing of banks, sustainable finance, corporate finance, and real estate economics. He develops theoretical architecture around these and peripheral themes enabling large-scale empirical testing.

Tapas has lectured on a variety of subjects including, Quantitative Finance, Advanced Panel Data Econometrics, Advanced Time Series Modelling, Corporate Finance, Dynamic Economic Growth, Mathematical Economics and Mathematical Finance.

He has been at the Southampton Business School since 2014, prior to which he worked as an Associate Professor at Swansea University and as a Scientist/Senior Researcher at leading international think-tanks such as the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (in Austria) and the Institute for Future Studies (in Sweden).

Tapas is the recipient of a number of prestigious scholarships, such as from the Ford Foundation and Winrock International, the CORE Fellowship from UCL, Belgium, the Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Commission (for post-doc) and the CNRS Fellowship from BETA, University of Strasbourg, France.