Prof.dr. Barry Harrison BA MA

Prof.dr. Barry Harrison BA MA

Expert areas: Finance (Capital Markets, Monetary Economics), Management & Organisation, Quantitative Methods (Economics)


Barry Harrison is a graduate of Nottingham and Sheffield Universities and Nottingham Business school where he studied for a PhD (part-time). He has held teaching appointments at the Universities of Leicester, Liverpool John Moores, Loughborough Business school, Nottingham Business School and Sheffield. He is currently at Nottingham Business School. He has a wealth of experience of teaching Economics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. To date he has lectured on post-graduate courses in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Azerbaijan, Estonia and Russia. He is currently Visiting Professor at the European University at St Petersburg and has worked as a consultant for the National Institute for Management of the Economy in Baku, Azerbaijan and the Training Board of the Clothing and Allied Products Industry in the UK. He also appeared on programmes broadcast by Carlton TV and BBC Radio. He has published and edited over forty books and published more than eighty articles on various aspects of Economics. His current research interests focus primarily on capital markets, finance and macroeconomic issues. His most recent publications have appeared in the Journal of Forecasting, Economics Letters, Applied Financial Economics, Economic Issues, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade and Applied Economics Letters.

He has a great deal of experience teaching various aspects of ‘Financial Economics’ at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels including Financial Derivatives, Corporate Finance, Investments and Financial Markets. He also has a great deal of experience teaching Introductory Micro and Macro Economics, though he can also teach both at more advanced levels. 


  • Harrison, B., & Moore, W. (2012). Stock Market Efficiency, Nonlineraity, Thin Trading and Asymmetric Information in MENA Stock Markets. Economic Issues, 18(1), 77-93.
  • Harrison, B., & Moore, W. (2012). Forecasting Stock Market Volatility in Central and Eastern European Countries. Journal of Forecasting (Forthcoming).
  • Cuestas, J.C., & Harrison, B. (2010). Further Evidence on the Real Interest Rate Parity Hypothesis in Central and East European Countries. Emerging Markets, Finance and Trade, 46(6), 22-39.
  • Cuestas, J.C., & Harrison, B. (2010). Inflation persistence and nonlinearities in Central and Eastern European countries. Econmics Letters, 106, 81-83.
  • Harrison, B., & Moore, W. (2009). Spillover Effects from London and Frankfurt to Central and Eastern European Stock Markets. Applied Financial Economics, 19(18), 1509-1521.