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Dr. Matthew C. Li received his PhD in Economics from Trinity College, University of Dublin and has been teaching postgraduate courses in Business Economics, and Finance at the School of Management, RHUL since 2012. He has functioned as Senior Postgraduate Course Director, MSc Accounting & Financial Management Course Director, Director of the Accounting, Finance and Economics Undergraduate Programme, Coordinator of the Junior Year Abroad Programme, and Member of the College Race Equality Team.


Dr. Li is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a journal reviewer of Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Business Research, Empirical Economics, Internet Banking & Commerce, and the Journal of Applied Financial Economics. He has published academic papers on various topics including: corporate governance, property market movements, international financial regulations, financial crisis, and energy market analysis.  

Research interests

Dr. Li's research interests can be categorised into three main areas: 1) Economics: Macroeconomics and Behavioural Economic Theories; 2) Finance: Behavioural Finance, Financial Market Volatility, Property Market Movements, Fair Value Accounting, Credit Default Swaps, Financial Crisis, Term Structure of Interest Rates; and 3) Public Policy: Substainability, Energy Markets, International Financial Regulations, Resource Allocation Efficiency.




MN5331 Principles of Business Management and Economics (MSc)

MN5908 Foundations of Corporate Finance (MSc)

MN5913 Business Economics for Accounting and Finance (MSc)

MN5118 International Business Economics (MSc)

MN5568 Entreprenuerial Finance (MSc)

MN5135 Financial Analysis and Markets (MBA)

MN5107 International Investment Management (MSc, MBA)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

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