, Royal Docks School of Business and Law
Michael is senior lecturer in finance and fintech and is the programme leader for undergraduate economics degrees in the Royal Docks School of Business and Law. His teaching spans modules in microeconomics, fintech and econometrics. He is research active in the areas of high frequency trading and market microstructure.
Michael joined UEL in 2017 and is currently senior lecturer in finance and fintech. He is currently researching non-cooperative interaction in financial markets characterised by the presence of high frequency and algorithmic traders. Further to this Michael participates in research projects which address issues of economy and society and is currently co-leading a project to analyse structural unemployment in North East England. Prior to obtaining a PhD at UEL, Michael obtained a master's degree in Economics from the University of Birmingham.
He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is recognised as a Certified FinTech Professional by the Global Academy of Finance and Management. Michael teaches on the economics programme and delivers modules on the fintech pathway. He is also the programme leader for the BSc Economics programme.
- Adisa, T. A., Harrison, M., Sani, K. F., Mingazova, D., & Kypuram, J. (2022). The National Student Survey and the 'customerisation' of university students: a qualitative study of UK higher education. Higher Education, 1-18.
- Roy-Mukherjee, S. Harrison, M. (2020) 'The shifting boundaries of capitalism and the conflict of surplus value appropriation within the gig economy', in Yerby, E. Page-Tickell, R (ed.) Conflict and Shifting Boundaries in the Gig Economy. London: Emerald Publishing Limited.
- Working Paper: Harrison, M., Nakajima, J., & Shabani, M. (2022). An evolution of global and regional banking networks: A focus on Japanese banks' international expansion (No. HIAS-E-120).
- Conference Paper Given: Temporal asymmetries in the efficiency of financial markets characterized by algorithmic traders. IFABS Conference 2019 (Angers, France).
- Conference Paper Given: The new UK 'Challenger Banks': do we trust them? New Digital World DBMR Virtual Conference 2021.
- EC5010 - Fundamentals of Microeconomics
- EC6006 - Business Analytics
- EC6011 - Applied Econometrics and Introduction to Programming
- FN6022 - FinTech Strategy and Applications
- Dissertation Supervision
- EC5011 - Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
- FN7230 - Bloomberg Trading Game
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