Olafur Margeirsson

Department: Financial Instability, International Economics
Discipline: Economics

Project Summary

Main emphasis is on the macroeconomic consequences of foreign direct investment in banking and financial services, with special interest in the effects on financial stability, particularly in the home economy of the FDI. The research is empirical. The model of my research is most notably Minsky's Financial Instability Hypothesis.

Supervisory Team

1st supervisor: Prof. John Maloney

Wider Research Interests

Banking and Investment Theory, Financial Crises and Financial History, Monetary Policy, Common Currency Areas