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Professor Roman Matousek is Professor of Banking and Finance and Deputy Director of Kent Business School responsible for international collaboration and partnership. He is also a member of the prestigious Chartered Association of Business Schools (ABS) International Committee. Roman served as Head of Research and Director of the Research Centre for EMEA Banking, Finance and Economics. Before joining Kent University Roman was a Professor of Finance at Sussex University.

As Deputy School Director for Internationalisation, Roman has been closely collaborating with the leading Universities in China, Europe and North America. Based on his extensive academic activities in China and ASEAN region, Roman is an expert on higher education in China and other South-East Asian countries.

His research is predominantly focused on theoretical and empirical inquiry into issues of international banking, bank regulation, microeconomics of banking and monetary policy. He has extensively published in leading academic journals that include Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, European Journal of Operational Research, Decision Systems, Review of International Economics, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Journal of Comparative Economics among others.

He has organised a number of major conferences including most recently the conference on Economic Transition: Money, Banking and Finance. He is the author of several professional books on money and banking and has frequently been invited as a keynote speaker at the International conferences in Europe, USA and Asia. Roman was a Visiting Research Fellow at London Business School, Birmingham University. He received a prestigious Pew Fellowship from Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, (USA). Roman was also a Visiting Professor at Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.

Roman currently serves as the Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking & Finance and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money (Elsevier). He is also the Managing Editor of International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance (Inderscience).

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15:00 - 16:00 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 Wednesday

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Publications

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Article
Degl'Innocenti, M., Matousek, R. and Tzeremes, N. (2017). Financial Centres' Competitiveness and Economic Convergence: Evidence from the EU Regions. Environment and Planning A [Online]. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/0308518X17740894.
Degl'Innocenti, M. et al. (2017). Bank efficiency and financial centres: Does geographical location matter? Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money [Online] 46:188-198. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2016.10.002.
Fujii, H. et al. (2017). Bank Efficiency, Productivity and Convergence in EU countries: A Weighted Russell Directional Distance Model. Europen Journal of Finance [Online]. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1351847X.2017.1303527.
Grant, K. et al. (2017). A Research Note on Multinationality and Firm Performance: Nonparametric Frontier Analysis. International Journal of Operations & Production Management [Online] 37:1408-1424. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJOPM-04-2015-0229.
Halkos, G., Matousek, R. and Tzeremes, N. (2016). Pre-evaluating technical efficiency gains from possible mergers and acquisitions: evidence from Japanese regional banks. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting [Online] 46:47-77. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1007/s11156-014-0461-5.
Mamatzakis, E., Matousek, R. and Vu, A. (2016). What is the impact of bankrupt and restructured loans on Japanese bank efficiency? Journal of Banking and Finance [Online] 72:S187-S202. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2015.04.010.
Matousek, R. and Tzeremes, N. (2016). CEO compensation and bank efficiency: An application of conditional nonparametric frontiers. European Journal of Operational Research [Online] 251:264-273. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2015.10.035.
Fukuyama, H. and Matousek, R. (2016). Modelling Bank Performance: A Network DEA Approach. European Journal of Operational Research [Online] 259:721-732. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2016.10.044.
Mallick, S., Matousek, R. and Tzeremes, N. (2016). Financial development and productive inefficiency: A robust conditional directional distance function approach. Economics Letters [Online] 145:196-201. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.06.019.
Stewart, C., Matousek, R. and Nguyen, T. (2015). Efficiency in the Vietnamese banking system: A DEA double bootstrap approach. Research in International Business and Finance [Online] 36:96-111. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2015.09.006.
Matousek, R. et al. (2015). Bank performance and convergence during the financial crisis: Evidence from the 'old' European Union and Eurozone. Journal of Banking and Finance [Online] 52:208-216. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2014.08.012.
Babalos, V., Mamatzakis, E. and Matousek, R. (2015). The performance of US equity mutual funds. Journal of Banking and Finance [Online] 52:217-229. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2014.12.008.
Fujii, H. et al. (2015). Did the financial crisis affect environmental efficiency? evidence from the Japanese manufacturing sector. Environmental Economics and Policy Studies [Online] 18:159-168. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10018-015-0127-0.
Fujii, H., Managi, S. and Matousek, R. (2014). Indian bank efficiency and productivity changes with undesirable outputs: A disaggregated approach. Journal of Banking and Finance [Online] 38:41-50. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2013.09.022.
Assaf, A., Matousek, R. and Tsionas, E. (2013). Turkish bank efficiency: Bayesian estimation with undesirable outputs. Journal of Banking and Finance [Online] 37:506-517. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2012.09.009.
Akinci, D. et al. (2013). Monetary policy and the banking sector in Turkey. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money [Online] 27:269-285. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2013.08.001.
Barros, C., Gil-Alana, L. and Matousek, R. (2012). Mean reversion of short-run interest rates: Empirical evidence from new EU countries. European Journal of Finance [Online] 18:89-107. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1351847X.2011.601659.
Barros, C., Managi, S. and Matousek, R. (2012). The technical efficiency of the Japanese banks: Non-radial directional performance measurement with undesirable output. Omega [Online] 40:1-8. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.omega.2011.02.005.
Caporale, G., Matousek, R. and Stewart, C. (2012). Ratings assignments: Lessons from international banks. Journal of International Money and Finance [Online] 31:1593-1606. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jimonfin.2012.02.018.
Fukuyama, H. and Matousek, R. (2011). Efficiency of Turkish banking: Two-stage network system. Variable returns to scale model. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money [Online] 21:75-91. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2010.08.004.
Bellotti, T., Matousek, R. and Stewart, C. (2011). A note comparing support vector machines and ordered choice models' predictions of international banks' ratings. Decision Support Systems [Online] 51:682-687. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dss.2011.03.008.
Barros, C., Gil-Alana, L. and Matousek, R. (2011). Fractional Integration of Nominal Exchange Rates: Evidence from CEECs in the Light of EMU Enlargement. Review of International Economics [Online] 19:77-92. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9396.2010.00933.x.
Caporale, G., Matousek, R. and Stewart, C. (2011). EU banks rating assignments: Is there heterogeneity between new and old member countries? Review of International Economics [Online] 19:189-206. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9396.2010.00940.x.
Matousek, R. (2011). Banking in Central and Eastern Europe in 1980-2006: From Communism to capitalism. Economica [Online] 78:397-397. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0335.2009.00782.x.
Bellotti, T., Matousek, R. and Stewart, C. (2011). Are rating agencies' assignments opaque? Evidence from international banks. Expert Systems with Applications [Online] 38:4206-4214. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2010.09.085.
Assaf, A., Barros, C. and Matousek, R. (2011). Technical efficiency in Saudi Arabian banks. Expert Systems with Applications [Online] 38:5781-5786. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2010.10.054.
Caporale, G. and Matousek, R. (2011). Money, Banking and Financial Markets in Central and Eastern Europe: 20 years of transition. Review of International Economics [Online] 19:46-48. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9396.2010.00930.x.
Assaf, A., Barros, C. and Matousek, R. (2011). Productivity and efficiency analysis of Shinkin banks: Evidence from bootstrap and Bayesian approaches. Journal of Banking and Finance [N/A at mo] 35:331-342. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2010.08.017.
Matousek, R. and Sarantis, N. (2009). The bank lending channel and monetary transmission in Central and Eastern European countries. Journal of Comparative Economics [Online] 37:321-334. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2008.09.008.
Barros, C., Managi, S. and Matousek, R. (2009). Productivity growth and biased technological change: Credit banks in Japan. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money [Online] 19:924-936. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2009.07.006.
Book
Matousek, R. and Eales, B. (2014). Financial Markets and Institutions. England: Oxford University Press.
Jilek, J. and Matousek, R. (2010). Money in the Modern World . Peter Lang Publishing Group.
Edited book
Matousek, R. ed. (2013). Money Banking and Financial Markets in Central and Eastern Europe. [Online]. Palgrave Macmillan. Available at: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=364089.
Matousek, R. and Stavarek, D. eds. (2012). Financial Integration in the European Union. Routledge.
Total publications in KAR: 34 [See all in KAR]
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Research Interests

Roman's research has been predominantly focused on theoretical and empirical issues in bank efficiency, microeconomics of banking, financial crises, regulation, monetary policy and international finance. He has recently received a research grant worth £110,000 to investigate the bottlenecks of the financial integration process in new EU countries. In 2017, Roman was awarded the grant from the British Academy to investigate the impact of the global financial crisis and spillovers of US monetary policy into the Asian economies with the special emphasis on Vietnam.

Roman serves as an Associate Editor of Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money; Journal of Banking and Finance and Managing Editor of International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance. He also chaired the Research Centre for EMEA Banking, Finance and Economics.

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Teaching

Roman has extensive teaching experience in the area of International Banking, Microeconomics of Banking, Financial Economics, Monetary Economics and Risk Management.

Professor Roman Matousek is Programme Director of the MSc International Banking and Finance programme.

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Professional

Roman has been working on a regular basis on consultancy projects as an external consultant for the consultancy firm: Global Analytics, London. He used to be Senior Fellow at London Financial Academy and involved in organizing and delivering executive courses in the UK and overseas particularly in Africa, Middle East & Asia.

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Supervision

Roman has a record of successful PhD supervision in the area of Banking and Finance. He used to be the convenor for a PhD programme in Accounting, Banking and Finance.

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