Professor Daniel Ladley

Dean of ULSB and Professor of Finance

Daniel Ladley profile

School/Department: Business, School of

Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 5285



I am Dean of the School of Business and Professor of Finance. Previously I did both my undergraduate degree and PhD at the University of Leeds. I am a member of the executive committee of the International Finance and Banking Association and was previously Director of the Leicester Institute of Finance. My expertise is in computational finance and I have published extensively on market microstructure, regulation and systemic risk.


My research interests include:

Banking, systemic risk and financial stability
Behavioural finance
Reward and Performance Schemes
Numerical techniques

Currently I am leading multiple funded research projects and am working with finance firms in Leicester and internationally. 


Gao, X. Ladley, D., (2021) Noise Trading and Market Stability. European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming. 

Adriani, A, Ladley, D. (2021) Social distance, speed of containment, and crowd- ing in/out in a network model of contagion. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organisation, Forthcoming. 

Ladley, D., (2020) The High Frequency Trade Off Between Speed and Sophistication. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 116, 103912. 

Ladley, D., Liu, G., Rockey, J. (2020) Losing Money on the Margin Journal of Economic Behavior and Organisation, 172, 107-136. 

Bose, S., Ladley, D., Lin, X. (2020) The Effect of Hormones on Financial Market Stability International Review of Financial Analysis, 67, 101434. 

Duygun, M., Ladley, D. Shaban, M. (2020) Challenges to global financial stability: Interconnections, credit risk, business cycle and the role of market participants, Journal of Banking and Finance. 112, 105735. 

Ladley, D., Tran, C. T. N. (2019) An Agent Based Model of BCVA and Systemic Risk Network Theory and Agent-Based Modeling in Economics and Finance (ed. Chakrabarti, A., Pichl, L., Kaizoji, T.) 2285-300, Berlin-Germany: Springer-Verlag. 



Market Microstructure, Behavioural Finance, Regulation or Banking using a computational or numerical approach.


I have taught on a range of courses including financial derivatives, financial risk management, investment management and international business.

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