Dr Leone Leonida
PhD (Naples), PhD (York)
Dr Leonida’s researches the extent to which the predictive ability of the Early Warning Systems in forecasting systemic banking crisis is improved by variables capturing the concentration level in the banking sector, its securitization activity and mechanisms of systemic contagion. He is also studying the relationship between corporate investment and firms’ capital structure.
His research has been published in outlets including The Journal of Banking and Finance, The Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, The European Journal of Political Economy, and Empirical Economics.