Dr Baseerit Nissah

Senior Lecturer in Finance

Building: William Morris Building
Room: WM220

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  • 2009, Ph.D., University of Leicester
  • 2002, MSc, University of Warwick
  • 2001, BA (Hons), Financial Economics, Coventry

Research Interests:

  • Applied Econometrics, time series and panel data analysis using integration and  cointegration techniques
  • Economic growth – determinants of growth

Selected Outputs:


  • “Thresholds Effects in the Debt-Growth Relationship”, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, under consideration by referees.
  • “Investigating the Debt-Growth Relationship for Developing Countries; A Multi-Country Econometric Analysis”, PhD Thesis, Uni. of Leicester, Dept. of Economics March 2009. available on: http://hdl.handle.net/2381/4811

Working Papers

  • “Developing Countries’ Vulnerability to Debt Crisis; A Multi-County Empirical Analysis of Shocks” (K Lee)
  • “Assessing Debt Sustainability of Developing Countries; a Panel Cointegration Approach”
  • “Identifying and Analysing the Debt-Growth Channels; a Panel Cointegration Study”.
  • “Towards Perception Maps; Evaluating Public Confidence in Policing Services in Derry/Londonderry” (J Binner, J Whittle, W Simm, M A Ferrario, B Lam and Z Zhao)

Conference Papers

  • June 2010 “Mapping Public Confidence in Policing using Qualitative Dataset”, 8th Manchester Crime Mapping Conference, 10-11 June 2010 Manchester (J Binner, J Whittle, W Simm, M A Ferrario, B Lam and Z Zhao).
  • March 2010 “VoiceYourView: Collecting Real-time Feedback on the Design of Public Spaces” UbiComp 2010, Sep 26 – Sep 29, 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • July 2007 “Debt Sustainability: Identifying a Country’s Vulnerability to Debt Crisis” Poster Presentation presented at the Research Methods Festival, St Catherine’s College, Oxford.
  • May 2006 “Assessing Debt Sustainability of Developing Countries; a Panel Cointegration Approach”, paper presented at Leicester PhD conference; discussant Prof. Stephen Hall
  • May 2005 “Thresholds in Debt-Growth Relationship” paper presented at PhD conference at the Uni. of Leicester; discussant Dr Rodney Strachan

Research Students:

PhD - Advisor for two students


  • Quantitative Methods (postgraduate level)
  • International Economics (third level three undergraduate)
  • Advance Economics Issues (third level three undergraduate)
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate Dissertations supervisor
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