Dr Linh X. D. Nguyen

Lecturer in FinanceLinh Nguyen

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I joined University of Leicester School of Business as a Lecturer in Finance since January 2018. I previously taught finance and quantitative methods modules at the University of Nottingham. Prior to obtaining my PhD in Finance and Risk at the University of Nottingham, I hold an MSc in Investment Analysis at the University of Stirling and a BSc in International Finance (FTU, Vietnam). I have experience working in different areas of the financial sector, including auditing, investment and banking industry.  I have published papers in ABS 3* journals, such as the Journal of Banking and Finance and the International Journal of Finance & Economics. I am also a Fellow of the Advanced HE (FHEA).


  • MN7033 Research Methods and Dissertation (module leader)
  • EC7061 Corporate Finance (MSc Finance, MSc Banking and International Finance, MSc Business Analysis and Finance, MSc Financial Risk management) (seminar leader)
  • MN3101/3103 Dissertation (Supervisor)
  • EC7110 Dissertation (Supervisor)

Previous teaching

  • MN7023 Financial Analysis and Investment (MSc Accounting and Finance) (module leader)
  • MN3107 Corporate Finance (BA Management Studies) (module leader)
  • MN1019 Foundations of Finance (BSc Accounting and Finance) (seminar leader)

Administrative responsibilities

Academic Year (Stream) tutor (Accounting and Finance)


My current research centres around the impacts of economic linkages on different aspects of the stock market. I am also interested in the risk connectedness of the stock returns and portfolio optimization.


Nguyen, L.X.D., Mateut, S. and Chevapatrakul, T., 2020. Business-linkage volatility spillovers between US industries. Journal of Banking & Finance111, p.105699. (ABS 3*)

Nguyen, L., Nguyen, L.X.D. and Tan, L., 2018. Tail risk connectedness between US industries. International Journal of Finance & Economics. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1002/ijfe.1979. (ABS 3*)

Research in progress

Nguyen, L. XD., Mateut, S., Chevapatrakul, T. Business Linkages and Shock Transmissions Between US Sectors. Working paper (under review), presented at IFABS Asia 2017 Ningbo Conference and Paris Financial Management Conference 2017.

Nguyen, L. H., Nguyen, L. XD., Adegbite, E. Does Mean-CVaR Outperform Mean-variance? A Practical Perspective. (under review).

Nguyen, L. XD., Business Linkages and Volatility Spillovers between US Firms. – in progress.


European Financial Management Association Annual Meeting Portugal 2019

Paris Financial Management Conference 2017

IFABS Asia Ningbo Conference 2017 *

World Finance Conference Sardinia 2017 *

Royal Economic Society Symposium Brighton 2016

Scottish Economic Society conference Perth 2016

*: paper presented by co-author

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