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Dr Hossein Jahanshahloo

Dr Hossein Jahanshahloo

Lecturer in Finance

+44 (0)29 2087 0768
D30, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU


Hossein joined the Accounting & Finance Section in January 2019. He received his MSc and PhD in Finance from Leeds University Business and his BSc in Computer Software Engineering. Prior to pursuing his MSc, he worked in financial industry for 5 years . Hossein's research interests include market microstructure and and Cryptocurrencies. 

Hossein is the creator and founder of Cardiff University Bitcoin Database CUBiD


Educational Background

PhD in Finance, University of Leeds, 2016

PG. Diploma in Research Methods, University of Bradford, 2013

MSc, Finance and Investment, University of Leeds, 2012

BSc, Computer Software Engineering, Azad Islamic University, 2010

External Examiner

Anglia Ruskin University (2022 to present)

Honours and awards

Leeds University Business School Dean’s Prize for Research Community

Professional memberships

British Academy of Management (BAM)

Academic positions

2016 - 2019: Teaching Fellow, Leeds University Business School, UK.

Speaking engagements

Keynote Speaker CBF International Conference on Business and Technology 2022

Invited Speaker, International Symposium of Finance (ISF), Greece, 2022

Committees and reviewing

British Academy of Management (BAM) Financial Management (FM) Special Interest Group (SIG) Committee Member.

Associate Editor - Research in International Business and Finance

Journal Reviewer:

  • European Journal of Finance
  • Finance Research Letters
  • Review of Behavioural Finance







Current Teaching

  • Research Methods & Dissertation - BST969 - Module Leader
  • Global Investment - BST958 - Module Leader
  • MSc Dissertation Supervisor

Previous Teaching

  • International Corporate Finance 
  • Market Microstructure
  • Financial Derivatives
  • International Investment
  • Research Methods in Accounting & Finance
  • MSc Dissertation Supervision

Research interests

Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

Market Microstructure 

Foreign Exchange Market


Past projects