Dr Sandy Kyaw


​Senior Lecturer

Department: Accounting, Economics and Finance          
Telephone No: +44 (0) 29 2041 6471
Email Address: skyaw@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Sandy has taught on various finance, economics and business programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Prior to joining the Cardiff School of Management, she was a Senior Lecturer at the Oxford Brookes Business School. She has obtained her Ph.D. in economics at the University of Strathclyde, where she was awarded a full scholarship (Postgraduate Research Studentship, Overseas Research Student award, and International Research Scholarship) to support her studies. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education from Oxford Brookes University. Sandy has designed, developed and delivered (as module leader) a number of new modules for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses including international finance and financial modelling. She has many years of experience of supervising undergraduate, Masters, and PhD dissertations, and has also examined theses at both MPhil and PhD levels.​


Sandy's current research interests focus on financial economics, development economics, international finance and applied econometrics.​​


​​Exchange rate movements and firm value: evidence from European firms across the financial crisis period, with Mozumder, N., De Vita, G., and Larkin, C., Journal of Economic Studies (forthcoming)​

Volatility spillover between stock prices and exchange rates: new evidence across the recent financial crisis period, with Mozumder, N., De Vita, G., and Larkin, C., Economic Issues, 20, 43-64 (2015) 

The effect of corporate governance on firm performance, with Emile, R., and Ragab, A., Asian Economic and Financial Review, 4, 1865-1877 (2014)​

The role of the exchange rate in tourism demand, with De Vita, G., Annals of Tourism Research, 43, 623-627 (2013) 

The impact of capital flows on developing countries: empirical exploration and research methodology, with Huq, M., and Tribe, M., European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences, 59, 114-125 (2013)

Does the choice of exchange rate regime affect the economic growth of developing countries?, with De Vita, G., Journal of Developing Areas, 45, 135-153 (2011)

Capital flows and growth in developing countries: a dynamic panel data analysis, with MacDonald, R., Oxford Development Studies, 37, 101-122 (2009)

Growth effects of FDI and portfolio investment to developing countries: a disaggregated analysis by income levels, with De Vita, G., Applied Economics Letters, 16, 277-283 (2009)

Determinants of foreign direct investment and portfolio flows to developing countries: a panel cointegration analysis, with De Vita, G., European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences, 13, 161-168 (2008)

Determinants of capital flows to developing countries: a structural VAR analysis, with De Vita, G., Journal of Economic Studies, 35, 304-322 (2008)

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