School of Business and Economics


Leyla Mammadova

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Doctoral Researcher in Economics

Leyla is doing her PhD at Loughborough University with full studentship. Prior to joining Loughborough family, she studied MSc in Finance and Investment in Bristol University. Leyla’s PhD topic is about Peer-to-Peer Lending and its risk assessment.

She also had two years' experience at Central Bank of Azerbaijan Republic as Financial Researcher.

Research Interest:

  • Financial Stability
  • Risk Management
  • Credit Markets
  • Banking Capital
  • Financial Regulation
  • Behavioural Finance



  • Prof Alistair Milne
  • Dr Karligash Glass


Thesis Title/Topic:

'Credit Risk Modelling of Peer-to-Peer Lending'


Featured Publications:

  • Mammadova, L., Mammadova, A., Mammadov, F. and Yusifzade, L., 2016. Determinants of depositors’ behaviour: Heterogeneous panel estimates.