School of Business and Economics


Kavita Sirichand

Dr Kavita Sirichand

Senior Lecturer in Financial Economics

Kavita is a Senior Lecturer in Financial Economics in the School of Business and Economics. She has previously held positions as an Associate Lecturer at the University of Leicester and a Visiting Lecturer at Brunel University.

Kavita’s current research interests lie in the areas applied financial economics and macroeconomics.  Her current work is concerned with the term structure of interest rates, asset return predictability in the context of portfolio composition choice, density forecasting, forecast uncertainties and evaluation, and inflation persistence and dynamics.

Kavita teaches at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and currently teaches:

BSB027: Financial Markets and Derivatives Fundamentals

BSP052: Financial Theory and Policy

BSP435: Financial Trading

BSP432: Global Investment Analysis