Laura Muncey

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Faculty:Faculty of Business and Law

School:Economics, Finance and Law

Location: Chelmsford, Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Business, management and leadership , Economics , International Business

Laura's background is in Investment Banking before moving in to the Higher Education sector. Her primary interests are based around financial economics and Women in HE. She is also leading on the departments Outreach. Email Laura


Laura was appointed as Senior Lecturer in Economics at ARU in October 2022. She graduated from the University of Greenwich with BSc Economics and MSc Business and Financial Economics with distinction and is currently working towards her PhD in Economics at the University of Greenwich.

Prior to joining ARU, Laura held several roles with the University of Greenwich in student recruitment and research and enterprise before moving into a full time academic role. She was also the module leader for several modules and the Programme Leader for the MBA International Business, the largest programme in the Business School.

Prior experience includes dissertation supervision for both undergraduates and postgraduates as well as designing and delivering a variety of modules to students of many different educational backgrounds and level of study. These included financial economics and mathematics for economics for both the university and partner institutions overseas.

Research interests

Laura is currently working on her PhD with the research topic of 'Early warning systems for banking crisis with the inclusion of corporate governance'. Laura's research interests centre on economics and finance, corporate finance, banking and finance and corporate governance. Other research areas of interest are:

  • Women in economics
  • Banking regulations
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial sector
  • Policy matters
  • Time series econometrics (theory and applied)
  • Cross sectional and panel data econometrics (theory and applied)



  • Global business environment and international strategy


  • Contemporary issues in international management
  • Postgraduate major project (dissertation supervision)


  • BSc (Hons) Economics, University of Greenwich
  • MSc Business and Financial Economics, University of Greenwich

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Certified management and business educator (CMBE), Chartered Association of Business Schools
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK
  • Member of the Institute of Leadership and Management
  • Royal Economics Society, Member
  • PGR Reviewer for Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching

Recent presentations and conferences

Laura has presented her PhD research at PhD student conferences at the University of Greenwich