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Professor Damian Damianov

Professor in Economics and Finance

Diplom, PhD

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Professor in Economics and Finance in the Business SchoolMHL 141+44 (0) 191 33 45528


Damian Damianov is a Professor of Economics and Finance, the PhD Lead for Finance, and the Director of the MSc Finance programme. He earned his PhD from the University of Heidelberg in 2006. Prior to joining Durham University in 2013 he was an Associate Professor at the University of Texas - Pan American (UTPA was consolidated to form UTRGV). 

His current research is in real estate and household finance. He has published on topics such as the dynamics of house prices and the emergence and collapse of house price bubbles. He also currently works on issues such as housing affordability policy evaluation, home ownership, and household wealth management. 

He is currently teaching Real Estate Finance for undergraduate students and Global Financial Institutions and Markets for DBA students. In previous years he also taught Advanced Financial Theory, and Derivative Markets on the MSc Finance programme. 

Research interests

  • Financial Economics
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Household Finance
  • Microeconomic Theory


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