Dr Seungho Lee

Dr Seungho Lee
Dr Seungho Lee

Dr Seungho Lee




Dr Seungho Lee is a Lecturer in Finance at the Business School. He has served as Leader of the Online MSc Finance Programme, Deputy Exams Officer, Academic Integrity Committee Panel at the school.


Seungho published several academic articles in peer-reviewed finance journals, including Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money, Journal of Asset Management, and Research in International Business and Finance, and serves as a reviewer for Finance Research Letters and Research in International Business and Finance. His research interest covers various topics in the discipline, including international investment, financial risk management, market efficiency and cryptocurrency.


He has done consulting works for a number of business firms and government organizations, including Select Sector SPDRs, Rakuten, Inc., Citrix Systems, Inc., and Middlebury College.


Please see Seungho's Curriculum Vitae (20210925_CV_Seungho.pdf) for more details.

Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships
  • Director of the Online MSc Finance Programme
  • Deputy Exams Officer
  • Representative of Finance Discipline on the Academic Integrity Panel


External Memberships
  • Lifetime Member of Beta Gamma Sigma (2019)

Prizes and Awards

  • Nominee for the Governor General’s Gold Medal (Canada / 2020)

Research Overview

Investment, FinTech (Cryptocurrencies), Risk Management, Market Efficiency, Behavioural Finance, International Finance

Research Areas



Research Specialisms

  • Finance
  • Investment
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Risk

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

Current Research

  • How Do Investors Interpret China’s Political Reform?: Empirical Evidence from the Chinese and U.S.Stock Markets (with Thomas Walker, Aoran Zhang, and Yunfei Zhao)
  • The Effects of Negative Interest Rate on Equity and Currency Exchange Markets (with Lorne N. Switzer)
  • The Effects of Short Sale Bans on Stabilization of European Equity Markets (Sole Authorship)


  • Professor Lorne N. Switzer (Concordia University, Montreal, Canada)
  • Professor Thomas J. Walker (Concordia University, Montreal, Canada)
  • Dr Jun Wang (Western University, London, Canada)
  • Dr Aoran Zhang (University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK) 
  • Dr Nabil El Meslmani (American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon)


My current supervision areas are: Finance.

  • Ms Sania Wadid (PhD) (2020 - Present)
  • 10 MSc Dissertations Every Year
  • 10 Undergraduate Dissertations Every Year

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Deputy Exams Officer
  • Academic Integrity Panel
  • Course Coordinator: BU5526 Portfolio Analysis and Management (2020/21)

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  • The COVID-19 Pandemic, Short Sale Ban, and Market Efficiency: Empirical Evidence from the European Equity Markets

    Lee, S.
    Journal of Asset Management
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Pricing Efficiency and Arbitrage in the Bitcoin Spot and Futures Markets

    Lee, S., Switzer, L., El Meslmani, N.
    Research in International Business and Finance, vol. 53, 101200
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • How Do Investors Interpret China’s Political Reforms?: Empirical Evidence from the Chinese and U.S. Stock Markets

    Lee, S., Walker, T., Zhang, A., Zhao, Y.
    Cross Country Perspectives in Finance Conference.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings
  • Risk, culture and investor behavior in small (but notorious) Eurozone countries

    Lee, S., Switzer, L., Wang, J.
    Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, vol. 60, pp. 89-110
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The Prelude to the Collapse of Bubble: Evidence of BitCoin Speculation

    Lee, S.
    Contributions to Conferences: Papers
  • Extreme risk and small investor behavior in developed markets

    Switzer, L. N., Wang, J., Lee, S.
    Journal of Asset Management, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 457–475
    Contributions to Journals: Articles


Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings

Contributions to Conferences

Contributions to Journals