Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Diemo Dietrich

Senior Lecturer in Financial Economics and Deputy Head of Economics Subject Group


Research Interests

Financial stability, banking, bank regulation, and monetary policy.

Research networks

London FIT network.


2008 Habilitation / venia legendi (Economics), MLU Halle-Wittenberg

2001 Doctorate (Economics), U Leipzig

1997 Diplom-Volkswirt (equivalent to MSc Economics), CAU Kiel.


since 09/2012: Newcastle University Business School, Senior Lecturer in Financial Economics.  

06/2008–08/2012: IWH-Halle Institute for Economic Research, Head of Research Group.  

03/2006–05/2008: IWH-Halle Institute for Economic Research, Senior Economist.  

03/2002–02/2006: IWH-Halle Institute for Economic Research, Economist.  

03/1997–02/2002: Institute for Theoretical Economics, U Leipzig, Research and Teaching Assistant.

PhD students

Diemo Dietrich invites PhD applications in the field of (Theory of) Financial Intermediation, with a particular focus on Financial Stability and Banking Regulation. Applicants with a strong background in economics and evidence of a good knowledge in economic theory, especially microeconomics, are particularly welcome.


Monika Bucher, MLU Halle-Wittenberg (June 2014), Stiftung Geld und Währung Doctoral Scholarship, initial placement after completion: Deutsche Bundesbank.

Daniel Heddergott, MLU Halle-Wittenberg (June 2016), Volkswagen Financial Services.

Jaffar Mohammed Ahmed Naser (October 2016), Al Baraka Banking Group.

Current student:

William Berry, NUBS (final year), Peter and Norah Lomas PhD Scholarships in Economics.

Current administrative services

since 2014: Deputy Head, Economics group, NU Business School.

since 2014: Board of Studies Economics, Chair, NU Business School.

Ad-hoc Referee

Oxford University Press, Palgrave (2), Journal of Financial Intermediation (3), Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Stability (2), International Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Small Business Economics, Journal of Business Research, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (2), Journal of Macroeconomics, Manchester School, Japan and the World Economy (2), Empirica,  Kredit \& Kapital, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik.


Links, Mendeley, ResearchGate, SSRN, RePEc

Work in progress

My current research spans three topics. One is about liquidty provision by banks and implications for financial stability and regulation. Another is about loan supply of financially constrained banks. The final topic is about the role of money and monetary policy when credit conditions are tight.


NU Business School Strategic Fund, 2016, £2,500 (pump-prime grant) 

NU Business School Research Fund, 2016, £1,000 (research grant)

NU Faculty Research Development, 2014-15, £3,000 (research group funding)

Leverhulme Trust, 2013-15, PI £5,202 (research grant)

Oxford Analytica Ltd, 2013, £8,300 (consultancy)

gtz - Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit, 2012, €1,200 (consultancy)

Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, 2011, PI, €2,480 (research grant)

Deutsche Bundesbank, 2010, €500 (conference grant)

gtz - Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit, 2010, PI, €12,500 (research grant)

Stiftung Geld und Währung, 2009-13, PI, €1.5m (research and doctoral training programme)

Deutsche Bundesbank, 2008, €500 (conference grant)

Deutsche Bundesbank, 2007, €500 (conference grant)

Deutsche Bundesbank, 2005, €500 (conference grant)

Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, 2004, PI, €5,400 (research grant)

Deutsche Bundesbank, 2004, €500 (conference grant)

Stiftung Geld und Währung, 2003, PI, €2,500 (research grant: workshop)

Stiftung Geld und Währung, 2004, PI, €2,500 (research grant: workshop)


Current teaching:

  • ECO3006 Economics of Banking (module leader)
  • ECO3007 Financial Stability (module leader, temporarily suspended)
  • NBS8204 Central Banking (module leader)
  • NBS8559 Contract Theory (module leader)

Previous teaching:

  • PhD: Financial Systems
  • PGT: Microeconomics of Banking, Monetary Institutions, Advanced Monetary Economics, Economics of Exchange Rates, Inflation Theory, Money Credit & Banking, Financial Derivatives, Financial Theory and Corporate Policy
  • UG:Corporate Finance, Monetary Economics, Eco101, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics  

Dissertation Topics:

  • UG: Banking and Financial Stability (requirement: ECO3006), Central Banking and Monetary Economics (requirement: ECO3010)
  • PG: Central Banking and Monetary Economics (requirement: NBS8204)

Feedback, Guidance and Consultation Hours:

In general, students can make appointments for meetings on

  • Wednesday, 10:00-12:00
  • Thursday, 11:00-12:00

Meetings will take place in NUBS 7.21 unless otherwise agreed. Please contact Diemo by email at least 2 days in advance to book an appointment. In certain cases, other times can be mutually agreed.