Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Francis Kiraly

Lecturer in Economics



At Newcastle University since August 2003.


PhD Economics (University of Essex)

Previous Positions

Lecturer in Economics - Keele University (2002-2003)
Teaching Fellow - University of Essex (2001-2002)


Royal Economic Society

Econometric Society

Search and Matching (SaM) Group

Society of Economics of the Household (SEHO)


Research Interests

Economic Theory

Game Theory

Search Theory

Labour Economics

Current Work 

Beauty Premium and Marriage Premium in Search equilibrium (with R. Bonilla and J. Wildman)

Marriage Premium and Class (with R. Bonilla and J. Wildman).

Constrained sequential job search. (with R. Bonilla)

Perfect Sequential Equilibrium in Signalling Games - a Comment.

Investment in Education with Frictional Labour and Marriage Markets. (with R. Bonilla)

Marriage wage premium with divorce in a frictional labour market. (with R. Bonilla).

Good Bad Lemons.

On employment contracts with endogenous on-the-job search.


Undergraduate Teaching

ECO3001 Advanced Microeconomics

ECO3032 Game Theory

ECO2017 Mathematical Economics

Postgraduate Teaching

Strategic Foundations of General Equilibrium (PhD course)