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 

Constrained Fixed Sample Search (with R. Bonilla) - Economics Bulletin (2020)

Beauty Premium and Marriage Premium in Search equilibrium (with R. Bonilla and J. Wildman) - International Economic Review (2019)

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

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

Marriage Premium with Heterogeneous Productivity (with R. Bonilla and J. Wildman)

A Comment on Nash Bargaining with Rigid Wages

Perfect Sequential Equilibrium in Signalling Games - a Comment.

Good Bad Lemons.

Divorce and Marriage Premium (with R. Bonilla)

Gender Wage Gap and Turnover Differences with Endogenous Outside Offers

A Note on Perfect Sequential Equilibrium in Signalling Games

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)