Francisco Pinto is lecturer in finance at the Alliance Manchester Business School. He joined the School in 2017 as a Ph.D. researcher. After his doctoral studies, Francisco started his current position as a lecturer. Previous to his Ph.D., Francisco performed as an economist at the Monetary Policy Division of the Central Bank of Chile.
Fields of interest
- International finance
- Time-series econometrics
Current working papers
- Financial advisory firms, asset reallocation and price pressure in the FOREX market
- Asymptotic dependence and exchange rate forecasting
- Commodity market spillovers? Revisiting the impact on financial markets.
- I am currently available to supervise M.Sc. dissertations. The main topic I supervise corresponds to the impact of monetary policy decisions and asset prices.
- Some examples of dissertations supervised in previous years: “Unexpected monetary policy changes and equity markets”, “Unconventional monetary policy and equity prices”, and “Monetary policy in China and its effect on the stock market”.
Experience as a lecturer at the Alliance Manchester Business School:
- International Finance (BMAN30060)
- Investment analysis (BMAN20072)
- Financial decision-making (BMAN10522)
- Empirical Finance (BMAN30190)
Experience as a teaching assistant at the University of Manchester
- Quantitative methods (undergraduate)
- Advisor/estimation support to student writing thesis (both undergraduate and graduate)
- Introductory econometrics (graduate)
- Macroeconomics (undergraduate)
Previous teaching experience
- Macroeconomics (lecturer, University of Santiago, Chile)
- Econometrics (lecturer, SEK University, Chile)
Presentation in international conferences
- IFABS, University of Naples Federico II (Naples, Italy, 2022)
- EFMA, Campus Bio-Medico University (Rome, Italy, 2022)
- EFMA conference, The University of Leeds (Leeds, UK, 2021)
- EFMA PhD student seminar, The University of Leeds (Leeds, UK, 2021)
- Research and Policy Seminars, Central Bank of Chile (Santiago, Chile, 2014, 2021)
- Chilean Economic Society [SECHI], annual meeting (Viña del Mar, Chile, 2014, 2015)
Awards and scholarships
- Teaching Excellence, Alliance MBS, The University of Manchester, UK (2022)
- Ph.D. scholarship, ANID (former CONICYT), Chile (2020)
- Ph.D. scholarship, Alliance MBS, The University of Manchester, UK (2017)
- M.Sc. scholarship, Central Bank of Chile (2016)
- Contreras, G. and Pinto, F., (2016) “Exchange rate pass-through to disaggregate inflation in Chile”, Journal Economía Chilena, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 154–170.
- Contreras, G. and Pinto, F., (2015) “Vulnerability to changes in external financing due to global factors”, Journal Economía Chilena, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 98–119.
- Contreras, G. and Pinto, F., (2015) “Empirical evidence of conditional convergence in Chile”, Journal Economía Chilena, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 120–137.
PhD Finance, The University of Manchester
17 Sep 2017 → 31 Dec 2021
Award Date: 6 May 2022
MSc Finance and Business Economics, The University of Manchester
Award Date: 12 Dec 2017
Bachelor of Economics, Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Award Date: 29 Sep 2009
Central Bank of Chile
2 Nov 2010 → 31 Aug 2016
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