Mary-Paz Arrieta-Paredes

Dr Mary-Paz Arrieta-Paredes BSc, MSc, PhD Economics

Dr Mary-Paz Arrieta-Paredes
BSc, MSc, PhD Economics

Lecturer in International Business

Department of International Business and Economics

Faculty of Business


Dr Mary-Paz Arrieta-Paredes is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). She graduated with both an MSc and PhD from the University of Essex; her doctoral specialism is strategic investment under uncertainty (a real options application), which involves the areas of Financial Economics and Industrial Economics. After working for 10 years as Financial Analyst and Financial Coordinator, she returned to academia carrying out research in inter-organisational learning, performance and valuation. Dr Arrieta-Paredes' current research focus is on the investment and financing of SMEs, and their interplay with public policies at both UK and international levels.

Teaching courses on the following areas:

Quantitative Methods

Applied Econometrics

Financial Economics

Business Research

Business and policy-making applications addressing (but not limited) to:

The investment and financing of SMEs

Current project: The financing of European SMEs


Arrieta-Paredes, Mary-Paz and Cronin, Bruce (2016), "Exponential random graph models for management research: a case study of executive recruitment", European Management Journal. ISSN 0263-2373 (In Press) (doi:10.1016/j.emj.2016.08.002)

Arrieta-Paredes, M-P. (2012), "Can economic knowledge be created in classroom? Some insights from epistemologically-oriented interaction analysis: Mathematical registers and metacognitive skills", International Journal of Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education (IJCDSE), Vol.3, Issue 4.

Arrieta-Paredes, M-P. (2007), "The timing of Capacity Expansion Investments in Oligopoly under Demand Uncertainty", Investment Management and Financial Innovations, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 40-55.

Book chapters

Arrieta-Paredes, M-P and B. Cronin (2014), 'A social network analysis of managerial migrations: The case of large companies in the United Kingdom', in Meir Russ Ed., Value Creation, Reporting, and Signalling for Human Capital and Human Assets: Building the Foundation for a Multi-Disciplinary, Multi-Level Theory, Chapter 5, pp. 143-178, Palgrave-MacMillan.

Research papers

Arrieta-Paredes, M-P, Coca-Stefaniak, A. and A. Hallworth, "The financing of wholesale and retail trade in Eurozone SMEs during the financial crisis", Working Paper (CGRA – FBG).

Arrieta-Paredes, M-P and B. Cronin (2017), "Managerial performance transfers across industries and executive recruitment in large UK firms ". Under review at Human Performance (HHUP-2017-0001)

Arrieta-Paredes, M-P. (2004), "The timing of capacity expansions as barriers to mobility in the United Kingdom's petroleum refining industry between 1948 and 1998", MPRA-REPEC Paper 32231.

Arrieta-Paredes, M-P. (2004), "Capacity Expansion timing patterns in the United Kingdom's petroleum refining industry between 1948 and 1998", MPRA-REPEC Paper 32239.

Research reports

Maras, P., Moon, A. & M-P Arrieta-Paredes (2015), "Evaluating and disseminating best practise in relation to the Greenlights project: A collaboration between Greenwich Mencap and the University of Greenwich", The Research Centre for Children, Schools & Families University of Greenwich. Project Sponsored by Health Education South London.

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