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Salford Business School

Dr Dalu Zhang

Lecturer in Economics


I joined Salford Business School as a Lecturer in Economics in 2015. Prior to that, I worked in Loughborough University and University of East Anglia. I was awarded PhD in Economics by University of East Anglia. I am a Financial Economist and Econometrician, whose research interests lie in Time series analysis, Forecasting, Copula methods, Volatility forecasting and Term structure of interest rates.


29435 Domestic and International Money (Undergraduate)

35546 Microeconomics Analysis (Seminars)

Research Interests

Financial Economics and Financial Econometrics, especially in Time series analysis; Forecasting; Copulas; Volatility forecasting; Term structure of interest rates.


Qualifications and Memberships

PhD in Economics (University of East Anglia)

MSc in Banking and Finance (Loughborough University)

BSc in Economics (Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China)


Dalu Zhang (2014), “Vine copulas and applications to the European Union sovereign debt analysis”, International Review of Financial Analysis, 36, pp 46-56