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Dr. Zara Canbary

Dr Nidhi Chaturvedi
Senior Lecturer and Programme Coordinator, Faculty of Business Management 

Telephone: +971 4 6050260


Dr. Zara Canbary's academic journey has been a rewarding exploration, marked by significant achievements. As a Visiting Researcher at Brunel University London, she was engaged in economic research, while her affiliation with the American Economic Association reflects her dedication to global economic discourse.

She earned a PhD in Economics with distinction at Brunel University London, complemented by a First-Class Honors degree in Finance and Accounting, along with a Higher Education Teaching Certificate.

Before that, she pursued a Master's in International Business with Distinctions at the Australian University of Wollongong, after earning a Bachelor's degree in Business Economics with Distinctions from the University of Greenwich, London.

Her commitment to excellence is evident through accolades like the Teaching Excellence Award in 2018 and the Research Excellence Award in 2019, recognizing her contributions to the Bank of England feasibility reports. Collaborating with prestigious institutions, including the Bank of England and HM Treasury, has enriched her research portfolio and deepened her understanding of real-world economic challenges, reinforcing her dedication to impactful contributions in the field of economics.

With over 14 years of teaching experience, Dr. Zara brings a wealth of knowledge to the classroom, reinforcing her dedication to impactful contributions in the field of economics and finance.

  1. PhD, Economics, Brunel University London, UK, 2015
  2. Higher Education Teaching Certificate, Brunel University London, UK, 2014
  3. BSc Finance and Accounting, Brunel University London, UK, 2012
  4. MSc International Business, Australian University of Wollongong, Australia, 2005
  5. BSc (Hons), Business and Economics, University of Greenwich, London, UK, 2002
  • Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Applied Micro-econometrics
  • Behavioural economics
  • Household consumption behaviour
  • Time series analysis
  • Empirical finance
  • Working Capitals and profitability: Evidence from budget airlines, 2022
  • UK Households Consumption Response to Unanticipated Changes in Income: Gambling Gains, 2020
  • Marginal Propensity to Consume, UK households with Different Socio-Economic Status, 2019
  • UK Household Consumption Changes and Confidence Index, 2019