Jonathan A. Batten is the CIMB-UUM Chair Professor in Banking and Finance at University Utara Malaysia. Prior to this position he worked as a Professor in Finance at the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Monash University and Seoul National University, Korea. He is the managing editor of Elsevier’s highly ranked Emerging Markets Review, and Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions and Money, and co-editor of Finance Research Letters.
Jonathan’s research crosses several disciplines: in the business area he has published in journals used by the Financial Times for ranking business schools (e.g. Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and the Journal of International Business Studies). In addition, he has also published work in leading journals in applied mathematics (e.g. Chaos and Physica A), in environmental studies (Energy Economics, Energy Policy and Resources Policy), and importantly in economic policy (e.g. Applied Economics and the World Bank Research Observer). His current research focus is based on assessing the impact to financial markets of the expected worldwide shift to renewable energy.