Dr Mohamed Kamara
About Dr Mohamed Kamara
Dr Mohamed Kamara joined Leeds Beckett University in 2003. Before that he was a freelance lecturer in Accounting and Auditing at Financial Training Company in Leeds. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Leeds in 2015. Dr Kamara is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate include: Corporate Finance, International Finance, Financial Management, International Business Finance and dissertation supervision. He is also the postgraduate dissertation coordinator and the local research ethics coordinator (LREC) for the school of Accounting and Finance. He taught Corporate Finance in China for a number of years. Mohamed was acting head of the Department of Accounting and Finance at the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM), University of Sierra Leone (USL) where he taught for seven years. During this period he taught a number of subjects including Financial Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, Financial Management, Auditing at undergraduate and professional courses such as ACCA, CIB/ACIB, ICSA and AAT. In 1997/98 Dr Kamara worked as an Accountant for Action Contre La Faim, an international NGO in Sierra Leone.
Mohamed’s PhD thesis is on the Proposed Currency Union of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) but given his diversified expertise, his research interests go beyond this. His research interests therefore include Finance, Economic and Monetary Union, stock markets and exchange rate volatility, International Finance and International Economics.
Dr Kamara is currently working on research papers, for publication, in the following topics:
- A cluster analysis of the proposed Monetary Union in ECOWAS
- The role of migration in a monetary union: Assessing the effectiveness and implications for West Africa
- Assessing the Impact of Demographic Change on the UK Household Saving Rates