baoying lai profile

Dr Baoying Lai

Senior Lecturer

Finance and Risk

Department of Business , Royal Docks School of Business and Law

Dr Baoying Lai is currently a senior lecturer in Finance and the course leader of MSc Finance and Risk programme at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law. She was also the course leader for MSc Financial Management and BSc Business Finance. Moreover, she supervises students.

Areas Of Interest

  • Foreign exchange rates
  • Pricing behaviour of international goods
  • Time series
  • GARCH-type models
  • Environmental disclosure
  • Carbon performance
  • Corporate governance
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Dr. Baoying Lai is currently a senior lecturer at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law. Baoying obtained her PhD in Finance from Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham having previously achieved an Associate Certificate in Teaching and Leaning in Higher Education and MSc in Financial Management & Control. Baoying also holds Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from the University of East London and is a Fellow Member of Higher Education Authority (HEA) in the UK. Prior to joining University of East London, Baoying had several years' teaching and research experiences in Aston Business School, UK.  Baoying is the Course Leader for MSc Finance and Risk programme, which is accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI). Baoying's research interests are specifically focused on foreign exchange rates, pricing behaviour of international goods, environmental disclosure, carbon performance and corporate governance.


Most Recent Research
- Carbon disclosure, emission intensity and cost of equity capital: multi-country evidence.

Previous Research
- Pricing of foreign exchange rate and interest rate risks using short and long horizon returns


Most Recent Publication

  • Joseph, N., Chen, S., Winifred Huang and Lai, B (2021). "Pricing of foreign exchange rate and interest rate risks using short to long horizon returns." The European Journal of Finance, ABS 3*

Previous Publications

  • Lai. B. and Joseph, N. (2014) "Modelling Foreign Exchange Rate Pass-Through using the Exponential GARCH", Analytical Approaches to Strategic Decision-Making: Interdisciplinary Considerations, Chapter 8, pp139-190.
  • Lai. B. and Joseph, N. (2012) "Pricing-to-Market Using EGARCH-Error Correction Model", International journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, 3(1), pp1-59.
  • Fry, J. M., Lai, B., and Rhodes, M. (2011a) "The interdependence of coffee spot and futures markets." Infer Working Paper 2011.1 
  • Lai, B. and Joseph, N.L. (2010) "Pricing-to-market and the volatility of UK Export Prices", Applied Financial Economics, 20(18), PP1441-1460. ABS 2*


Subject Areas


  • Postgraduate programme: International Finance and Securities, Risk Management in Banking and Corporate Finance, Applied Business Project
  • Undergraduate programme: International Economics, Fundamentals of Business Accounting, Business Statistics and Data Analysis