Marcel Lukas

Assistant Professor in Finance

Dr Marcel Lukas, Assistant Professor in Finance at Heriot-Watt Business, is an expert in Fintech and financial inclusion. His work on household finance is covered by outlets such as the Financial Times and BBC News. Marcel is a frequent speaker on international conferences and currently leads several projects on the impact of financial technology on inequality and spending biases.

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Dr Marcel Lukas, Assistant Professor in Finance at Heriot-Watt Business, is an expert in Fintech and financial inclusion. His work on household finance is covered by outlets such as the Financial Times and BBC News. Marcel is a frequent speaker on international conferences and currently leads several projects on the impact of financial technology on inequality and spending biases.

Research Paper

Consumer Spending Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Assessment of Great Britain – Research Paper No. 87

Since the first death in China in early January 2020, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread across the globe, dominated the news headlines and led to fundamental changes in the health, social, political and economic landscape. In this paper, we examine consumer spending responses to the onset and spread of COVID-19, and subsequent government imposed lockdown in Great Britain, GB (England, Scotland, Wales).

Associated Themes
  • COVID-19
  • Finance