Management conference

Associate Professor María Cantero Saiz

Associate Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Cantabria (Spain). I am also a researcher at Santander Financial Institute (SANFI).

Topic: monetary policy and bank lending during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Associate Professor María Cantero Saiz of Financial Economics at the University of Cantabria (Spain) and Researcher at Santander Financial Institute (SANFI), teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. After taking her B.S. in Business Management (2010) and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) (2011), she completed her Ph.D. in finance at the University of Cantabria (2015). Her research interests focus on banking, monetary policy, sovereign risk, corporate finance and sustainable finance. She has published many articles in prestigious scientific journals, such as Czech Journal of Economics and Finance (Finance a Uver); Journal of International Money and Finance; International Review of Economics and Finance; Finance Research Letters; Journal of Macroeconomics; Journal of Regulatory Economics; Journal of Asian Economics; Sustainability; Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; BRQ Business Research Quarterly; and E&M Economics and Management. She has also collaborated in several books, presented numerous papers at national and international conferences and received several awards for her research, such as “Doctoral Theses Santander Financial Institute Award (2016)” or Prize for the Best Presentation of the Finance Section in “International Conference on Applied Economics and Business (Amsterdam, 2017)”. She has taken part in numerous national and international research projects. She was visiting researcher at Norwich Business School (University of East Anglia) (2013-2014); Berlin School of Economics and Law (2017); and University of Palermo (2022-2023), and has been in charge of the University of Cantabria Classroom Debate to promote communicative skills among students since 2015.