Nicholas Lash

Professor, Quinlan School of Business, Loyola (Chicago) University

Nicholas Lash is a professor of economics at the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola (Chicago) University.


  • PhD, Economics, Wayne State University, 1971

  • MA, Economics, Wayne State University, 1967

  • BA, Economics, Wayne State University, 1962

Research Interests

  • Corruption and Economic and Finance Development

  • Minority Banking

  • Financial intermediation and economic development
  • Microfinance
  • Social Entrepreneurship

Professional Associations

  • Midwest Finance Association

Professional Activities

  • Have Refereed for:

  • Journal of Economic Asymmetries

  • Journal of Developing Areas

  • Journal of Money, Credit and Banking

  • Journal of Economics and Business

  • Quarterly Journal of Business Economics

  • Accounting and Business Research

  • Journal of Economics
  • Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship


  • John F. Kennedy – William Fulbright Scholar in Economics and Finance, National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand (June to October 1988)

  • Undergraduate Business Faculty of the Year Awards: (teaching excellence)

    Loyola University Chicago (April 1981, April 1992, and April 1998)

  • MBA outstanding Faculty (teaching excellence), Loyola University (May 2001 and May 1982)

  • Fulbright-Hays Research Aboard Award (Summer 1980)

Courses Taught

  • FINC 347. Financial Institutions

  • FINC 332. Business Finance

  • FINC 450. Financial Management

  • FINC 456. Management of Financial Institutions

  • FINC 552. Financial Institutions (Bangkok)

Research Listings

Refereed Articles

Lash, N. A. “Corruption in Thailand: An International Perspective.” International Journal of Applied Economics and Econometrics, 18.2 (2010). 166-162.

Lash, Nicholas. , “Asymmetric Finance: Issues in Micro Finance.” Journal of Asymmetric Economics, 5. 1 (2008).

Lash, Nicholas. & Batavia, B. “Government Economic Policies and Corruption.” Journal of International Finance and Economics, 3. 3 (2006). 18-25.

Lash, Nicholas. , “Black-Owned Banks: A Survey of Issues.” Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 10. 2 (2005).

Nicholas Lash Contributions

March 5, 2014
  • Taxes
  • Economy
  • Government Spending

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