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Gueorgui Kolev


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  • 20 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
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Research Interests

Corporate Finance and Governance, Executive Compensation, Behavioral Finance,  Behavioral Decision Making, Empirical Asset Pricing,  Empirical Macro Finance, Econometrics, Forecasting, Policy Evaluation.


Gueorgui Kolev joined EFA in September 2019 as an Associate Professor in Economics. He is an Associate Editor of the refereed journal the Economics Bulletin. Gueorgui obtained his PhD in Economics, Finance and Management from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, in 2009.  Prior to this appointment, Gueorgui held the positions of a Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Economics at Middlesex University London, Assistant Professor in Finance at EDHEC Business School, Lille/Nice, France, and LSE Teaching Fellow in Finance at London School of Economics.  His research interests are in the fields of Corporate Finance and Governance, Executive Compensation, Behavioural Finance, Behavioural Decision Making, Empirical Asset Pricing, Empirical Macro Finance, Econometrics, Forecasting, and Policy Evaluation. Gueorgui has published his research in the refereed journals Journal of Banking & Finance, European Journal of Finance, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Economics Letters, Kyklos, Interfaces, Economics Bulletin and Journal of Behavioral Finance.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Finance and Management, Doctorate, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona

Economics, Finance and Management , MSc, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona

Economics , MA, Charles University

Economics , MA, University of National and World Economy

Economics , Degree, University of National and World Economy

External positions

External MSc Dissertations supervisor, Cardiff University


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Competitive environment Business & Economics
Gender differences Business & Economics
Savings Business & Economics
National Hockey League Business & Economics
Cheating Business & Economics
Predictability Business & Economics
Underperformance Business & Economics
Equity premium Business & Economics

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Research Output 2015 2019

  • 20 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 4 Article

Financial literacy and voluntary savings for retirement: novel causal evidence

Cupák, A., Kolev, G. & Brokešová, Z., 2019, In : The European Journal of Finance. 25, 16, p. 1606-1625 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Financial literacy
Pension scheme
Central and Eastern European countries
4 Citations (Scopus)

Gender differences in cheating: Loss vs. gain framing

Ezquerra, L., Kolev, G. & Rodriguez-Lara, I., Feb 2018, In : Economics Letters. 163, p. 46-49 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Gender differences
Financial incentives
3 Citations (Scopus)

Out-of-sample equity premium predictability and sample split–invariant inference

Kolev, G. & Karapandza, R., Nov 2017, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 84, p. 188-201 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Equity premium
13 Citations (Scopus)

Decision Making and Underperformance in Competitive Environments: Evidence from the National Hockey League

Kolev, G., Pina, G. & Todeschini, F., Feb 2015, In : Kyklos. 68, 1, p. 65-80 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Decision making
National Hockey League
Competitive environment
Decision Making