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Yilmaz Guney


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    Professor Guney welcomes applications in the fields of corporate finance and corporate governance.

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    He specifically examines the financing decisions of non-financial companies. Professor Guney has extensively investigated how a business chooses between long-term and short-term debt; between share capital and loan capital; between public debt and private debt as well as how companies determine their cash holdings. He has been working on the association of firm performance with investment inefficiencies and with CEO compensation; corporate hedging decisions; interrelations among corporate social, environmental and financial performance; the impact of managerial overconfidence on financial and financing decisions in a behavioural corporate finance context. Professor Guney’s research interests further include corporate ownership structure, corporate payout policies (cash dividends, share repurchases), the joint analysis of capital expenditure and R&D investments, success rate of mergers &acquisitions deals, cost of capital, market timing, alternative corporate governance quality measures, and the link between IPOs and SEOs.

    Education/Academic qualification

    Finance, Doctorate, University of Durham


    Award Date: 13 Dec 2002

    Finance, MSc, University of Durham


    Economics, Middle East Technical University


    External positions

    Associate editor, Uongozi Journal of Management and Development Dynamics (Tanzania)

    2020 → …

    Visiting Scholar, Istanbul Medeniyet University

    2019 → …

    External examiner, University of York


    Regional (European) Editor: International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance

    2008 → …


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