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  • 657 Citations
  • 10 h-Index

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Research Interests

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


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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Research Output

  • 657 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 26 Article
  • 2 Chapter

In search of stock repurchases determinants in listed Indonesian firms during regulatory changes

Moin, A., Guney, Y. & El kalak, I., Aug 2020, In : Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. 176, p. 145-165 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Is corporate hedging always beneficial? A theoretical and empirical analysis

    Ahmed, H., Fairchild, R. & Guney, Y., 3 Jul 2020, In : The European Journal of Finance. (In-press), p. 1-35 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The effects of board structure on corporate performance: Evidence from East African frontier markets

    Guney, Y., Karpuz, A. & Komba, G., 30 Apr 2020, In : Research in International Business and Finance. 53, 101222.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The impact of governmental intervention on the association between initial public offering and future stock issuance

    Guney, Y., Gounopoulos, D., Leng, J. & Patsika, V., 9 Mar 2020, In : British Journal of Management. (In-press), p. (In-press)

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Why do some merger and acquisitions deals fail? A global perspective

    Attah-Boakye, R., Guney, Y., Hernandez-Perdomo, E. & Mun, J., 18 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Finance and Economics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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