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Prof Ranko Jelic

Post:Professor of Finance (Accounting and Finance)

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UK:01273 872597
International:+44 1273 872597

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Ranko Jelic is Full Professor of Finance and Head of Finance subject group. He also leads Business Finance research group in the Business School. Ranko has been finance academic for more than twenty years, with teaching experience at several UK (LSE, Hull, BIrmingham) and overseas (EDHEC-Lille & Nice, Belgrade) universities. He was also teaching on executive MBA programmes in UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Mauritius. Ranko held various academic positions (e.g. School Director of Research, Head of Department, Director of Ph.D. programme, etc.) and served as external examiner on programmes delivered by universities (Imperial, Manchester, LSE, Cranfield) and professional bodies (Association of Certified Chartered Accountants). Twelve of his Ph.D. students took up academic positions at UK and overseas universities. He received University of Birmingham award for excellence in doctoral supervision. He was also a recipient of the World Bank (IBRD) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) scholarships for his postgraduate studies.

Ranko’s research interests include: corporate finance, European bond markets, insider trading, management buyouts, private equity,  banking, insurance and privatisation. He has published over thirty academic papers and contributions to research monographs and is consistently ranked among top 10% authors on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). Several of his papers featured on the SSRN’s Top Ten lists in area of Economics. Some of his publications were selected as showcase publications by journals (e.g. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting), and received the highest quality rating by ANBAR Electronic Intelligence.  He received research grants from UK Institute for Quantitative Investment Research (INQUIRE), Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), and African Development Bank (ADB). Ranko has presented papers at over thirty international conferences and received invitations to present at numerous universities, and international institutions. He is an associated editor of European Journal of Finance and elected board member of European Financial Management Association.