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Prof Ranko Jelic

Post:Professor of Finance (Accounting and Finance)

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 872597
International:+44 1273 872597

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Ranko is Professor of Finance and he leads Business Finance (BF) research group and convenes PhD Finance programme in the Business School. His research interests include: corporate and SME finance, European bond markets, IPOs, insider trading, private equity, and regulation of banks and insurance firms. 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) by number of citations and paper downloads. His papers featured on the SSRN’s Top Ten lists in areas of Economics, Econometrics, Law and Finance, Corporate Governance, etc. With more than 1,000 citations his Google Scholar i10 and h-index are 22 and 16 respectively. 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. Ranko's work has been commented on and referenced in the Financial Times and other media outlets. He received research grants from UK Institute for Quantitative Investment Research (INQUIRE), Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), and African Development Bank (ADB). 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 has teaching experience at several UK (LSE, Hull, BIrmingham) and overseas (EDHEC-Lille & Nice, Belgrade) universities. He was also teaching on executive MBA and DBA programmes in UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Mauritius. Twelve of his PhD students took up academic positions at UK and overseas universities. He received University of Birmingham award for excellence in doctoral supervision. He held various academic positions (e.g. School Director of Research, Head of Department, Director of PhD programme, etc.) and served as external examiner on programmes delivered by universities (Imperial, Manchester, LSE, Cranfield) and professional bodies (Association of Certified Chartered Accountants). Ranko is an associated editor of the European Journal of Finance and elected board member of European Financial Management Association.







PhD Finance Convenor

Head of Business Finance (BF) research group