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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 Jelic is Full Professor of Finance. He is  convening PhD Finance programme and leads Business Finance (BF) research group in the Business School. Ranko has 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 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). 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.

Ranko’s research interests include: corporate and SME finance, European bond markets, IPOs, insider trading, management buyouts, private equity,  regulation of banks and insurance firms. He has published over thirty academic papers and contributions to research monographs and is consistently ranked among top 3% 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. 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 was also a recipient of the World Bank (IBRD) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) scholarships for his postgraduate studies. He has presented papers at over thirty international conferences and received invitations to present at numerous universities, and international institutions. Ranko is an associated editor of European Journal of Finance and elected board member of European Financial Management Association.






PhD Finance Convenor

Head of Business Finance (BF) research group