Aydin Ozkan


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Aydin Ozkan joined the University of Huddersfield in 2018 as Professor and Head of Accountancy, Finance and Economics.

He was formerly Professor of Finance in The Bradford University Management School (2014-2018); Professor of Financial Management in the Hull University Business School (2007-2014). He has also held previous positions at Brunel, Durham and York. His first degree was in Economics. Having completed an MSc in Project Analysis, Finance and Investment, he gained his PhD on corporate bankruptcies and capital structure decisions of firms in 1996. Prior to his PhD he also worked as a financial analyst at Etibank, in Turkey. He is also Visiting Professor in the Macroeconomic and Finance Research Group at EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey, in Mexico.

Research Expertise and Interests

Professor Ozkan's primary interests lie in the field of empirical corporate finance, and encorporate topics such as finance and finance economics, corporate investment, governance & ownership structure, and managerial compensation.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Corporate Investment
  • Capital Structure
  • Dividend Policy
  • Cash Holdings Policies
  • Corporate Governance
  • Ownership Structure
  • Managerial Compensation
  • Agency Conflicts W/in Corporations
  • Economics of Insolvency Procedures
  • Corporate Bankruptcies
  • Insider Trading
  • Earnings Management
  • Accounting Conservatism

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Research Output 2000 2019

Open Access
Institutional ownership
Accounting conservatism
Emerging markets

Is conservative reporting attractive to foreign institutional investors? Evidence from an emerging market

Yildiz, Y., Karan, M. B. & Ozkan, A., 13 Aug 2019, In : European Journal of Finance. 25, 12, p. 1099-1121 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Institutional investors
Emerging markets
Asymmetric information
Institutional ownership

Pricing of time-varying illiquidity within the Eurozone: Evidence using a Markov switching liquidity-adjusted capital asset pricing model

Grillini, S., Ozkan, A., Sharma, A. & Al Janabi, M., Jul 2019, In : International Review of Financial Analysis. 64, p. 145-158 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Markov switching
Euro zone

Supply-side factors, CEO overconfidence and zero-leverage policy

Ebrahimi, T., Gupta, J. & Ozkan, A., 24 Oct 2019, In : International Journal of Finance and Economics. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chief executive officer
Supply side

What happened to the willingness of companies to invest after the financial crisis? Evidence from Latin American Countries.

Ozkan, A., Santillán-Salgado, R. J., Yildiz, Y. & Vega Zavala, M. D. R., 29 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Financial Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Latin American countries
Financial crisis