Aydin Ozkan


  • 1170 Citations
  • 13 h-Index

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Personal profile


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

  • 1170 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 23 Article
  • 1 Chapter
Open Access
  • 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., 1 Jun 2020, In : Journal of Financial Research. 43, 2, p. 231-262 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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

    Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    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