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Dr Yilmaz Guney

Reader in Accounting and Finance

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • Business School

Qualifications

  • BSc
  • MSc (Durham University)
  • PhD (Durham University)

Summary

Yilmaz Guney is a reader, deputy head of the accounting and finance subject group, and programme leader for the MSc in Financial Management at Hull University Business School. He was formerly a lecturer at the University of Surrey's Management School for five years. His first degree is in economics, with an MSc and PhD in finance. He has worked on consulting projects for companies including QCi Ltd. Dr Guney is the European editor of the International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance.

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

- Management Accounting

- Research Methods (distance learning in Hong Kong)

- Current Issues in Financial Management

- Business Control

- Business Finance

- Business Accounting

Postgraduate

- Financial Analysis

- Quantitative Techniques in Finance and Investments

- Corporate Financial Management

- International Finance and Investments

- Foundations of Finance

- Research Methods

- Accounting and Finance for Managers (MBA, distance learning in Bahrain, Oman and Singapore)

- Financial Management (MBA, distance learning in Greece)

Work-Based Learning

- Introduction to Management Accounting

Journal Article

A reliability model for assessing corporate governance using machine learning techniques

Hernandez-Perdomo, E., Guney, Y., & Rocco, C. M. (2019). A reliability model for assessing corporate governance using machine learning techniques. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 185, 220-231. doi:10.1016/j.ress.2018.12.027

Financial and corporate social performance in the UK listed firms: the relevance of non-linearity and lag effects

Adegbite, E., Guney, Y., Kwabi, F., & Tahir, S. (2019). Financial and corporate social performance in the UK listed firms: the relevance of non-linearity and lag effects. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 52(1), 105-158. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11156-018-0705-x

Host country institutions and firm-level R&D influences: An analysis of European Union FDI in China

Cai, H., Boateng, A., & Guney, Y. (2019). Host country institutions and firm-level R&D influences: An analysis of European Union FDI in China. Research in international business and finance, 47, 311-326. doi:10.1016/j.ribaf.2018.08.006

Initial public offerings in China: Underpricing, statistics and developing literature

Azevedo, A., Guney, Y., & Leng, J. (2018). Initial public offerings in China: Underpricing, statistics and developing literature. Research in international business and finance, 46, 387-398. doi:10.1016/j.ribaf.2018.04.011

Dividend policy of Indonesian listed firms: The role of families and the state

Duygun, M., Guney, Y., & Moin, A. (2018). Dividend policy of Indonesian listed firms: The role of families and the state. Economic modelling, 75, 336-354. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2018.07.007

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Guney welcomes applications in the fields of corporate finance and corporate governance. See the 'areas of focus' section for details of his research expertise.

Completed PhDs:

• Ahmed, H. Corporate hedging, firm risk, value, and performance: evidence from UK firms.

• Alhassan, A. Three essays on the evaluation of renewable energy investments and support policies.

• Attah-Boakye, R. An empirical analysis of top management team strategic cognition, managerial attributes, audit committee effectiveness and their implications for corporate risk and performance.

• Cai, H. Three essays on determinants of FDI, MNCs’ innovation, and ownership performance: evidence from a panel study of EU firms investment in China.

• Coldbeck, B. The impact of capital market imperfections on capital and R&D investment and financial decisions.

• Ebrahimi, T. Essays on determinants and implications of extreme financing policies.

• Hernandez-Perdomo, E. Three essays in corporate governance and corporate finance.

• Iqbal-Hussain, H. Market timing and capital structure of UK firms.

• Komba, G. Essays on market efficiency, investor behaviour and corporate governance in African frontier markets.

• Kumpamool, C. Equity and debt market timing, cost of capital and value and performance: evidence from listed firms in Thailand.

• Liu, C. Effects of asset securitization on originators in the UK.

• Moin, A. Corporate payout policy and cost of capital: evidence from Indonesian firms.

• Tahir, S. Crude oil price volatility and its impact on export dependent economies.

• Xu, T. An empirical analysis of IPO and SEOs: evidence from the Chinese stock markets.

National/International learned society/body role

Senior Fellow

2018