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Guest seminar series

Seminars will take place in room G05, University House at 14:30 unless otherwise stated.


26th March
Professor Branko Urosevic (University of Belgrade)
"Exchange rate regimes and financial contagion"

12th March
Professor Robert Cressy (Birmingham Business School)
"Stairway to heaven or gateway to hell? A competing risk analysis of delistings from Hong Kong's Growth Enterprise Market"

12th February
Pengguo Wang (University of Exeter)
“The implied risk premium and firm risk characteristics”

5th February
Professor R W Scapens (Birmingham Business School (and also Manchester Business School))
“Institutions, Rationality and Agency in Management Accounting: Reassessing the Burns and Scapens Framework”

29th January
Noel Hyndman (Queen’s University Belfast)
“Public sector reforms: changing contours on an NPM landscape”


Seminars will take place in room G06, University House at 14:30 unless otherwise stated.

11th December
Professor Stewart Cooper (University of Bristol) & Professor Richard Slack (University of Durham)
“Impression Management in a Regulatory Environment: Water leakage reporting by water companies in England and Wales."

20th November
Rohit Sonika (ICMA Centre, University of Reading)
“Executive Stock Options, Strategic Share Repurchases and Shareholder Returns”

13th November
Dimitris Gounopoullos (University of Sussex)
“Geographic Location and IPO Underpricing”

2nd October
Professor Meziane Lasfer (CASS Business School, City University London)
“Do Underperforming Bidders Gain from Mergers and Acquisitions”

Postgraduate Open Day

Breakfast briefing series

Birmingham Business School introduced a new approach to engage with business firms and policy makers to see how they can apply their knowledge to meet business needs.