Dr Eilnaz Kashefi Pour

The Department of Accounting
Lecturer in Finance

Contact details

Department of Accounting and Finance
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
University House
Edgbaston Park Road
B15 2TT

Eilnaz joined Birmingham Business School as a Lecturer in Finance after successfully completing a PhD in Finance at Cass Business School and working as a lecturer in Finance at Swansea University. Her current research interests are empirical issues in corporate finance with a special focus on capital structure, debt maturity, IPOs, and delistings. She is a member of the American Finance Association (AFA), Financial Management Association (FMA), European Finance Association (EFA) and European Financial Management Association (EFMA).



  • PhD in Finance
  • MSc in International Management with Finance
  • BSc in Economics


Corporate Finance, in particular:

  • Capital Structure
  • Debt Maturity
  • IPOs and Delisting


Kashefi Pour, E., PO Survival and CEOs' Decision-Making Power: The Evidence of China, Research in International Business and Finance 33, 247-267.

Kashefi Pour, E. and Lasfer, M., (2013), Why do companies delist voluntarily from the stock market?, Journal of Banking and Finance 37, 4850–4860.

Kashefi Pour, E. and Lasfer, M., (2013), Size, market quotation, and debt maturity structure

Khansalar, E. and Kashefi Pour, E., (2013) Consistent earnings persistence

Kashefi Pour, E., (2011), The determinants of capital structure across firms’ sizes: The U.K evidence, International Journal of Finance Accounting and Economics Studies 1, pp. 45-73