Siti Farida

Siti Farida

The Department of Finance
Lecturer in Finance

Contact details

Address
Birmingham Business School
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Siti Farida will join Birmingham Business School as a Lecturer in Finance in September 2021 having obtained her PhD in Finance and Econometrics from Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. 

Qualifications

  • PhD in Finance and Econometrics, Warwick Business School - University of Warwick
  • MSc in Finance, Melbourne Business School - University of Melbourne
  • BSc in Economics with Accounting, University of Indonesia

Biography

Siti Farida will join the Birmingham Business School as a Lecturer in Finance in September 2021. She will obtain her PhD in Finance and Econometrics from Warwick Business School, University of Warwick prior to joining.

Her primary research interest is empirical corporate finance with a focus on mergers and acquisitions (M&As), leverage buyouts (LBOs), and innovation in relation to corporate finance. She studies what motivates acquisitions by public firms and why ownership forms of target matter for acquisition decision. In particular, Siti contributes in addressing the debate on why acquiring public target creates less shareholder values compared to acquiring private targets. She further examines the impact of acquiring public versus private targets on acquirers long-run innovation outcomes. Her recent paper in LBOs investigates spillover effects of LBOs on individual peers and major channels for the spillovers.    

Siti will be teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate degree level.

Teaching

Teaching for 2021/2022:

  • BSc Special Topics in Finance  
  • BSc International Economics & Financial Decision Making (Singapore campus) 
  • MBA Corporate Finance

Other activities

Siti is a member of the Financial Management Association.