Dr Adedeji Abimbola

The Department of Finance
Reader in Finance

Contact details

Birmingham Business School
University House
B15 2TT


After obtaining a PhD degree from Manchester Business School, Abimbola worked as a lecturer in the Department of Finance at the University of Lagos, in Nigeria, for some years.  Subsequently, he returned to the UK and worked as a Research Fellow in the Department of Business Studies at the University of Edinburgh, before taking up a teaching appointment in the Department of Economics and Related Studies at the University of York.  He has also worked as a lecturer in Finance in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Management at the University of Essex, and as a Senior Lecturer in Finance in Bristol Business School at the University of the West of England, before joining Birmingham Business School in 2000. 

He was the Director of the MSc Accounting and Finance programme in Birmingham Business School from 2000-2003 and the founding Director of the MSc Investments programme in the School from 2003-2006. 

He is an External Examiner for some undergraduate and master’s degree programmes at some universities in the UK and has published papers in the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, as well as in Applied Financial Economics, among others. 


Head of Academic Programmes - MSc

Postgraduate supervision

  • Derivatives and risk management.
  • Market behaviour


Corporate financing, risk management and market behaviour


Journal articles

Adedeji, A. (2004) “A Testof the Endogenous Relationship between Financial Leverage and BankDebt’s Use in the UK”, Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of theMultinational Finance Society held in Istanbul, Turkey, on 3-8 July,2004, p. 61.

Adedeji, A. and C. R. Baker (2002) “Why firms in theUK use Interest Rate Derivatives”, Managerial Finance, vol. 28, no. 11,2002, pp.53-74.

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