International Journal of Financial Studies — Editors

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Editorial Office

Prof. Dr. Nicholas Apergis
Business School, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
Tel. +44(0)191 349 5536
Interests: macroeconomics; open economy macroeconomics; MacroFinance; international finance; applied economics and finance

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Assistant Editor
Ms. Xingxing Zhao
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Raj Aggarwal
Department of Finance, College of Business Administration, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4805, USA
Tel. +1 330 972 7302
Interests: foreign currencies; strategic finance; climat change; financial structure; behavioral finance; capital structure; risk management

Prof. Dr. Elettra Agliardi
Department of Economics, University of Bologna, Italy, and Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis, Rimin, Italy
Interests: corporate finance; real options; capital structure; liquidation policies; sovereign debt crises

Prof. Dr. James Alm
Department of Economics, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, 208 Tilton Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
Tel. +1 504 862 8344; Fax: +1 504 865 5869
Interests: taxation; fiscal decentralization; public finance in developing countries; housing finance; local government finance; microeconomic theory; behavior under uncertainty

Prof. Dr. Manuel Ammann
Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, University of St.Gallen, Rosenbergstrasse 52, CH-9000 St.Gallen, Switzerland
Tel. +41 71 224 7080; Fax: +41 71 224 7088
Interests: asset management; derivatives; portfolio theory

Dr. Panagiotis Andrikopoulos
Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, Faculty of Business, Environment and Society, Coventry University, Coventry, CV1 5FB, UK
Tel. +44 02476 88 8442
Interests: corporate finance; empirical asset pricing; contrarian and momentum investment strategies; behavioral finance

Prof. Dr. Angelos A. Antzoulatos
Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus, Piraeus 18534, Greece
Tel. +30 210 414 2185
Interests: banking; financial crises; financial stability
Contribution: Special Issue: The Future of Banking Regulation and Financial Stability

Prof. Dr. Ronald Balvers
Division of Finance and Business Economics, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4M4, Canada
Tel. +1 905 525 9140
Interests: theoretical and empirical asset pricing; contrarian and momentum investment strategies; production-based asset pricing; liquidity; the economics of information and uncertainty

Prof. Dr. William Arnold Barnett
Department of Economics, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045-7585, USA
Tel. +1 785 864 2844; Fax: +1 785 864 5760
Interests: divisia monetary aggregation; divisia financial aggregation

Dr. Pauline Barrieu
Department of Statistics, London School of Economics, London, WC2A 2AE, UK
Interests: financial instruments; quantitative finance; derivatives; model uncertainty; insurance-linked securitization; risk transfer

Prof. Dr. Ansgar Belke
Ad Personam Jean Monnet Professor for Macroeconomics, Department of Economics, University of Duisburg-Essen, D-45117 Essen, Germany
Tel. +49 201 183 2277; Fax: +49 201 183 4181
Interests: international macroeconomics; European financial integration; monetary theory and policy; applied econometrics

Prof. Dr. Alain Bensoussan
The International Center for Decision and Risk Analysis, University of Texas at Dallas Richardson, TX 75083-0688, USA
Department SEEM, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Interests: applied mathematics; control theory; risk management; inventory control; finance

Dr. Michael Bergman
Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, building 26, DK-1353 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Tel. +45 3532 3003; Fax: +45 3532 3000
Interests: exchange rates; financial stability; currency crises; sovereign debt crises; european monetary union; public finance; fiscal policy

Prof. Dr. Henk Berkman
Department of Accounting and Finance, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Tel. +64 9 373 7599
Interests: market microstructure; corporate governance; empirical asset pricing; capital markets accounting research

Prof. Dr. Marida Bertocchi
University of Bergamo, via Salvecchio 19, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
Tel. +35 205 2517; Fax: +35 205 2549
Interests: Eurobonds; hedging; capacity planning
Contribution: Special Issue: Sovereign Risk in Europe and Euro Currency: Still a Challenging Opportunity for the Euro Area Development

Dr. Ramaprasad Bhar
Australian School of Business, UNSW, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9385 4930; Fax: +61 2 9385 1883
Interests: copulas; hidden markov and state space models; credit risk; market risk premium; risk measurement and quantification

Prof. Dr. Sumon Bhaumik
Chair in Finance, Sheffield University Management School, University of Sheffield, Conduit Road, Sheffield S10 1FL, UK
Tel. +44 75008 05021
Interests: banking; corporate governance; firm performance

Prof. Dr. Dick Brealey
London Business School, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4SA, UK
Tel. +44 (0)20 7000 8257; Fax: +44 (0)20 7000 7001
Interests: corporate finance; investment management; international finance; capital markets; intermediation

Prof. Dr. Rita L. D'Ecclesia
Department of Methods and Models for Economics and Finance, Sapienza Università di Roma, Via del Castro Laurenziano 9, 00161 Rome, Italy
Tel. +39 6 49910669
Interests: commodities; energy price; risk management
Contribution: Special Issue: Sovereign Risk in Europe and Euro Currency: Still a Challenging Opportunity for the Euro Area Development

Dr. Fangjian Fu
Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, 50 Stamford Road, Singapore 178899, Singapore
Tel. +65 68280244; Fax: +65 68280427
Interests: empirical asset pricing; capital market anomalies; corporate finance

Prof. Dr. Iftekhar Hasan
Schools of Business, Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 1790 Broadway, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10019, USA
Interests: financial institutions; corporate finance; capital markets; entrepreneurial finance

Prof. Dr. Khelifa Mazouz
Bradford University School of Management, Emm Lane, Bradford, BD9 4JL, UK
Tel. +44 1274 234349; Fax: +44 1274 235837
Interests: corporate finance (particularly initial public offering); stock market volatility and liquidity; stock market efficiency and anomalies

Dr. Mohan Nandha
Department of Accounting and Finance, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Tel. +613 9904 4610
Interests: commodity prices and stock markets; South Asian stock markets; stock market trading strategies; foreign direct investment and risk-return dynamics

Prof. Ronald A. Ratti
School of Business, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9685 9346; Fax: +61 2 9685 9105
Interests: energy economics; macro finance; money and banking; international financial economics

Prof. Dr. Luc Renneboog
Department of Finance, Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 13 466 8210; Fax: +31 13 466 2875
Interests: corporate finance; corporate governance; financial management; law and economics; mergers and acquisitions

Prof. Dr. Stefan Trueck
Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies, Macquarie University, Eastern Road, North Ryde NSW 2109, Sydney, Australia
Interests: risk management (credit and operational risk); asset pricing; energy markets; financial economics; carbon trading and economics of climate change; real estate economics; econometrics of financial markets

Prof. Dr. João Paulo Torre Vieito
School of Business Studies, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, 4930 Valença, Portugal
Tel. +00351 251800840
Interests: market efficiency; neuro economics; corporate governance

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