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George P. Nishiotis

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department of Accounting and Finance
Cyprus University of Technology
Cyprus

George P. Nishiotis

Biography

Ph.D. in Finance, Kellogg Graduate School of Business, Northwestern University, USA, 1999. B.Sc. in Economics and in Mathematics, University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA, 1993. His research focuses on International Finance, Empirical Asset Pricing, Investments and Fund Management, International Capital Market Integration and Investment Barriers, Cross-Listing, Information Disclosure, Closed-End Funds and Limits to Arbitrage. His work has been published in international academic journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Business, the Journal of Corporate Finance, the European Financial Management Journal, and the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. Prior to joining the University of Cyprus he was a Lecturer at Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (USA) and Assistant Professor at A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University (USA). He is currently the Vice Chairman of the Training and HR Technical Committee of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA). He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Makrasyka-Larnaca-District of Famagusta Co-operative Credit Society Ltd and President of the Provident Fund Management Committee of Makrasyka-Larnaca-District of Famagusta Co-operative Credit Society Ltd. He also served on the Board of Directors of KERMIA LTD and KERMIA PRORERTY INVESTMENTS LTD.

Research Interest

International Finance, Empirical Asset Pricing, Investments and Fund Management, International Capital Market Integration and Investment Barriers, Cross-Listing, Information Disclosure, Closed-End Funds, Limits to Arbitrage, Sovereign Debt Ratings

Publications

  • Karamanou Irene and George P. Nishiotis (2009), 'Disclosure and the Cost of Capital: Evidence from the Market's Reaction to Firm Voluntary Adoption of IAS', Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Vol. 36, Issue 7-8, pp. 793-821, September/October.

  • Bris A., S. Cantale, E. Hernjic, and G. Nishiotis (2012), “The Value of Information in Cross-Listing”, Journal of Corporate Finance, 18, pp.207-220.

  • Alexander Michaelides, Andreas Milidonis, George P. Nishiotis, and Panayiotis Papakyriacou (2015), “The Adverse Effects of Systematic Leakage ahead of Official Sovereign Debt Rating Announcements”, Journal of Financial Economics, 116:3, pp.526-547.

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