Statistics and Finance Department
Hanken School of Economics
Dr. Gonul Colak is an Associate Professor of Finance at Hanken School of Economics. Recently he was a visiting scholar at Turkish Central Bank's Istanbul School of Central Banking in Turkey. Previously he held academic positions at Florida State University and Wichita State University. He has publications in high-quality journals such as Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, and Journal of Banking and Finance. His academic work focuses on political uncertainty, corporate finance, and financial econometrics. His research interests cover variety of topics such as equity issuance, corporate restructurings, financial intermediation, executive compensation, S&P 500 Index additions, capital structure, and cash holdings. According to Scopus his work has been cited more than 160 times.