University Lecturer in Finance
Fellow of Clare Hall
Dipl. Kfm. (Business Administration) (Univ. of Bayreuth), MPhil in Financial Research, PhD in Finance (Univ. of Cambridge)
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Amir previously worked for Lehman Brothers, London, in its Fixed Income Structured Solutions Group. He sits on the Board of Directors of the European Financial Management Association and is member of the supervisory board of New Medical Enzymes AG. Amir has been a visiting scholar at Columbia Business School, NYU Stern, and the University of Bologna. He is a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN).
Awards and scholarships
- Cambridge Judge Business School Teaching Award, 2011
- Recipient of the Salje Medal for excellence of PhD in the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, 2010
- Gates Cambridge Scholarship, 2006-2008
- Economic & Social Research Council Studentship, 2006-2008
- Cambridge European Trust Award, 2005
- NSCS Award at the University of California, Berkeley, 2004
- Education Abroad Program Scholarship at UC Berkeley, 2003-2004
Finance: Empirical corporate finance particularly mergers & acquisitions, stock market anomalies and investment management. Accounting: Capital markets based accounting research, international accounting particularly fair value accounting, valuation.
Amir Amel-Zadeh is a member of the Finance & Accounting subject group.
Dissanaike, G. and Amel-Zadeh, A. (2007) "Venture capitalists, business angels, and performance of entrepreneurial IPOs in the UK and France: a discussion." Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 34(3/4): 529-540
Amel-Zadeh, A. (2011) "The return of the size anomaly: evidence from the German stock market." European Financial Management Journal, 17(1): 145-182
Amel-Zadeh, A. and Schreiner, A. (2012) "Die Grössenanomalie am deutschen Aktienmarkt: Rückkehr einer profitablen Arbitragestrategie [in German]." In: Frick, R., Gantenbein, P. and Reichling, P. (eds.) Asset management. Bern: Haupt Verlag, pp.199-218
Amel-Zadeh, A. and Meeks, G. (2013) "Bank failure, mark-to-market, and the financial crisis." Abacus (forthcoming)
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