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Faculty Profile: Boris Nikolov

Boris Nikolov
Assistant Professor of Finance
Phone: 585.275.3491
Office: 3-160B Carol Simon Hall

Bio

Professor Nikolov holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Prior to joining the Simon School, he spent one year as a postdoctoral researcher at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne. Nikolov's research has been published in the Journal of Finance.

Teaching Interests

His teaching interests are in corporate and entrepreneurial finance.

Research Interests

Professor Nikolov has research interests in theoretical and empirical corporate finance. His recent resarch investigates the effects of real market frictions and agency conflicts on firms’ financing, cash holdings and investment policy.

Professional History

Assistant Professor of Finance
University of Rochester Simon School of Business, Rochester NY
July 2009 -
Instructor (Investments, M. Sc.)
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
2008 - 2009
Teaching Assistant
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
2004 - 2008

Education

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - 2009
Other
Postdoctoral Researcher, College of Management
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - 2008
Other
Visiting Scholar, Finance Department
Univesity of Lausanne - 2008
Ph D
Finance
Univesity of Lausanne - 2003
MS
Banking & Finance
University of Geneva - 2002
BA
Economics

Current Research Programs

Corporate Governance Around the World: Eveidence from a Structural Estimation
Testing Dynamic Agency Theory via Structural Estimation: The Case of Entrepreneurial Finance
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