Contact Professor Yacine Belghitar


Yacine is Professor of Corporate Finance and Head of Finance and Accounting Group. Prior to coming to Cranfield School of Management, Yacine taught and did research at Middlesex and Durham Universities. He held the positions of Research Leader for the group of accounting and finance and Director of the MSc in Finance. He has successfully supervised and externally examined several Doctoral students. He is an independent advisor on corporate financial strategy and governance.

Current activities

Yacine's domain of research is at the intersection of Finance, Small Business and Corporate Strategic Management Decisions. He contributes to the understanding of the effect of managerial risk attitude on the relationship between corporate governance and managerial compensation. His recent research on managerial compensation and risk taking has been funded by ESRC, the UK's most prestigious social science funding body. Yacine is currently serving as the associate editor of Frontiers in Finance and Economics Journal which presents original peer reviewed research in Finance and Economics that is applicable to the business community at large. He serves as an ad-hoc referee in several academic journals and acts as an external examiner of two academic institutions. He is currently supervising two PhD students. He is a frequent contributor to a wide range of national and international conferences. He has published extensively and his papers have appeared in top international academic journals such as Economic Journal, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Small Business Economics.


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