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Dr Amedeo De Cesari

Finance Group

Amedeo De Cesari
I joined the Finance Group at Aston Business School as a Lecturer in Finance in September 2008. In the academic year 2007-2008, I was an academic member of the Accounting & Finance Group at Manchester Business School. I have a PhD in Finance from Manchester Business School. In my PhD thesis, I examined the determinants of Italian open market stock repurchases and the effects of these transactions on several measures of market quality. I also obtained an MSc in Finance from the University of Essex (Colchester, the United Kingdom) and a BA in Business Management from Universita’ Politecnica delle Marche (Ancona, Italy). 

Position: Lecturer 
Phone:+44(0)121 204 3028
Email: a.decesari@aston.ac.uk
Room: ABS427

At Aston Business School I am teaching the following undergraduate modules:

  • BF3314 Derivatives
  • BF3351 Finance

At Manchester Business School I was involved in the teaching of the following modules:

  • Financial Decision Making (undergraduate) 
  • Foundations of Finance (undergraduate)
  • Empirical Finance (undergraduate)
  • Corporate Finance (postgraduate)
My research interests include: Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Market Microstructure, Interface between Corporate Finance and Market Microstructure, Share Repurchases, Dividend Policy, Managerial Opportunism, Executive Compensation.
  • De Cesari, A., Espenlaub, S., Khurshed, A., 2011, “Stock Repurchases and Treasury Share Sales: Do They Stabilize Price and Enhance Liquidity?”, Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 17, Issue 5, 1558-1579.
  • Siems, M., De Cesari, A., 2012, “The law and finance of share repurchases in Europe”, Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Volume 12, 33-57.
  • De Cesari, A., 2012, “Expropriation of minority shareholders and payout policy”,  forthcoming in The British Accounting Review.
  • De Cesari, A., Espenlaub, S., Khurshed, A., Simkovic, M., 2012, “The effects of ownership and stock liquidity on the timing of repurchase transactions”, forthcoming in the Journal of Corporate Finance.

 

Conferences

  • FinLawMetrics, Milan, Italy, 2011.
  • European Financial Management Association (EFMA) Annual Meeting, Aarhus, Denmark, 2010.
  • Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, New York, USA, 2010.
  • World Finance Conference, Viana do Castelo, Portugal, 2010.
  • European Financial Management Association (EFMA) Annual Meeting, Milan, Italy, 2009.
  • Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, Reno, USA, 2009.
  • Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, Orlando, USA, 2007.
  • European Financial Management Association (EFMA) Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 2007.
  • European Financial Management Association (EFMA) Doctoral Seminar, Madrid, Spain, 2006.

 

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