Areas of Interest: Energy economics.
Job Market Paper:  Ex-ante day-ahead premium and optimal hedging in electricity markets with green and brown producers. 
Thesis advisor and references: Juan Ignacio Peña
References: Juan Ignacio Peña


Areas of Interest: Auditing, Audit pricing, corruption, financial accounting, law enforcement.
Job Market Paper: Bribes and Audit Fees
Thesis advisor: María Gutiérrez Urtiaga , Susana Gago-Rodríguez
References: María Gutiérrez Urtiaga , Susana Gago-Rodríguez , Beatriz García Osma , Annita Florou
Araks Ayvayzan , candidata

Araks Ayvayzan

Areas of Interest: Innovation management, open innovation, markets for technology, corporate governance, strategy
What's there to Gain? Outbound Openness and Markets for Technology
Thesis advisor: Eduardo Melero , Kurt Desender
References: Eduardo Melero , Kurt Desender , Neus Palomeras
Julián Óscar Hernández , candidate

Julián Óscar Hernández

Areas of Interest: Market Microstructure, Financial Markets Regulation and Market Efficiency.
Job Market Paper: Short-Selling Bans, Overpricing and Reduced Market Efficiency: Evidence from the Rule 201 Uptick Rule.
Thesis advisor: Jose Penalva , Mikel Tapia
References: Jose Penalva , Mikel Tapia , Pedro Serrano


Luciana María Orozco, candidata

Luciana Orozco

Areas of Interest:  Banking, financial reporting quality, and auditing.
Job Market Paper:  Regulatory Capital Management to Exceed Thresholds 
Thesis advisor and references: Beatriz García Osma , Anna Toldrá
References: Beatriz García Osma , Anna Toldrá , and Wayne Landsman.
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Irina Gazizova, candidata

Irina Gazizova

Areas of Interest: Financial reporting quality, earnings management, and corporate social responsibility.
Job Market Paper: Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Reporting Quality: Evidence from CSR-Disasters
Thesis advisor: Beatriz Garcia Osma ,Juan M. García-Lara
References: Beatriz Garcia Osma ,Juan M. García-Lara, and  Philip P. M. Joos 
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Akram Khalilov , candidato

Akram Khalilov

Areas of Interest: Financial Reporting Quality, Insider Trading, Price Efficiency, Short Selling, Managerial Compensation
Job Market Paper: The Benefits of Balance Sheet Conservatism: Evidence from the Financial Crisis
Thesis advisor: Beatriz Garcia Osma
References: Beatriz Garcia Osma , Juan M. García-Lara
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Said Matr , candidato

Said Matr

Areas of Interest: Technology and innovation management, Human capital management and Labor mobility, Optimization models, and The decision making process
Job Market Paper: “Outbound Opening up The Innovation Process: Implications for Outbound Labor Mobility”
Thesis advisor: Neus Palomeras, Eduardo Melero
References: Andrea Fosfuri
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Faiza Majid, candidata

Faiza Majid

Areas of Interest: Corporate Finance/ Corporate Governance.
Job Market Paper:  Competition, Board Independence and Governance Regulation: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment 
Thesis advisor and references: Pablo Ruiz Verdu
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Antonio B. Vázquez, candidato

Antonio B. Vázquez

Areas of Interest: Corporate Governance, Financial Reporting Quality, Law and Finance
Job Market Paper: Who is Keeping an Eye on Real Earnings Management? Monitoring vs. Dispersed Directors
Thesis advisor: Beatriz Garcia Osma ,Josep A. Tribó,María Gutiérrez Urtiaga
References: Beatriz Garcia Osma ,Josep A. Tribó,María Gutiérrez Urtiaga
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Cristina Grande Herrera , candidata

Cristina Grande Herrera

Areas of Interest: Financial reporting, Financial Analysis, Corporate Governance
Job Market Paper: CEO labor market incentives and earnings quality: The unintended consequences of trade secrets regulation
Thesis advisor: Beatriz Garcia Osma ,Encarna Guillamón Saorín
References: Beatriz Garcia Osma ,Encarna Guillamón Saorín , Miguel Minutti-Meza and Dhananjay Nanda
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Facundo Mercado, candidato

Facundo Mercado

Areas of interest: financial reporting and disclosure, with a specific interest on the determinants and consequences of voluntary disclosure and the interaction between voluntary disclosure and reporting policies.
Job Market Paper: "Conditional Conservatism and Management Earnings Forecasts"
Thesis advisor and references: Beatriz Garcia Osma ,Encarna Guillamon Saorin
References:Beatriz Garcia Osma, Encarna Guillamon Saorin, Cathy Shakespeare
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Silvina Rubio, candidato

Silvina Rubio

Areas of interest: Empirical corporate finance, corporate governance and banking
Job Market Paper: The bright side of stock repurchases
Thesis advisor: José M. Marín
References: José M. Marín,David Martinez-Miera ,Jesse M. Fried,Josep A. Tribó
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Sergio García, candidato

Sergio García

Areas of interest: Financial Markets and Real Economy, Feedback Effects, Empirical Corporate Finance.
Job Market Paper: "The Hidden Cost of Financial Derivatives: Options Trading and the Cost of Debt ".
Thesis advisor: José M. Marín
References: José M. Marín,Josep A. Tribó,Andrés Almazán
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David Alexander Wehrheim, candidato

David Alexander Wehrheim

Areas of interest: Technology Strategy, Innovation Management, Economics of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, Corporate Finance
Job Market Paper: The Strategic Allocation of Inventors to R&D Collaborations
Thesis advisor and references: Neus Palomeras,Andrea Fosfusi,Josep A. Tribo
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Juliana Pavan Dornelles, candidato

Juliana Pavan Dornelles

Job Market Paper: “Why are they hiding? Patent secrecy and patenting strategies”
Thesis advisor : Neus Palomeras,Ayfer Ali
References: Neus Palomeras,Ayfer Ali,Josep A. Tribo,Samira Dias
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Tao Tang

Tao Tang

Areas of interest: Asset Pricing, Financial Econometrics, Portfolio Theory, Arbitrage Strategy, Derivatives
Job Market Paper: Pairs Trading and Spread Persistence in the European Stock Market
Thesis advisor and references: Isabel Figuerola-Ferretti,Pedro Serrano
Yanley Zhang

Yanlei Zhang

Areas of interest: Accounting conservatism, corporate social responsibility
Job Market Paper: Accounting conservatism and trade credit
Thesis advisor and references: Juan Manuel García Lara (Co-supervisor),Josep A. Tribo (Co-supervisor),Beatriz Garcia Osma,Encarna Guillamon-Saorin
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Tao Tang

Demian Macedo

Areas of interest: Banking –with a focus on regulation—, Corporate Finance and Applied Microeconomics
References: Sergio Vicente, Jose Penalva and Josep A. Tribo
Thesis advisor: Jose Penalva
Job Market Paper: Joint liquidity and capital regulation in a risk-shifting framework
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