Dr Shima Amini
PhD, Finance, The University of Leeds
MSc, Financial Engineering, The Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran
BSc, Industrial Engineering, The Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran
Shima is interested in the following research areas:
Market Microstructures, Small Firms Finance, Initial Public Offerings, and Economic Geography. Her PhD research focused on small firm Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in the UK. In her PhD project she investigated the effects of location on the determinants of flotation, offer financial characteristics, long term performance and the failure and survival of IPOs.
LUBS 3110 Capital Market Theory
LUBS 5001M Security Investment Analysis
Shima has received the first Dean’s Awards for Teaching Excellence in the Leeds University Business School in recognition of the excellent scores for overall satisfaction in student module reviews.
Before her appointment as Lecturer, Shima was employed at Leeds University Business School as a teaching assistant on the following modules:
- Corporate Finance (LUBS5780M)
- Research Methods in Finance (LUBS5018M)
- International Business Finance (LUBS5006M)
- Business Finance 2 (LUBS2200)
‘The amount of raised capital by small IPOs: Spatial effect on the UK Alternative Investment Market’, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, forthcoming.
'The Failure of Small British IPOs on the UK Alternative Investment Market: A Research Note on Spatial and Industry Effects', International Small Business Journal, forthcoming (with K. Keasey).
'A Review of the International Literature on the Short Term Predictability of Stock Prices Conditional on Large Prior Price Changes: Microstructure, Behavioral and Risk Related Explanations', International Review of Financial Analysis, forthcoming, (with K. Keasey, R. Hudson and B. Gebka).
'The Equity Funding of Smaller Growing Companies and Regional Stock Exchanges', International Small Business Journal, forthcoming, (with K. Keasey and R. Hudson).
'Stock Return Predictability Despite Low Autocorrelation', Economic Letters, 2010, 108 (1): 101-103, (with R. Hudson and K. Keasey).
'Evaluating Quantitative Stock Selection Strategies in Tehran Stock Exchange', Journal of Industrial Engineering International, 3(4): 14-23, 2007, (with A. M. Kimiagari).
A Process Theory of IPO Underperformance, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, (with K. Keasey).