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Professor Douglas Cumming Comes to Essex Business School

The Finance Centre at Essex Business School have been delighted to have hosted Essex International Visiting Fellow and finance and entrepreneurship expert, Professor Douglas Cumming.

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    Fri 8 Jun 18

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He came, he saw, he conquered. He is Professor Douglas Cumming.

The highly decorated and recently awarded Essex International Visiting Fellow, Professor Douglas Cumming, Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship and Ontario Research Chair in Economics and Public Policy at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Ontario has been a distinguished guest of the Finance Centre, part of Essex Business School for the last week.

During his one week tenure at the School from 4 June, Professor Cumming has been kept incredibly busy addressing Essex research students and academic staff alike through a series of research seminars, events and conferences. From delivering the keynote address at the joint EiFC and ESRC-BLG Recent Developments in Crowdfunding conference on 4 June to delivering a PHD seminar on How to publish in top journals and a School seminar on What is Mutual Fund Flow? both on 5 June.

 

Professor Douglas Cumming Bio

Professor Douglas Cumming is Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Ontario. He is a Co-Editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance, Annals of Corporate Governance, and Finance Research Letters, and a prior Co-Editor of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.

He has published over 150 articles in leading refereed academic journals in finance, management, and law and economics, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of International Business Studies and the Journal Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

He is the co-author of Crowdfunding: Cases and Statistics (Elsevier Science Academic Press, forthcoming 2018), Venture Capital and Private Equity Contracting (Elsevier Academic Press, 2013), and Hedge Fund Structure, Regulation and Performance around the World (Oxford University Press, 2013). He also recently co-edited the Oxford Handbook of IPOs (Oxford University Press, 2018) and the Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds (Oxford University Press, 2017).

His work has been reviewed in numerous media outlets, including The Economist, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and The New Yorker.