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Professor Claudia Girardone

Professor
EBS - Finance
Professor Claudia Girardone
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    +44 (0) 1206 874156

  • Location

    EBS.3.18, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911

Profile

Biography

Claudia Girardone is Professor of Banking and Finance at Essex Business School of the University of Essex. She is also Director of the Essex Finance Centre (EFiC) and the School’s Director of Research. Professor Girardone has published over 50 articles on various aspects of banking and finance in books and peer-reviewed international journals. She is a co-author of the textbook Introduction to Banking (FT Pearson Education, 2015). She is currently on the editorial board of several journals including the Journal of Financial Economic Policy and The European Journal of Finance. Her current research areas are on banking sector performance and stability, bank corporate governance, the industrial structure of banking and access to finance.

Qualifications

  • PhD Economics Bangor University

  • MA Banking and Finance Bangor University

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Director of Research, Essex Business School ( 1/10/2016 - present )

  • Director of Essex Finance Centre, Essex Business School ( 1/9/2015 - present )

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Modelling efficiency and productivity of financial institutions

Integration in banking and financial markets

SMEs finance and financial inclusion

Structure and performance in banking

Competition issues in banking

Bank corporate governance

Conferences and presentations

Co-organiser of 2nd Essex Finance Centre EFiC2017 Conference in Banking and Finance, 5-6 July 2017.

Seminars (Invited):University of St Andrews, 7 June 2017.

Co-organiser of FINEST@Essex (Financial Intermediation Network of European Studies) Summer Workshop, Essex Business School, 6 July 2017.

Annual Conference of the European Association of University Professors in Banking and Finance ('Wolpertinger conference) University of Verona, Italy, September 1-3 2016.

Seminars (Invited): University of Udine (Italy), 1 June 2016.

Conference on Professional and Ethical Standards in Banking, University of Loughborough, 22-23 May 2016.

British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), The University of Bath, 21-23 March 2016.

5th Emerging Scholars in Banking and Finance Conference, Cass Business School, 12-13 December 2016.

Co-organiser of 1st Essex Finance Centre EFiC2016 Conference in Banking and Finance, 7-8 July 2016.

Seminars (Invited): King's College, 5 March; University of Kent, 10 March; University of Glasgow, 11 March 2016.

Annual Conference of the European Association of University Professors in Banking and Finance ('Wolpertinger conference) University of Granada, Spain, September 3-6.

British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), The University of Manchester, 23-25 March.

Publications

Journal articles (41)

Degl'Innocenti, M., Fiordelisi, F., Girardone, C. and Radic, N., Competition and risk-taking in investment banking. Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments

Dong, Y., Girardone, C. and Kuo, J-M., (2017). Governance, efficiency and risk taking in Chinese banking. The British Accounting Review. 49 (2), 211-229

Casu, B., Ferrari, A., Girardone, C. and Wilson, JOS., (2016). Integration, productivity and technological spillovers: Evidence for eurozone banking industries. European Journal of Operational Research. 255 (3), 971-983

Chronopoulos, DK., Girardone, C. and Nankervis, JC., (2015). Double Bootstrap Confidence Intervals in the Two-Stage DEA Approach. Journal of Time Series Analysis. 36 (5), 653-662

Degl’Innocenti, M., Girardone, C. and Torluccio, G., (2014). Diversification, multimarket contacts and profits in the leasing industry. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. 31 (1), 231-252

Girardone, C., Hamill, PA. and Wilson, J., (2013). Contemporary issues in financial markets and institutions. The European Journal of Finance. 19 (9), 811-814

Chronopoulos, DK., Girardone, C. and Nankervis, JC., (2013). How Do Stock Markets in the US and Europe Price Efficiency Gains from Bank M&As?. Journal of Financial Services Research. 43 (3), 243-263

Chortareas, GE., Girardone, C. and Ventouri, A., (2013). Financial freedom and bank efficiency: Evidence from the European Union. Journal of Banking & Finance. 37 (4), 1223-1231

Chortareas, GE., Girardone, C. and Ventouri, A., (2012). Bank supervision, regulation, and efficiency: Evidence from the European Union. Journal of Financial Stability. 8 (4), 292-302

Degl’Innocenti, M. and Girardone, C., (2012). Ownership, diversification and cost advantages: Evidence from the Italian leasing industry. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. 22 (4), 879-896

Chortareas, GE., Garza-García, JG. and Girardone, C., (2012). Competition, efficiency and interest rate margins in Latin American banking. International Review of Financial Analysis. 24 (C), 93-103

Radić, N., Fiordelisi, F. and Girardone, C., (2012). Efficiency and Risk-Taking in Pre-Crisis Investment Banks. Journal of Financial Services Research. 41 (1-2), 81-101

Chortareas, GE., Garza-Garcia, JG. and Girardone, C., (2011). Banking Sector Performance in Latin America: Market Power versus Efficiency. Review of Development Economics. 15 (2), 307-325

Girardone, C. and Snaith, S., (2011). Project finance loan spreads and disaggregated political risk. Applied Financial Economics. 21 (23), 1725-1734

Chortareas, GE., Girardone, C. and Ventouri, A., (2011). Financial Frictions, Bank Efficiency and Risk: Evidence from the Eurozone. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting. 38 (1-2), 259-287

Chortareas, GE., Garza-García, JG. and Girardone, C., (2011). Financial deepening and bank productivity in Latin America. The European Journal of Finance. 17 (9-10), 811-827

Chronopoulos, DK., Girardone, C. and Nankervis, JC., (2011). Are there any cost and profit efficiency gains in financial conglomeration? Evidence from the accession countries. The European Journal of Finance. 17 (8), 603-621

Fiordelisi, F., Girardone, C. and Radic, N., (2011). Price Competition, Efficiency and Riskiness in Investment Banking

Radi?, N., Fiordelisi, F. and Girardone, C., (2011). Efficiency and Risk-Taking in Pre-Crisis Investment Banks. Journal of Financial Services Research

Chortareas, G., Jesus G. Garza-Garcia, JGG-G. and Girardone, C., (2011). Banking Sector Performance in Latin America: Market Power versus Efficiency

Casu, B. and Girardone, C., (2010). Integration and efficiency convergence in EU banking markets. Omega. 38 (5), 260-267

Wilson, JO., Casu, B., Girardone, C. and Molyneux, P., (2010). Emerging themes in banking: Recent literature and directions for future research. The British Accounting Review. 42 (3), 153-169

Casu, B. and Girardone, C., (2009). Testing the relationship between competition and efficiency in banking: A panel data analysis. Economics Letters. 105 (1), 134-137

Casu, B. and Girardone, C., (2009). Competition issues in European banking. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. 17 (2), 119-133

Chortareas, GE., Garza-Garcia, JG. and Girardone, C., (2009). Market structure, profits, and spreads in the Mexican banking industry. Banks and Bank Systems. 4 (3), 43-52

Girardone, C., (2009). Efficiency, ownership and financial structure in European banking. Managerial Finance. 35, 227-245

Chortareas, GE., Girardone, C. and Ventouri, A., (2009). Efficiency and productivity of Greek banks in the EMU era. Applied Financial Economics. 19 (16), 1317-1328

Girardone, C., Nankervis, JC. and Velentza, EF., (2009). Efficiency, ownership and financial structure in European banking: A cross-country comparison. Managerial Finance. 35 (3), 227-245

Casu, B. and Girardone, C., (2009). Does Competition Lead to Efficiency? The Case of EU Commercial Banks

Velentza, AF., Girardone, C. and Nankervis, JC., (2008). Efficiency across alternative financial structures, bank types and size classes: a comparison of the OECD countries. International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance. 1 (2), 168-168

Casu, B. and Girardone, C., (2008). Integration and Efficiency in EU Banking Markets. Essex Finance Centre Discussion Paper (08)

Velentza, AF., Girardone, C. and Nankervis, JC., (2008). Efficiency across alternative financial structures, bank types and size classes: a comparison of the OECD countries. International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance. 1 (2), creators-Girardone=3AClaudia=3A=3A

CASU, B. and GIRARDONE, C., (2006). BANK COMPETITION, CONCENTRATION AND EFFICIENCY IN THE SINGLE EUROPEAN MARKET*. The Manchester School. 74 (4), 441-468

Beccalli, E., Casu, B. and Girardone, C., (2006). Efficiency and Stock Performance in European Banking. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting. 33 (1-2), 245-262

Casu, B. and Girardone, C., (2005). An analysis of the relevance of off-balance sheet items in explaining productivity change in European banking. Applied Financial Economics. 15 (15), 1053-1061

Frenz, M., Girardone, C. and Ietto‐Gillies, G., (2005). Multinationality Matters in Innovation: The Case of the UK Financial Services. Industry & Innovation. 12 (1), 65-92

Casu, B. and Girardone, C., (2004). Financial conglomeration: efficiency, productivity and strategic drive. Applied Financial Economics. 14 (10), 687-696

Casu, B. and Girardone, C., (2004). Large banks' efficiency in the single European market. The Service Industries Journal. 24 (6), 129-142

Casu, B., Girardone, C. and Molyneux, P., (2004). Productivity change in European banking: A comparison of parametric and non-parametric approaches. Journal of Banking & Finance. 28 (10), 2521-2540

Girardone, C., Molyneux, P. and Gardener, EPM., (2004). Analysing the determinants of bank efficiency: the case of Italian banks. Applied Economics. 36 (3), 215-227

Casu, B. and Girardone, C., (2002). A comparative study of the cost efficiency of Italian bank conglomerates. Managerial Finance. 28 (9), 3-23

Books (2)

Girardone, C., Hamill, PA. and Wilson, JOS., (2016). Contemporary issues in financial institutions and markets. 9781317610038

Casu, B., Girardone, C. and Molyneux, P., (2015). Introduction to Banking (Second edition). Pearson

Grants and funding

2017

The effects of financial fragmentation post Brexit on SMEs access to finance

The British Academy

Contact

cgirard@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874156

Location:

EBS.3.18, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911