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Professor Claudia Girardone

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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

  • BA (Genoa, Italy)

  • MA

  • PhD (Bangor, Wales)

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,

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

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

5th Emerging Scholars in Banking and Finance Conference 2016, Cass Business School, 12-13 December (member of scientific committee and session chair).

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Publications

Chapters (7)

Beccalli, E. and Girardone, C., (2017). Banking in Italy. In: The Palgrave Handbook of European Banking. 521- 540. 9781137521446

Calabrese, R., Girardone, C. and Sun, M., (2017). Access to Bank Credit: The Role of Awareness of Government Initiatives for UK SMEs. In: Financial Markets, SME Financing and Emerging Economies. Editors: Chesini, G., Giaretta, E. and Paltrinieri, A., . Palgrave Macmillan. 5- 20. 978-3-319-54890-6

Girardone, C., Hamill, PA. and Wilson, JOS., (2016). Introduction: Contemporary issues in financial markets and institutions. 1- 3. 9781317610038

Casu, B., Girardone, C. and Molyneux, P., (2012). Is there a conflict between competition and financial stability?. In: Research Handbook on International Banking and Governance. 72- 86. 9781849802932

Girardone, C. and Snaith, S., (2011). Project finance investments and political risk: An empirical investigation. In: Global Project Finance, Human Rights and Sustainable Development. 211- 238. 9780511974311

Girardone, C., Chortareas, GE. and Ventouri, A., Regulation and Bank Performance in Europe. In: Bank Performance, Risk and Firm Financing. Editors: Molyneux, P., . 978-1-349-33928-0

Girardone, C., Chronopoulos, DK. and Nankervis, JC., Post-merger Bank Efficiency and Stock Market Reaction: the Case of the US versus Europe. Editors: Fiordelisi, F., Molyneux, P. and Previati, D., . 978-1-349-32591-7

Journals (43)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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)

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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)

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

Girardone, C., (2003). Transitional economies - Banking, finance, institutions. SERVICE INDUSTRIES JOURNAL. 23 (3)

Girardone, C., (2002). Innovation systems in the service economy: Measurement and case study analysis. SERVICE INDUSTRIES JOURNAL. 22 (3)

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

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

Beccalli, E., Casu, B. and Girardone, C., Efficiency and Stock Performance in European Banking

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

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