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Professor Michael Guo

BSc, MSc, PhD

Chair Professor in Finance and Deputy Director of Institute for China Development and Research

Michael's main interests lie in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance, he also specializing in hedge fund activism and investor sentiment.

Biography

Professor Guo has international experience in teaching at postgraduate (MSc, MA), and undergraduate (BSc) levels.

Professor Guo has been shortlisted by Economist Magazine for “2013 Business Professor of the Year Award” for his excellence on high-quality teaching.

In 2010, Professor Guo was appointed as Deputy Director for Institute of China Development and Research, establishing and managing collaborations on behalf of the school with Chinese authorities and universities that aim to encourage the development of high-quality research collaborations as well as executive training programmes and student exchange.

Professor Guo has several research interests, while his main focus is on Chinese Business and Finance, Corporate Finance, and Behavioural Finance. More specifically:

  • Chinese Political Connection and M&As
  • Chinese Environmental Economic and Financial Market
  • Capital Structure and Market timing
  • Asset Pricing and Momentum
  • Media Attention and Stock Return

Research Interests

  • Chinese Political Connection and M&As
  • Capital Structure and Market timing
  • Asset Pricing and Momentum
  • Media Attention and Stock Return

Research Groups

Publications

Contact Details

Chair Professor in Finance and Deputy Director of Institute for China Development and Research
+44 191 3345451