Yulia Merkoulova


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Yulia Merkoulova is a Professor of Finance in the Department of Banking and Finance.

Yulia completed her PhD at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Before joining Monash University, she worked at the Erasmus University, University of Stirling and University of Glasgow. She also held visiting positions in the US and Canada.

Yulia has extensive teaching and administrative experience, ranging from basic undergraduate to advanced PhD level. She supervised over 50 PhD, MSc and Honours student dissertations.

Yulia's main research interests are in corporate finance, behavioural finance, and derivatives. Her research was published in leading academic journals, including Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management and Energy Economics. She presented her research at major national and international academic and practitioner conferences.

Research interests

Yulia Merkoulova does research and supervises PhD and Honours students in the following areas of expertise (please contact for details):

  • empirical corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions,
  • corporate governance, executive compensation, board networks,
  • credit risk, debt markets,
  • futures and options, energy finance,
  • household finance, behavioural finance.

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Research Output

What is the role of institutional investors in corporate capital structure decisions? A survey analysis

Brown, S., Dutordoir, M., Veld, C. & Veld-Merkoulova, Y., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Corporate Finance. 58, p. 270-286 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Credit Cards: Transactional Convenience or Debt-Trap?

Brown, S., Veld, C. & Veld-Merkoulova, Y., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Review of Finance. 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Do managers act opportunistically towards the end of their career?

Kabir, R., Li, H. & Veld-Merkoulova, Y., Sep 2018, In : Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. 56, p. 218-232 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Carbon Finance: How Carbon and Stock Markets are Affected by Energy Prices and Emissions Regulations

Veld-Merkoulova, J. W. & Viteva, S., 2016, Cham Switzerland: Springer. 134 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Myopic loss aversion and stock investments: an empirical study of private investors

Lee, B. & Veld-Merkoulova, J. W., 2016, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 70, p. 235–246 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)