Christina Atanasova

Academic Director, PhD Program

Professor, Finance

Segal

Room: SGL 3745

Phone: 778.782.9689

Email: christina_atanasova@sfu.ca

Curriculum Vitae: View

Credentials

PhD Finance (Leeds), MS Finance (York)

Biography

Associate Professor of Finance Christina Atanasova joined the Beedie School of Business in 2007. Christina holds a PhD in Finance from Leeds University Business School. Her research interests include empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, capital structure, corporate risk management, and pension economics and finance.

Research Interests

Empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, capital structure, corporate risk management, and pension economics and finance.

Selected Publications

articles and reports

Atanasova, C., Li, M., Mugerman, Y., & Rastan, M. (2019). Government guarantees and the risk-taking of financial institutions: evidence from a regulatory experiment. Journal of Asset Management, 20(6), 476-492. http://doi.org/10.1057/s41260-019-00128-2

Atanasova, C., & Li, M. (2018). Multi-market trading and liquidity: Evidence from cross-listed companies. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 53, 117-138. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2017.09.015

Blair, A. J., Atanasova, C., Pitt, L. F., Chan, A. K. H., & Wallstrom, A. (2017). Assessing brand equity in the luxury wine market by exploiting tastemaker scores. Journal of Product and Brand Management, 26(5), 447-452. http://doi.org/10.1108/JPBM-06-2016-1214

Treen, E. R., Atanasova, C., Pitt, L. F., & Johnson, M. R. (2016). Evidence from a large sample on the effects of group size and decision-making time on performance in a marketing simulation game. Journal of Marketing Education, 38(2), 130-137. http://doi.org/10.1177/0273475316653433

Atanasova, C., Gatev, E., & Shapiro, D. (2016). The corporate governance and financing of small-cap firms in Canada. Managerial Finance, 42(3), 244-269. http://doi.org/10.1108/MF-01-2015-0003

Gebka, B., Hudson, R., & Atanasova, C. (2015). The benefits of combining seasonal anomalies and technical trading rules. Finance Research Letters, 14, 36-44. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2015.06.001

Atanasova, C., & Gatev, E. (2013). Pension plan risk-taking: Does it matter if the sponsor is publicly-traded? Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 12(2), 218-249. http://doi.org/10.1017/S1474747212000339

Atanasova, C. (2012). How do firms choose between intermediary and supplier finance? Financial Management, 41(1), 207-228. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-053X.2012.01183.x

Atanasova, C., & Hrazdil, K. (2010). Why do healthy firms freeze their defined benefit pension plans? Global Finance Journal, 21(3), 293-303. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfj.2010.09.006

Atanasova, C., & Hudson, R. S. (2010). Technical trading rules and calendar anomalies: Are they the same phenomenon? Economics Letters, 106(2), 128-130. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2009.11.001

Hudson, R. S., & Atanasova, C. (2009). Equity returns at the turn of the month - further confirmation and insights. Financial Analysts Journal, 65(4), 14-16. http://doi.org/10.2469/faj.v65.n4.8

Atanasova, C., & Gang, J. (2008). The decline in the volatility of the business cycles in the UK. Manchester School, 76(1), 14-36. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9957.2008.01079.x

Atanasova, C. (2007). Access to institutional finance and the use of trade credit. Financial Management, 36(1 (Spring)), 49-67. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-053X.2007.tb00164.x

Atanasova, C., & Wilson, N. (2004). Disequilibrium in the UK corporate loan market. Journal of Banking & Finance, 28(3 (March)), 595. http://doi.org/10.1016/S0378-4266(03)00037-2

Atanasova, C. (2003). Credit market imperfections and business cycle dynamics: A non linear approach. Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics, 7(4), 1-22. http://doi.org/10.2202/1558-3708.1112