George Blazenko

  • Professor, Finance
  • B.A. (Simon Fraser), M.A. (Western), Ph.D. (University of British Columbia)..

    Burnaby Room: WMC 3335
    Burnaby Phone: 778.782.4959

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    Professor George Blazenko teaches the Financial Management course in the Executive MBA Program. His recent publication, Corporate Leverage and the Distribution of Common Share Returns, is forthcoming in the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting.

    Research Interests

    Economics of insurance, analysis of corporate contingent claims and option pricing, corporate financial policy and pricing of initial public offerings.

    Selected Publications

    Articles and Reports

    Fu, Y., & Blazenko, G. (2015). Returns for dividend paying and non-dividend paying firms. International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 9(2), 1-15.

    Fu, Y., Blazenko, G., & Eddy-Sumeke, F. (2014). Business profit and consumer price sensitivity. Journal of Business and Economic Management, 2(6), 84-96.

    Blazenko, G., & Fu, Y. (2013). Value versus growth in dynamic equity investing. Managerial Finance, 39(3), 272-305.

    Blazenko, G., Pavlov, A. D., & Eddy-Sumeke, F. (2012). New venture start-ups and technological innovation. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 8(1), 4-35.

    Blazenko, G., & Pavlov, A. D. (2010). Investment timing for new business ventures. Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 15(1), 37-68. DOI

    Blazenko, G., & Pavlov, A. D. (2010). Value maximizing hurdle rates for R&D investment. Economics of Innovation & New Technology, 19(8), 693-717.

    Blazenko, G., & Pavlov, A. D. (2009). Investment timing for dynamic business expansion. Financial Management, 38(4), 837-860.

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