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George Blazenko

Professor, Finance

Burnaby

Room: WMC 3335

Phone: 778.782.4959

Email: blazenko@sfu.ca

Curriculum Vitae: View

Credentials

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

Biography

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. (2017). Normative portfolio theory. International Review of Financial Analysis, 52, 240-251. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2017.07.002

Blazenko, G., & Yeung, W. H. (2015). Does R&D create or resolve uncertainty? Journal of Risk Finance, 16(5), 536-553. http://doi.org/10.1108/JRKF-01-2015-0004

Blazenko, G., Pavlov, A. D., & Yeung, W. H. (2015). Business investment and economic depreciation. Journal of Accounting, Finance and Economics, 5(1), 84-100.

Fu, Y., & Blazenko, G. (2015). The Equity as a Call Option Hypothesis for the Value Premium. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 130(1), 55-70. http://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2337634

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. http://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2238449

Fu, Y., Blazenko, G., & Eddy-Sumeke, F. (2014). Business profit and consumer price sensitivity. Journal of Business and Economic Management, 2(6), 84-96. http://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1946921

Blazenko, G., & Fu, Y. (2013). Value versus growth in dynamic equity investing. Managerial Finance, 39(3), 272-305. http://doi.org/10.1108/03074351311302809

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. http://doi.org/10.1108/17439131211201013

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

Blazenko, G., & Pavlov, A. D. (2010). Value maximizing hurdle rates for R&D investment. Economics of Innovation & New Technology, 19(8), 693-717. http://doi.org/10.1080/10438590903003631

Blazenko, G., & Pavlov, A. D. (2009). Investment timing for dynamic business expansion. Financial Management, 38(4), 837-860. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-053X.2009.01058.x