CV

 

I am a Ph.D. candidate at the doctoral research programme of Stockholm Business School (SBS) - Stockholm University. I graduate by beginning of 2017 in field of Financial Economics. I am interested in research and teaching in corporate finance, corporate goverance, capital structure and financial markets.

 

I carry on my research under supervision of Professor Michael Graham and Professor Lars Nordén. Currently, I am hired as Ph.D. candidate and teacher assistant (TA) at the SBS.

Education

 

Ph.D. Candidate - Stockholm Business School – Stockholm University

 

Stockholm – Sweden 2010-

 

Financial Economics – Discretionary Environment, Earnings Management and Capital Structure

 

Courses:

 

Stockholm School of Economics: Corporate Finance and Contract Theory, Applied Corporate Finance, Time series Econometrics, Empirical Asset Pricing, Understanding Financial Regulation.

 

Stockholm University: Econometrics & Causality, Econometrics - Methods for analysis of Micro data, Problem Formulation, Introduction to Research Process, Collaborative Learning & Feedback, English Academic Writing

 

Uppsala University: Advanced Stata, Structural Equation Modelling

 

M.Sc. - Stockholm Business School – Stockholm University

 

Stockholm – Sweden 2007-2010

 

Banking & Finance Master Program – 120 ECTS

 

Thesis Title: Long Memory Modelling in Equity Markets, A Quantitative Study.

 

Courses: Financial Institutions Management, Fixed Income Securities, Portfolio Management, Performance Management, Financial Derivatives, Econometrics/Time Series Analysis

 

 

M.Sc. – Department of Applied Physics and Mathematics - Mälardalen University

 

Västerås – Sweden 2006-2007

 

Financial Engineering - 120 ECTS (Applied Mathematics in Finance)

 

Thesis Title: A Quantitative Risk Optimization of Markowitz Model - An Empirical Investigation on Swedish Large Cap List

 

Courses: Portfolio Theory I & II, Stochastic Processes, Financial & Risk Management Software, Degree Project in Mathematics

 

 

B.Sc. – Department of Applied Physics and Mathematics - Mälardalen University

 

Västerås – Sweden 2003-2006

 

Analytical Finance - 180 ECTS (Mathematics/Applied Mathematics in Finance)

 

Thesis Title: Monte Carlo Simulation of Heston Model in MATLAB GUI and its Application to Options

 

Courses: Financial & Management Accounting, Corporate Finance & Investment, Micro Economics &Trade Theory, Macro Economics & International Finance, Marketing Management & Organizational Theory, Algebra, Linear Algebra, Calculus, Numerical Methods, Financial Mathematics, Java in Analytical Finance, Degree Project in Mathematics, Statistical Inferences, Probability Theory

 

Working Experience

Stockholm University - Research Position (Ph.D. candidate) (75% activity level)

 

Stockholm-Sweden 2010 -

 

Job Assignments: Work independently on academic and quantitative research projects; statistical and econometric analysis of data and demonstrate results. Use of econometrics and statistical analysis software. Writing academic articles to publish in peer reviewed journals and presentations in academic conferences.

 

Swedish House of Finance (SHoF) - Visiting Research Position

 

Stockholm-Sweden 2014

 

Job Assignments: To exert finance related research at SHoF and participate in seminars, mini-courses, events and conferences. Interaction with Faculty and other Ph.D. candidates. Working on my own research project.

 

Stockholm University - Teaching, Thesis Supervision and Administration (25% activity level)

 

Stockholm-Sweden 2010 -

 

Job Assignments: Teaching assistance in form of calculation exercises and seminar lectures for a series of courses in finance (Corporate Finance, Advanced Financial Theory, Finance, Corporate Valuation) and supervision and examination of Bachelor and Master theses in finance and administrative responsibilities.

 

Statoil - Indirect Tax Professional - Customs & Excises

 

Mechelen-Belgium 2008-2009

 

Job Assignments: Preparation and reporting of different declarations, communication with authorities and follow up of cases with authorities and business, participating in weekly and strategic meetings and improvement of procedures under surveillance of the line manager. Assistance in project management under Statoil’s Project Management model.

 

 

 

 

Conferences

Portuguese Finance Network 2016 – Presenting Paper - Covilhã – Portugal

 

Paper Title: Discretionary Environment & Earnings Management: Governance-Augmented Earnings Management Model

 

Portuguese Finance Network 2014 – Presenting Paper - Algarve – Portugal

 

Paper Title: Substitutability and Complementarity of Industry Regulation and Corporate Governance: An Empirical Investigation

 

Ph.D. Workshop 2012-14 – Presenting Papers - Stockholm – Sweden

 

Paper Title: Substitutability and Complementarity of Industry Regulation and Corporate Governance: An Empirical Investigation

 

East Finance Association 2012 – Presenting Paper - Boston – USA

 

Paper Title: Long Memory in BRICS: An Empirical Investigation

 

Nordic Academy of Management NFF - 2011 - Presenting Paper - Stockholm - Sweden

 

Paper Title: Long Memory in BRICS: An Empirical Investigation

 

Information and Prediction Markets 2010 - Presenting Paper - Nottingham – England

 

Paper Title: Long Memory in BRICS: An Empirical Investigation

AMIR KHEIROLLAH

Phone: +46 - (0)70 - 401 - 47 32

Email: akh@sbs.su.se

Location: Stockholm - Sweden

Skills:

 

  • Research and Project Management

 

  • Econometrics and Statistical Analysis

 

  • Teaching

 

 

AMIR KHEIROLLAH

 

Ph.D. candidate in financial economics.

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