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Dr Binam Ghimire

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

I am a senior lecturer in finance. My research interests are mostly motivated by the literature in sustainable corporate finance, socially responsible investment and financial development. In sustainable corporate finance and investment, I look into portfolio theory, capital structure and performance of stocks that are socially responsible. Within financial development, I am interested in the debate on access to finance, and the linkage and complementary relationship between banks and stock markets for sustainable development.

My teachings are primarily focussed within finance with specialism in investment, risk and derivatives which benefits from over a decade of commercial experience including professional banking, credit analyst and consortium finance. I make extensive use of Excel, Bloomberg and E-views to increase the broader skill set of my students and enhance the experiential content of my teaching. In the school, I am the programme leader for two postgraduate finance courses: 1) MSc International Financial Management, and 2) MSc International Finance and Investment as the programme leader. Both the programmes have been structured to cover several important learning required by the professional awards such as the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) and Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) qualifications.


Campus Address

Room 233
City Campus East 1
Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Effects of official versus online review ratings, Ghimire, B., Shanaev, S., Lin, Z. 1 Jan 2022, In: Annals of Tourism Research
  • Efficient scholars: academic attention and the disappearance of anomalies, Shanaev, S., Ghimire, B. 11 Feb 2021, In: The European Journal of Finance
  • When ESG meets AAA: The effect of ESG rating changes on stock returns, Shanaev, S., Ghimire, B. 10 Jul 2021, In: Finance Research Letters
  • Children's toy or grown-ups' gamble? LEGO sets as an alternative investment, Shanaev, S., Shimkus, N., Ghimire, B., Sharma, S. 30 Nov 2020, In: Journal of Risk Finance
  • Taming the blockchain beast? Regulatory implications for the cryptocurrency Market, Shanaev, S., Sharma, S., Ghimire, B., Shuraeva, A. 1 Jan 2020, In: Research in International Business and Finance
  • Is all politics local? Regional political risk in Russia and the panel of stock returns, Shanaev, S., Ghimire, B. 1 Mar 2019, In: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance
  • Socially Responsible Investment and Market Performance: The Case of Energy and Resource Companies, Brzeszczynski, J., Ghimire, B., Jamasb, T., McIntosh, G. 1 Sep 2019, In: Energy Journal
  • Testing the Weak-Form Efficiency of Agriculture’s Capital Markets, Ghimire, B., Annussek, K., Harvey, J., Sharma, S. 2016, In: Economics and Business Review
  • The effect of market conditions on forward looking portfolio performance, Ghimire, B., Perrott, L., Karki, D. Sep 2016, In: Journal of Investment Strategies
  • Banks, non-bank companies and stock exchange: do we know the relationship?, Ghimire, B., Gautam, R., Karki, D., Sharma, S. Oct 2015, In: Economics and Business Review

  • Savva Shanaev Cryptocurrency markets: distributions, events and valuation Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 19/07/2021
  • Efan Johnson Essays in Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) and Stock Market Performance Start Date: 01/10/2018
  • Mikhail Vasenin Stock Market Investments Performance and the Environment: Does it Pay to Pollute? Start Date: 01/10/2019
  • José Luis Ruiz Del Portal Tranche Fintech and the Make-or-Buy Decision: A Valuation Model for Retail Banks Facing Disruptive Innovation I am thinking on an alternative title: Multiple Options Valuation: Turning Aversion into Appetite When Evaluating Investments in FinTech Innovation. An Incumbent's Perspective. Start Date: 05/12/2019

  • Financial Management PhD September 01 2013
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2013

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