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Dr William Klubinski


Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr William Joseph Klubinski is the Lecturer in Accounting and Financial Management at Northumbria University.

Before joining NBS, William worked at various organisations such as HM Treasury, Virgin Money, Serco, UKAR (formerly Northern Rock) in the roles of a Fraud Analytics Subject Matter Expert as well as Senior Fraud and Financial Crime Data Analyst. Furthermore, William has previously taught Statistics on the Master's degree level at Newcastle University Business School. 

William Klubinski

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

William's research interests:

  • The performance/performance persistence of mutual/hedge funds.
  • Gender, race, ethnicity in the context of finance.
  • Genetics (diversity, variation, heredity).



BAFA - The British Accounting and Finance Association: Annual Conference with Doctoral Masterclasses 2021 (9, 12-13 April 2021)

Klubinski W. J., Verousis T. and Tsoligkas F. (2020) “Gender Differences in Hedge Fund Performance.”


Centre for Financial Econometrics, Asset Markets & Macroeconomic Policy (EMP): Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds and Factor Investing Conference (3-4 June 2019)

Klubinski W. J., Verousis T. (2019) "Hedge Fund Performance Persistence: Do the country of domicile and the investment strategy matter?"



The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

Expert Acknowledgements: COVID-19 Economy and Finance for The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

Key Publications


  • Accounting and Finance PhD June 28 2021
  • Accounting and Finance MSc November 01 2015
  • Business andManagement Studies BA (Hons) July 01 2014

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