Professor Andrew Vivian

PhD (Durham)

  • Professor of Finance

Expertise: asset pricing; corporate finance; financial markets; market efficiency.

Andrew Vivian joined Loughborough University in July 2008. He previously held posts as a Lecturer at the University of St. Andrews and a member of Teaching Faculty at the University of Durham, whilst studying for his PhD.

He also holds a BA in Economics and an MSc in Finance from the University of Durham. He has extensive teaching experience in economics and finance. He lead the development of a new suite of Finance MSc programmes and their successful implementation.

Andrew has a strong international research profile. He serves as an Associate Editor at the European Journal of Finance and has published widely in leading internationally recognised Finance journals. In addition, he has supervised several PhD students to successful completion.

Andrew’s research interests are in the areas of investments, empirical finance, commodities and market efficiency.

Andrew’s research is primarily in the sphere of empirical finance. His work can be broadly grouped into investments and market efficiency. His work on investments examines the relationship between fundamentals and security returns. Andrew also researches in the field of market efficiency investigating stock market 'anomalies', the response of the market to information and the volatility of markets.

Andrew serves as an Associate Editor at the European Journal of Finance and as an Editor at Cogent Economics and Finance. He also organised two conferences:

  1. the British Accounting and Finance Association Northern Group Annual meeting in September 2016;
  2. Forecasting Macroeconomic and Financial Time Series in July 2014.

Andrew has been a member of the programme committee for the Southern Finance Association (US) Annual Conference since 2009.

Andrew is an external examiner of MSc programmes (Economics) at the University of Reading. He also has examined PhD theses at the University of Manchester, University of Reading.

Andrew also acts as a referee for numerous journals of international esteem including: Accounting and Business Research; Energy Economics; Energy Policy; European Financial Management; European Journal of Finance; International Journal of Finance and Economics; International Journal of Forecasting; Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting; Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of International Business Studies; Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money; Journal of Time Series Analysis; Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics.