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Professor of Corporate Finance
WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Expertise

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance


Professor B. Burcin Yurtoglu holds the Chair of Corporate Finance at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. He holds a doctoral degree from the University of Vienna. He received his venia legendi (Habilitation) from the same institution in 2004. Before joining WHU in 2010, Professor Yurtoglu served on the faculty of the economics department of the University of Vienna. He also acted as the Vice Dean of Studies from 2006 to 2010.

Burcin Yurtoglu held visiting positions at the Judge Institute of Management Studies of Cambridge University, Science Center Berlin (WZB), Central European University (Budapest), Sabanci University (Istanbul), and Fudan University (Shanghai). Professor Yurtoglu acts as an advisor to the Emerging Markets Corporate Governance Research Network (EMCGN) at the IFC / The World Bank Group.

Professor Yurtoglu has published in leading international journals including The Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Econometrics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, and many others. He provides service to the academic community as an active reviewer for various scholarly journals, as an editorial board member of the Journal of Economic and Social Research, Management and Organization Review, Global Finance Journal, Journal of Capital Markets, and as a member of the Scientific Boards of the German Economic Association of Business Administration (GEABA) and of the Turkish Corporate Governance Association.

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