UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)

Prof Eugene Nivorozhkin

Prof Eugene Nivorozhkin

Associate Professor in Finance



Joined UCL
1st Sep 2005

Research summary

Theoretical and empirical research (developed and emerging markets) in the areas of

- corporate finance (e.g. capital structure choice, market for corporate control);
- banking regulation (capital adequacy);
- labour markets (unemployment duration, evaluation of active labour market policies); 
- poverty; 
- economics of crime;
- economics of education;
- spatial determinants of FDI.

Teaching summary

Current courses:

Financial Management I & II (BA)

Corporate Finance and Investment in Emerging Markets (MA)

Past courses:

Introduction to Economics (BA)

Intermediate Microeconomics (BA)

Labour Economics (BA)

Corporate Finance (BA, BSc, MBA, MA, MSc)

Quantitative Methods (MA)

Principles of Banking and Finance (MA, MSc)

Financial Institutions Management (MBA, MA)

Fixed Income Securities (MBA, MA, MSc)


Goteborgs Universitet
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2001
Rostov State University
Other higher degree, Master of Arts | 1993


Eugene Nivorozhkin is the Associate Professor in Finance at SSEES UCL. Prior to joining University College London, Eugene worked as an Assistant Professor in Finance at University of Groningen, University of Gothenburg, and held visiting positions at the Wharton Business School of University of Pennsylvania, the Copenhagen Business School, Uppsala University, the Bank of Finland’s Institute for Economies in Transition  (BOFIT), City University London, Brunel University, Jagiellonian University, Freie Universität Berlin, and Corvinus University of Budapest. Eugene has over 20 peer-review publications in international academic journals, actively provides commentary in mass media (e.g., Bloomberg News, BBC Radio, The Guardian), and engages in consulting services for public and private organisations. His research interests span theoretical and empirical work in the areas of corporate finance, banking regulation, market for corporate control, capital markets, applied labour economics, economics of education, and economics of crime. 

Eugene graduated with MSc in Economics and Mathematics from Rostov State University (Russia) and received PhD in Economics from University of Gothenburg (Sweden).