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


Dr. Eugene Nivorozhkin, Associate Professor in Finance at SSEES UCL, possesses a distinguished academic background with an MSc in Economics and Mathematics from Rostov State University, Russia, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Beginning as an Assistant Professor in Finance at the University of Gothenburg, he later transitioned to the University of Groningen. His expertise has led to invitations from esteemed institutions such as the Wharton Business School, Copenhagen Business School, Uppsala University, and the Bank of Finland’s Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT), among others. Dr. Nivorozhkin's academic areas cover Financial Management, Corporate Finance, and Investment in Emerging Markets, to name a few. His research interests include corporate finance, banking regulation, capital markets, and applied labour economics.Beyond academia, Dr. Nivorozhkin is a regular contributor to Bloomberg News, BBC Radio, and The Guardian, offering expert commentary. He also provides consultancy services to various entities. With over 20 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Nivorozhkin’s research addresses significant topics such as job search and unemployment, impact of international sanctions on global equity markets, and systemic risk in the Chinese banking sector. Dr. Eugene Nivorozhkin's career represents an enduring commitment to academia and notable contributions to finance and economics, enhancing understanding of complex economic issues.