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Dr Frank Obenpong Kwabi

Job: Lecturer in Accounting and Finance (VC2020)

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Faculty of Business and Law

Address: Hugh Aston Building

T: 0116 201 3862

E: frank.kwabi@dmu.ac.uk

W: dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Frank joined De Montfort University as a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance (VC2020) in September 2016. Prior to joining the Leicester Business School, he was a tutor in finance at the University of Strathclyde. Frank completed his PhD in Finance at the University of Strathclyde entitled ‘The impact of sub-optimal international portfolio allocation on cost of capital, stock market development and investor protection standards’.

Publications and outputs 

 

 

Research interests/expertise

  • Corporate Finance
  • International portfolio diversification
  • Cost of capital
  • Stock market development
  • Investor protection standards
  • Insider trading
  • Equity home and foreign bias

Areas of teaching

  • Corporate Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Introduction to Finance and Accounting
  • Derivatives

Qualifications

PhD University of Strathclyde

MSc Heriot Watt University

PG Cert University of Strathclyde

BA (Hons) First Class Edinburgh Napier University

Courses taught

First year undergraduate:

  • ACFI 1203 Financial Decision Making
  • ACFI 1420 Professional Communication
  • CORP 2165 Contemporary Management

Third year undergraduate:

  • ACFI 3203 Business Finance

Postgraduate:

  • LCBS5000 Entrepreneurial Finance and Financial Management – Module Leader

Membership of external committees

Royal Economic Society

American Finance Association

Conference attendance

Kwabi, F.O., Neupane, S., Paudyal, K., and Thapa, C., (2014) International portfolio investment and stock market development: British Accounting and Finance Association, London School of Economics, London. 

Kwabi, F.O., Neupane, S., Paudyal, K., and Thapa, C., (2014) Foreign portfolio investor’s influence and investor protection standards: Scottish DTC Business and Management Pathway PhD Colloquium at Stirling Management Centre. University of Stirling.

Kwabi, F.O., Faff, R., Marshall., and Thapa, C., (2013) Sub-optimal portfolio allocation and cost of capital: 7th International Accounting and Finance Doctoral Symposium. Bologna, Italy.

Key research outputs

Kwabi, F.O., Faff, R., Marshall., and Thapa, C., (2016) Sub-optimal portfolio allocation and cost of capital (with Robert Faff, Andrew Marshall and Chandra Thapa) – Journal of Multinational Financial Management Vol 35, (6), pp. 41-58, (2016)

Kwabi, F.O., Neupane, S., Paudyal, K., and Thapa, C. International portfolio investment and stock market development  – Working paper

Kwabi, F.O., Neupane, S., Paudyal, K., and Thapa, C. Foreign portfolio investor’s influence and investor protection standards – Working paper

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