Dr Frederick Ahiabor

Job: Lecturer in Finance (VC2020)

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 207 8050

E: frederick.ahiabor@dmu.ac.uk

W: https://www.dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Dr Frederick S. Ahiabor joined Leicester Castle Business School in September 2016 as a Part-time Lecturer in Finance and subsequently appointed as a VC2020 Lecturer in Finance in September 2018.

Before joining De Montfort University, he was a Part-time Lecturer in Economics and Finance in the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University. Dr Ahiabor received his PhD in Economics from Loughborough University.

His research interests are in the area of infrastructure & project finance, banking, corporate finance, and financial economics. Dr Frederick is the Module Leader for Statistics and Probability Theory for Finance.

He teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in finance and econometrics. Dr Ahiabor has published articles in leading finance and economics journals, including Economic Letters and the International Journal of Finance and Economics. Frederick has also reviewed for leading peer-reviewed journals including Economic Letters and the Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies.

He is Co-Founder and Vice President of the International Network of Scholars in Infrastructure & Project Finance (INSPF), an organization that fosters and promotes international collaboration between academics and practitioners of Infrastructure and Project Finance.

Research group affiliations

The Finance and Banking Research Centre (FiBRe)

Research interests/expertise

Infrastructure & Project Finance, Banking, Corporate Finance, Financial Economics.

Areas of teaching

ACFI3308 Financial Econometrics

ACFI1304 Statistics and Probability Theory for Finance


PhD Economics (Loughborough University)

MSc Banking and Finance (University of Leicester)

BSc Business Administration (University of Professional Studies-Ghana)

Courses taught

ACFI2302 Econometrics

Membership of professional associations and societies

International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS)

International Network of Scholar in Infrastructure and Project Finance (INSPF)

ORCID number


Published articles

Below are my published articles Ahiabor, F. S. and James, G. A. (2018), "Domestic lead arranger certification and the pricing of project finance loans”, International Journal of Finance & Economics, forthcoming.

Ahiabor, F. S., James, G. A., Kwabi. F. O. and Siems, M. M. (2018), "Shareholder protection, stock markets and cross-border mergers”, Economics Letters 171, pp. 54-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2018.07.013

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