Dr. Adelphe Ekponon’s current papers develop theoretical and empirical methods to show how macroeconomic conditions can improve our understanding of issues in asset pricing and corporate finance. More broadly, his research interests are in theoretical and empirical asset pricing and related topics like machine learning and FinTech, structural models in Corporate Finance, Sovereign Credit Risk, and Crypto-Asset Pricing.
Before joining Telfer, Adelphe was an Assistant Professor in Finance at the University of Liverpool Management School and previously a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Cambridge - Judge Business School. He has been a Ph.D. visiting scholar at Boston College - Carroll School of Management and the University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from HEC Montréal.
His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, and has been presented at the Financial Management Association, European Finance Association, American Economic Association, Northern Finance Association, and many finance associations/Universities in the UK, USA, Canada, France, and Belgium. His work has also been semi-finalist for the best paper award in Investment (2019) and Corporate Finance (2020) in FMA Annual Meetings and received the top papers award at the Global Finance Conference (2021).