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Dr Lora Dimitrova

Dr Lora Dimitrova

Senior Lecturer in Finance

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+44 (0) 1392 725979


Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK

Lora Dimitrova is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter Business School. Her research focuses on entrepreneurial finance, corporate innovation, and venture capital. Her work has been published in top academic journals such as the Journal of Accounting and Economics, and the Journal of Banking and Finance. Her work has won several research grants including the Coller Institute of Venture Research Grant, the British Academy Leverhulme Research Grant and Chaire Fintech AMF Grant. Her research has also been awarded the Coller Institute of Private Equity Runner-up Prize. Lora earned her Ph.D. in Finance from the London Business School, and her M.Sc. in Finance from Concordia University.

Nationality: Bulgarian/Canadian

Qualifications

  • PhD (London Business School)
  • MSc (Concordia University)

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Research interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Venture Capital
  • Innovation
  • Private Equity

 

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Publications by category


Journal articles

Dimitrova L (2017). Perverse incentives of special purpose acquisition companies, the “poor man's private equity funds”. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 63(1), 99-120. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Basu N, Dimitrova L, Paeglis I (2009). Family control and dilution in mergers. Journal of Banking and Finance, 33(5), 829-841. DOI.

Publications by year


2017

Dimitrova L (2017). Perverse incentives of special purpose acquisition companies, the “poor man's private equity funds”. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 63(1), 99-120. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2009

Basu N, Dimitrova L, Paeglis I (2009). Family control and dilution in mergers. Journal of Banking and Finance, 33(5), 829-841. DOI.