Professor Gerhard Kling

Professor Gerhard Kling
Dr rer. pol. (PhD ECON), Dipl. Vw. (BSc/MSc ECON), PG Cert HE, BSc (MATH), MSc (MATH)

Chair in Finance

Overview
Professor Gerhard Kling
Professor Gerhard Kling

Contact Details

Telephone
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Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen
Edward Wright Building S29

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=t6zfHbkAAAAJ&hl=en

Biography

Professor Gerhard Kling holds a Chair in Finance at the University of Aberdeen. Before joining Aberdeen, he was a Professor of International Business and Management at SOAS University of London, a Professor of Finance at the University of Southampton and held academic posts in Strategy and Finance at UWE and Utrecht University. He worked as Practice Specialist in Corporate Finance at McKinsey & Company, where he mainly focused on firm valuation, mergers and acquisitions. He received a PhD in Economics from the University of Tuebingen and was awarded the Dissertation Prize of the International Economic History Association. He studied Economics (Diplom Volkswirt) and Mathematics (BSc and MSc).

Research

Research Interests

Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Applied Mathematics

Research Grants

Research on China's Financial System towards Sustainable Growth: The Role of Innovation, Diversity and Financial Regulation; funded by the ESRC (ES/P005241/1) and the NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China: 71661137002).

https://gtr.ukri.org/projects?ref=ES%2FP005241%2F1

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Financial Analyis (FI3006)

Big Data in Business & Finance (IN2501)

Further Info

Admin Responsibilities

Head of Discipline (Finance), Director of Research (Finance), Programme Leader MSc Financial Mathematics

Publications

Publications