Hamid Boustanifar

Associate Professor

Main contributions

Journal of International Business Studies (2021), Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking (2018), Review of Finance (2018), Journal of Banking & Finance (2014), Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (2014), Applied Economics Letters (2014)

Discipline: Finance
Faculty: Data Science, Economics & Finance
Expertise: Corporate Finance, Finance and Labor, and Household Finance


Hamid Boustanifar is Associate Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School. Before joining EDHEC in 2018, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at BI Norwegian Business School. He obtained his PhD in Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics. His main research interests are in corporate finance, corporate governance, financial intermediation, finance and labor, and household finance. His research has been awarded grants from numerous sources including Norwegian Research Council, Center for Corporate Governance Research, and Bankforskningsinstitutet. His works have been frequently presented at prestigious conferences in the fields of economics, finance, and management, such as American Economic Association, American Finance Association, Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society conferences. Articles based on his research have been published in leading academic journals such as the Review of Finance, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, and Journal of Banking and Finance.

Publications of Hamid Boustanifar

01.07.2022 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Zero leverage puzzle: Do labour laws matter?

Hamid Boustanifar, Arnt Verriest

European Financial Management, July 2022

03.05.2022 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Employee Satisfaction and Long-run Stock Returns, 1984-2020

Hamid Boustanifar, Kang Young Dae

Financial Analysts Journal, June 2022, Pages 1 - 38

09.02.2022 - EDHEC publication

Pourquoi le rapport au risque d’un dirigeant influence les choix d’internationalisation de son entreprise

Hamid Boustanifar

PRI, EDHEC VOX, February 2022

16.11.2021 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Taking chances? The effect of CEO risk propensity on firms’ risky internationalization decisions

Hamid Boustanifar, Zajac Edward, Zilja Flladina

Journal of International Business Studies, Volume 53, February 2022, Pages 302 - 325

15.09.2021 - Article in a peer reviewed journal

Bankruptcy Reform, Credit Availability, and Financial Distress

Hamid Boustanifar

Finance, February 2022, Pages 1 - 64

Derniers articles EDHEC Vox


Satisfied employees also make investors happy

  • Hamid Boustanifar , Associate Professor
  • Young Dae Kang , Chief Vice Chairman, Bank of Korea Labor Union - PhD in finance, EDHEC Business School