Research interests

Corporate finance, corporate governance

Publications

Do anti-bribery laws reduce the cost of equity? Evidence from the U.K. Bribery Act 2010

(with Suhee Kim and William Rees)

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming.

(with Louis Nguyen and Linh Nguyen)

British Journal of Management, 30(1): 106-133.

Media coverage: LSE Business Review

(with Angelica Gonzalez and Jens Hagendorff)

Journal of Corporate Finance, 47: 219-235.

(with Angelica Gonzalez and Jens Hagendorff)

Journal of Corporate Finance, 36: 26-53.

Media coverage: CFA Digest, LSE Business Review, Board Agenda

Teaching

Foundations of Econometrics (PhD), 2017 – present

Quantitative Research Methods in Finance (MSc), 2013 – present

Financial Modelling with Excel (MA Hons), 2015 – 2018

Investments and Securities Markets (MA Hons), 2015 – 2017

Investment Management (MSc), 2015 – 2017

Statistics for Finance (MSc), 2013 – 2014

Contact information

University of Edinburgh Business School

29 Buccleuch Place

Edinburgh EH8 9JS

Email: ben.sila (at) ed.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 131 650 4311