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Semih Yildirim

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School of Administrative Studies

Associate Professor

Office: Atkinson College, 218
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 22477
Email: yildirim@yorku.ca
Primary website: http://www.yorku.ca/yildirim


Professor Yildirim earned his PhD in Finance from the University of Tennessee and his MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology. Dr. Yildirim’s research interests encompass regulation, the market structure of the financial services industry and their effects on competitive conduct and performance of the financial services firms.

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He also has an interest in investments and corporate finance –specifically in corporate control, executive compensation and their effects on firm performance and shareholder’s wealth. His research has been published in a wide range of academic journals, including: Journal of Banking and Finance, European Journal of Finance, Managerial Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and Journal of Economics and Finance. Dr. Yildirim has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Financial Markets, and International finance.

Degrees

Ph.D. in Finance, University of Tennessee
MBA in Finance and International Business, Rochester Institute of Technology
B.A. in Finance and Accounting, Marmara University

Research Interests

, Competition and Regulation in Financial Markets, Performance and Efficiency in Financial Institutions, Mergers and Acquisitions, Finance

Current Research Projects


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    Travel

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    ATK Fellowship
Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Yildirim, H.S. and S.K. Mohanty, (2010) “Geographical Deregulation and Competition in the U.S. Banking Industry”, Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, 19 (2), pp.63-94

2010

Yildirim, H. S., P. Neeliah-Chinniah and P. Mathew (2008) “The Value of Stability Ratings to the Canadian Income Trust Market”, Applied Financial Economics, vol. 18 (18), pp. 1465-1474

2008

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos (2007) “Bank Efficiency: Evidence from the Transition Economies of Europe”, European Journal of Finance, 13 (2), pp. 123-143.

2007

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos (2007) "Competition and Contestability in Central and Eastern European Banking Industry", Managerial Finance, 33 (3) pp. 195-209.

2007

Yildirim, H. S. and K. Small (2007) “Executive Stock Options and Their Tax Treatment: An International Perspective”, Corporate Finance Review, Jan/Feb 2007, pp.5-19.

2007

Small K., Smith J. and H. S. Yildirim “Ownership Structure and Golden Parachutes: Evidence of Credible Commitment or Incentive Alignment?”, Journal of Economics and Finance,31 (3) pp. 368-382.

2007

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos (2007) "Restructuring, Consolidation, and Competition in Latin American Banking Markets", Journal of Banking and Finance, 31 (3), pp. 629-639.

2007

Yildirim, H. S., S.A. Kwag, and M. C. Collins (2006) “An Examination of the Equity Market Response to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Across Commercial Banking, Investment Banking and Insurance Firms”, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 33 (9-10), pp. 1629-1649

2006

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos (2007) “Bank Efficiency: Evidence from the Transition Economies of Europe”, European Journal of Finance, 13 (2), pp. 123-143.

2004

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

Yildirim, H. S., L. Tang and P. Mathew “Do Japanese Boards Matter?” International Conference on Social Sciences, September 10-12, 2009, Izmir, Türkiye

2009

Yildirim, H. S. and S. Mohanty, “Geographic Deregulation and Competition in the U.S. Banking Industry”, Financial Management Association European Conference, June 25-28, 2008, Athens, Greece

2008

Yildirim, H. S. and S. Mohanty, “Geographic Deregulation and Competition in the U.S. Banking Industry”, Third International Conference on Business, Management, and Economics (ICBME), June 13-17, 2007, Izmir, Turkey.

2007

Yildirim, H. S. and S. Mohanty, “Geographic Deregulation and Competition in the U.S. Banking Industry”, Financial Management Association European Conference, May 30 - June 1, 2007, Barcelona, Spain.

2007

Yildirim, H. S., Small K., and Smith J. “Ownership Structure and Golden Parachutes: Evidence of Credible Commitment or Incentive Alignment?”, European Financial Management Association (EFMA) 16th Annual Meeting, June 27 - 30, 2007, Vienna, Austria.

2007

Yildirim, H. S., P. Mathew and P. Neeliah-Chinniah “The Value of Stability Ratings to the Canadian Income Trust Market”, The Global Business & Economics Research Conference, July 8-11, 2007 Istanbul, Turkey.

2007

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos, “Restructuring, Consolidation and Competition in Latin American Banking Markets”, European Financial Management Association (EFMA) 15th Annual Meeting, June 28 - July 1, 2006, Madrid, Spain

2006

Yildirim, H. S. and Ihsan Isik, “Ownership, Deregulation and Productivity Developments in Banking: The Case of Turkey”, EURO/INFORMS Joint International Meeting, July 6-10, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey.

2003

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos, “The Effects of Liberalization, Deregulation, and Restructuring on the Banking Markets of Central and Eastern Europe”, Financial Management Association (FMA) European Meeting, June 4-7, 2003, Dublin, Ireland.

2003

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos, “Bank Efficiency: Evidence from the Transition Economies of Europe”, European Financial Management Association, June 26-29, 2002, London, U.K.

2002

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos, “Competition and Contestability in Central and Eastern European Banking Markets”, Financial Management Association, October 17-20, 2002, San Antonio, Texas.

2002

Yildirim, H. S., S.A. Kwag, and M. C. Collins, “An Examination of the Equity market Response to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Across Financial Service firms," Southern Finance Association, November 15-18, 2000, Savannah, Georgia.

2000

Conference Proceedings

Publication
Year

Yildirim, H. S., S.A. Kwag, and M. C. Collins, “An Examination of the Equity Market Response to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Across Financial Service Firms”, Multinational Finance Society Meeting, July 3-8, 2004, Istanbul, Turkey.

2004

Yildirim, H. S. and I. Isik, “Ownership, Deregulation and Productivity Developments in Banking: The Case of Turkey” Proceedings of the EURO/INFORMS Joint International Meeting, July 6-10, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey.

2003



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2019 AP/ADMS3531 3.0 A Personal Investment Management LECT
Fall 2019 AP/ADMS3531 3.0 B Personal Investment Management LECT
Winter 2020 AP/ADMS4542 3.0 M International Financial Management LECT
Winter 2020 AP/ADMS3531 3.0 N Personal Investment Management LECT


Professor Yildirim earned his PhD in Finance from the University of Tennessee and his MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology. Dr. Yildirim’s research interests encompass regulation, the market structure of the financial services industry and their effects on competitive conduct and performance of the financial services firms.

He also has an interest in investments and corporate finance –specifically in corporate control, executive compensation and their effects on firm performance and shareholder’s wealth. His research has been published in a wide range of academic journals, including: Journal of Banking and Finance, European Journal of Finance, Managerial Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and Journal of Economics and Finance. Dr. Yildirim has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Financial Markets, and International finance.

Degrees

Ph.D. in Finance, University of Tennessee
MBA in Finance and International Business, Rochester Institute of Technology
B.A. in Finance and Accounting, Marmara University

Research Interests

, Competition and Regulation in Financial Markets, Performance and Efficiency in Financial Institutions, Mergers and Acquisitions, Finance

Current Research Projects


    Project Type: Funded
    Funders:
    Travel

    Project Type: Funded
    Funders:
    ATK Fellowship

All Publications


Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Yildirim, H.S. and S.K. Mohanty, (2010) “Geographical Deregulation and Competition in the U.S. Banking Industry”, Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, 19 (2), pp.63-94

2010

Yildirim, H. S., P. Neeliah-Chinniah and P. Mathew (2008) “The Value of Stability Ratings to the Canadian Income Trust Market”, Applied Financial Economics, vol. 18 (18), pp. 1465-1474

2008

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos (2007) “Bank Efficiency: Evidence from the Transition Economies of Europe”, European Journal of Finance, 13 (2), pp. 123-143.

2007

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos (2007) "Competition and Contestability in Central and Eastern European Banking Industry", Managerial Finance, 33 (3) pp. 195-209.

2007

Yildirim, H. S. and K. Small (2007) “Executive Stock Options and Their Tax Treatment: An International Perspective”, Corporate Finance Review, Jan/Feb 2007, pp.5-19.

2007

Small K., Smith J. and H. S. Yildirim “Ownership Structure and Golden Parachutes: Evidence of Credible Commitment or Incentive Alignment?”, Journal of Economics and Finance,31 (3) pp. 368-382.

2007

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos (2007) "Restructuring, Consolidation, and Competition in Latin American Banking Markets", Journal of Banking and Finance, 31 (3), pp. 629-639.

2007

Yildirim, H. S., S.A. Kwag, and M. C. Collins (2006) “An Examination of the Equity Market Response to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Across Commercial Banking, Investment Banking and Insurance Firms”, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 33 (9-10), pp. 1629-1649

2006

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos (2007) “Bank Efficiency: Evidence from the Transition Economies of Europe”, European Journal of Finance, 13 (2), pp. 123-143.

2004

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

Yildirim, H. S., L. Tang and P. Mathew “Do Japanese Boards Matter?” International Conference on Social Sciences, September 10-12, 2009, Izmir, Türkiye

2009

Yildirim, H. S. and S. Mohanty, “Geographic Deregulation and Competition in the U.S. Banking Industry”, Financial Management Association European Conference, June 25-28, 2008, Athens, Greece

2008

Yildirim, H. S. and S. Mohanty, “Geographic Deregulation and Competition in the U.S. Banking Industry”, Third International Conference on Business, Management, and Economics (ICBME), June 13-17, 2007, Izmir, Turkey.

2007

Yildirim, H. S. and S. Mohanty, “Geographic Deregulation and Competition in the U.S. Banking Industry”, Financial Management Association European Conference, May 30 - June 1, 2007, Barcelona, Spain.

2007

Yildirim, H. S., Small K., and Smith J. “Ownership Structure and Golden Parachutes: Evidence of Credible Commitment or Incentive Alignment?”, European Financial Management Association (EFMA) 16th Annual Meeting, June 27 - 30, 2007, Vienna, Austria.

2007

Yildirim, H. S., P. Mathew and P. Neeliah-Chinniah “The Value of Stability Ratings to the Canadian Income Trust Market”, The Global Business & Economics Research Conference, July 8-11, 2007 Istanbul, Turkey.

2007

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos, “Restructuring, Consolidation and Competition in Latin American Banking Markets”, European Financial Management Association (EFMA) 15th Annual Meeting, June 28 - July 1, 2006, Madrid, Spain

2006

Yildirim, H. S. and Ihsan Isik, “Ownership, Deregulation and Productivity Developments in Banking: The Case of Turkey”, EURO/INFORMS Joint International Meeting, July 6-10, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey.

2003

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos, “The Effects of Liberalization, Deregulation, and Restructuring on the Banking Markets of Central and Eastern Europe”, Financial Management Association (FMA) European Meeting, June 4-7, 2003, Dublin, Ireland.

2003

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos, “Bank Efficiency: Evidence from the Transition Economies of Europe”, European Financial Management Association, June 26-29, 2002, London, U.K.

2002

Yildirim, H. S. and G. C. Philippatos, “Competition and Contestability in Central and Eastern European Banking Markets”, Financial Management Association, October 17-20, 2002, San Antonio, Texas.

2002

Yildirim, H. S., S.A. Kwag, and M. C. Collins, “An Examination of the Equity market Response to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Across Financial Service firms," Southern Finance Association, November 15-18, 2000, Savannah, Georgia.

2000

Conference Proceedings

Publication
Year

Yildirim, H. S., S.A. Kwag, and M. C. Collins, “An Examination of the Equity Market Response to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Across Financial Service Firms”, Multinational Finance Society Meeting, July 3-8, 2004, Istanbul, Turkey.

2004

Yildirim, H. S. and I. Isik, “Ownership, Deregulation and Productivity Developments in Banking: The Case of Turkey” Proceedings of the EURO/INFORMS Joint International Meeting, July 6-10, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey.

2003



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2019 AP/ADMS3531 3.0 A Personal Investment Management LECT
Fall 2019 AP/ADMS3531 3.0 B Personal Investment Management LECT
Winter 2020 AP/ADMS4542 3.0 M International Financial Management LECT
Winter 2020 AP/ADMS3531 3.0 N Personal Investment Management LECT