Dr Adriana Korczak

Dr Adriana Korczak

Dr Adriana Korczak
Senior Lecturer in Accounting

1.01, 15-19 Tyndalls Park Road,
The Priory Road Complex, Priory Road, Clifton
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Telephone Number (0117) 39 41490

Department of Accounting and Finance

Personal profile

Adriana’s research interests span market based accounting research and finance and she focuses on the role of information in financial markets. Her most current research focuses on the impact of Brexit on individual companies. Adriana's other projects evolve around corporate insiders' trading, earnings management and credit ratings.


Market based accounting research, corporate finance, corporate governance


In 2017, Adriana together with Sam Bell and Emma Pugh was awarded the University Award for Education as part of the Bristol Teaching Awards. The Bristol Teaching Awards recognise and reward those members of staff who have made an outstanding contribution to teaching, providing support for students and enhancing the student learning experience.

EFIM10006: Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance 2
EFIMM0010: Accounting and Capital Markets


Fields of interest

Corporate governance, Disclosure regulations and stock market efficiency, Market based accounting research

Latest publications

  1. Hill, P, Korczak, A & Korczak, P, 2019, ‘Political uncertainty exposure of individual companies: The case of the Brexit referendum’. Journal of Banking and Finance, vol 100., pp. 58-76
  2. Hill, P, Korczak, A & Wang, S, 2018, ‘The use of earnings and operations management to avoid credit rating downgrades’. Accounting and Business Research.
  3. Gebka, B, Korczak, A, Korczak, P & Traczykowski, J, 2017, ‘Profitability of insider trading in Europe: A performance evaluation approach’. Journal of Empirical Finance, vol 44., pp. 66-90
  4. Hillier, D, Korczak, AK & Korczak, P, 2015, ‘The impact of personal attributes on corporate insider trading’. Journal of Corporate Finance, vol 30., pp. 150-167
  5. Fidrmuc, JP, Korczak, A & Korczak, P, 2013, ‘Why does shareholder protection matter for abnormal returns after reported insider purchases and sales?’. Journal of Banking and Finance, vol 37., pp. 1915-1935
  6. Korczak, AK & Korczak, P, 2013, ‘The development of emerging stock markets and the demand for cross-listing’. Journal of Empirical Finance, vol 24., pp. 63-77
  7. Korczak, A, Korczak, P & Lasfer, M, 2010, ‘To Trade or Not to Trade: The Strategic Trading of Insiders around News Announcements’. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, vol 37., pp. 369 - 407
  8. Korczak, A & Korczak, P, 2009, ‘Corporate ownership and the information content of earnings in Poland’. Applied Financial Economics, vol 19., pp. 703 - 717

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