Dr Paula Hill

Dr Paula Hill

Dr Paula Hill
Reader in Finance

1.10 15-19 Tyndalls Park Road,
The Priory Road Complex, Priory Road, Clifton
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Telephone Number (0117) 39 41521

Department of Accounting and Finance


Paula Hill has published work in the area of corporate finance/ IPOs. Her current research focuses on the prediction of changes in credit quality and the impact of these changes on asset prices.


Shuo Wang,


ACCG30015: Advanced Topics in Finance
ACCG30072: International Finance
ECONM2034: MSc Corporate Finance and Financial Statements

Fields of interest

Credit Risk, Corporate Finance, IPOs

Latest publications

  1. Hill, P, Bissoondoyal-Bheenick, E & Faff, R, 2017, ‘New evidence on sovereign to corporate credit rating spill-overs’. International Review of Financial Analysis.
  2. Chen, J & Hill, PC, 2013, ‘The impact of diverse measures of default risk on UK stock returns’. Journal of Banking and Finance, vol 37., pp. 5118
  3. Howard, C, Robert, F, Hill, P & Harald, S, 2011, ‘Are Watch Procedures a Critical Informational Event in the Credit Ratings Process? An Empirical Investigation’. Journal of Financial Research, vol 34., pp. 617 - 640
  4. Hill, P, Robert, B & Robert, F, 2010, ‘Variations in Sovereign Credit Quality Assessments Across Rating Agencies’. Journal of Banking and Finance, vol 34., pp. 1327 - 1343
  5. Hill, P & Robert, F, 2010, ‘The Market Impact of Relative Agency Activity in the Sovereign Ratings Market’. Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, vol 37., pp. 1309 - 1347
  6. Hill, P & Helen, S, 2009, ‘Risk Disclosures on the Second Tier Markets of the London Stock Exchange’. Accounting and Finance, vol 49., pp. 753 - 780
  7. Hill, PC & Hillier, D, 2009, ‘Market feedback, investment constraints, and managerial behavior’. European Financial Management, vol 15., pp. 584 - 605
  8. Hill, P, 2008, ‘Declared investment plans and IPO firm value’. Applied Financial Economics, vol 18 (1)., pp. 23 - 39
  9. Hill, P, 2006, ‘Ownership Structure and IPO Underpricing’. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, vol 33 (1-2)., pp. 102 - 126
  10. Hill, P & Wilson, N, 2006, ‘Value Gains on Flotation and IPO Underpricing’. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, vol 33 (9-10)., pp. 1435 - 1459

Full publications list in the University of Bristol publications system

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