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Janusz Brzeszczynski

Senior Lecturer, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Janusz BrzeszczynskiJanusz Brzeszczynski

Janusz Brzeszczynski is a senior lecturer in the Department of Accountancy, Economics and Finance at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, and specializes in international finance, financial markets, and financial econometrics. Before joining Heriot-Watt, he held a Fulbright scholarship in the United States and worked as a visiting professor in the Department of Economics, Arizona State University. He was also a visiting scholar at the Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, University of St Gallen, Switzerland, and assistant/associate professor at the Chair of Econometric Models and Forecasts, University of Lodz, Poland. Besides the Fulbright scholarship, he was also awarded an ESKAS post-doctoral scholarship at the Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and a DAAD doctoral scholarship at Kiel University, Germany. Dr Brzeszczynski has published in a number of finance journals.


Articles by this Author

  • IPOs in Emerging Markets
    by Janusz Brzeszczynski
    An initial public offering (IPO) is the sale of a company’s shares to the public for the first time, leading to a stock exchange listing. This process is known also as a public offering, or “going public.”The main reason for IPOs is the need for fresh capital to finance various business activities, such as the development of new products or expansion into new markets. Most IPOs are launched by relatively small but dynamic companies, which grow...
  • Interdependence of National and International Markets: The Foreign Information Transmission (FIT) Model
    by Boulis Ibrahim, Janusz Brzeszczynski
    The interdependence of national and international financial markets, both in returns and volatility, is well documented in the finance literature. Twenty-four-hour markets, such as the currency market, and less-continuous ones, such as stock markets, are known to exhibit correlation in returns and volatility both over time and across countries or regions. In many cases, such correlation has been increasing in recent decades. This apparent...

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