Ben Adamolekun

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Dr Ben Adamolekun

Lecturer

Biography

Gbenga (Ben) Adamolekun joined Edinburgh Napier University as a Lecturer in Finance in August 2021.

He holds a PhD in Finance from Heriot-Watt University and a Master's degree in International Investment and Finance from Bournemouth University.

His research centres in the areas of Corporate Outcomes, FinTech, Environmentally Friendly Investments, and Behavioural Finance.

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Cash Holding Dynamics and Competition Intensity: Evidence from UK firms

Journal Article
Adamolekun, G., Jones, E., & Li, H. (in press)
Cash Holding Dynamics and Competition Intensity: Evidence from UK firms. Managerial and Decision Economics, https://doi.org/10.1002/mde.3705
Using a quasi-natural experiment and various measures of competition intensity, we examine whether an increase in product market competition is a key driver of firm cash holdi...

Risks in financial services

Book Chapter
Ring, P. J., & Adamolekun, B. (2021)
Risks in financial services. In L. Luu, J. Lowe, P. Ring, & A. Sahota (Eds.), A Practical Guide to Financial Services: Knowledge, Opportunities and Inclusion. Routledge
While we may not think of it in these terms, we all take risks everyday – whether that be crossing the road, getting on a train, or climbing a set of ladders. Research even te...

Cash Holdings and Firm Competitiveness

Presentation / Conference
Adamolekun, G., Jones, E., & Li, H. (2019, December)
Cash Holdings and Firm Competitiveness. Paper presented at Paris Financial Management Conference, Paris

Cash Holdings and Corporate Investment Valuations: Evidence from The London Stock Exchange

Presentation / Conference
Adamolekun, G., Jones, E., & Li, H. (2019, June)
Cash Holdings and Corporate Investment Valuations: Evidence from The London Stock Exchange. Paper presented at INFINITI Conference, Glasgow

The Performance of Portfolios based on Excess Cash Holdings: Evidence from UK companies

Working Paper
Adamolekun, G., Jones, E., & Li, H. (2019)
The Performance of Portfolios based on Excess Cash Holdings: Evidence from UK companies
In this study, we examine the performance of portfolios based on excess cash holdings using a sample of UK listed firms. We argue that firms with excess cash holdings outperfo...

Socially Responsible Investment

Book Chapter
Paterson, A., Elshinawy, M., Adamolekun, G., Rae, S., & Sherif, M. (2018)
Socially Responsible Investment. In A. Paterson, A. Yonekura, W. Jackson, & D. Jubb (Eds.), Contemporary Issues in Social Accounting (92-111). Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers