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Bige Kahraman Alper

Associate Professor of Finance


Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street
Oxford
OX1 1HP

Profile

Bige is an Associate Professor of Financial Economics at the Saïd Business School of the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Kellogg College at the University of Oxford.

She is a Research Affiliate in the Financial Economics programme of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). From 2017 to 2020, she was an Economic Advisor to the Financial Conduct Authority.    

She holds PhD in Economics from Yale University with specialisations in financial markets and econometrics. Econometrics is a sub-field of economics which uses big data, mathematics and statistical inference to quantify economic phenomena.  

Expertise:  

  • Financial stability 
  • Asset management 
  • Sustainability 

Bige regularly publishes in top-tier academic journals and engages with policy makers (such as the FED, SEC, IOSCO, and Bank of England) and practitioners. Her work has been selected as a ‘Must Read' by top academic journals, and she frequently shares her expertise with the media. Her recent work has been cited by the business press such as the Financial Times, Bloomberg, CBS News as well as in a variety of policy documents by supranational institutions (IMF, Bank of International Settlements).  

To find out more about Bige's work, visit her personal website

Research

Bige’s research is concerned with market frictions, efficiency and market crises.

Publications

ES risks and shareholder voice(opens in new window)

  • Journal article
  • The Review of Financial Studies
  • Yazhou Ellen He,
  • Bige Kahraman,
  • Michelle Lowry
Research Office FTE Eligible Faculty
Finance

Swing pricing and fragility in open-end mutual funds(opens in new window)

  • Journal article
  • Review of Financial Studies
  • Dunhong Jin,
  • Marcin Kacperczyk,
  • Bige Kahraman,
  • Felix Suntheim
Research Office FTE Eligible Faculty
Finance

Swing Pricing and Fragility in Open-End Mutual Funds(opens in new window)

  • Journal article
  • Review of Financial Studies
  • Dunhong Jin,
  • Marcin Kacperczyk,
  • Bige Kahraman,
  • Felix Suntheim
Research Office FTE Eligible Faculty
Finance

Fee complexity and investor mistakes in retail financial markets(opens in new window)

  • Journal article
  • Quarterly Journal of Finance
  • Bige Kahraman
Research Office FTE Eligible Faculty
Finance

Publicizing arbitrage(opens in new window)

  • Journal article
  • Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
  • B Kahraman
Research Office FTE Eligible Faculty
Finance
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Teaching

Bige obtained extensive teaching experience throughout her career. She has taught a wide variety of courses in both economics and finance. At Saïd, she teaches in several different types of programmes including the MBA, executives and diploma.  

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