Dr. Durnev’s research interests are primarily focused on corporate finance, governance, and financial markets development. His work involves empirical investigations of firm governance structures, disclosure policies, insider trading regulation and idiosyncratic volatility. He has published this work in top academic journals, such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of International Business Studies, Michigan Law Review, and Economics of Transition.
Dr. Durnev taught classes for undergraduates, MBAs, PhDs, and executives in the U.S., Canada, Japan, and Russia. Dr. Durnev presented his work at over 100 seminars and conferences worldwide.
Dr. Durnev earned his Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Michigan Business School. He has written articles for the Canadian and international newspapers and given numerous interviews to the national TV and radio programs in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, and Russia. In 2009, Dr. Durnev was a visiting professor at SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management.