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Marat V. Smirnov

Senior Lecturer, Department of Finance and Accounting

 

E-mail: zavred_rjm@gsom.spbu.ru

 

EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • Candidate of Science (Economics), Faculty of Economics, St. Petersburg University, 2003.
  • Specialist Degree, Faculty of Economics, St. Petersburg University, 2000.

 

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS

  • Corporate Governance
  • Clusters and Firms’ Competitiveness

 

SELECTED PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Reactions of emerging stock markets to dividend announcements during economic growth: Evidence from India and Russia// Eurasian Economic Review. 2019. Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 71–89 (with Berezinets I., Bulatova L., Ilina Yu.)
  • How does stock market react to dividend surprises? Evidence from emerging markets of India and Russia//Journal of Asia-Pacific Business. 2017. Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 153-179 (with Berezinets I., Bulatova L., Ilina Yu.)
  • Board of directors and dividend policy in Russian companies with direct state participation //E-Journal “Corporate Finance”. 2017. Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 50-77 (with Ambardnishvili T., Berezinets I., Ilina Yu.) (in Russian)
  • The Russian market reaction to dividend surprises: an empirical study//Russian Management Journal. 2016. Vol.14, Issue 2, pp. 29-48 (with Berezinets I., Bulatova L., Ilina Yu.) (in Russian)
  • Board of directors in Russian state-owned companies//Economics of Contemporary Russia. 2016. Issue 2, pp. 90-106 (with Berezinets I., Ilina Yu.) (in Russian)
  • Corporate Governance in the Company: Striving for Excellence or Finding Yourself? A Review of Verbitsky V. K. "From an Ideal to Reality. What Companies Really Need from Corporate Governance Best Practices". Moscow, 2015 // Russian Management Journal. 2016. Vol.14, Issue 1, pp. 131–137 (in Russian)
  • The reaction of the Russian market on the announcement of dividend payment : An Empirical Study// Vestnik (Herald) of Saint Petersburg University. Management Series. 2015. Vol. 1. Р. 44–90, (together with Berezinets I., Bulatova L., Ilina Y.).
  • Smirnov М. V. Corporate Governance: Introductory Course (study guide). SPb.: GSOM Publishing House, 2014 (with А. V. Bukhvalov).
  • Smirnov М. V. Strategic Alliances: A Note on Approaches to Choice of Governance Structure// Vestnik SPbGU. Economics series, 2003. N. 2. P. 125–129.

 

RESEARCH GRANTS 

  • Research Grant for the project “Corporate Governance Arrangements as an Anti-Earnings Management Instrument: An Analysis of Russian Companies“//Research project, St.Petersburg State University. 2019-2020 (together with O. Bandaluyk, E. Nikulin)
  • Research Grant for the project “Intellectual capital of board of directors as a determinant of corporate performance in Russia” // Research project, St.Petersburg State University. 2017-2018 (together with I. Berezinets, T. Garanina, Yu. Ilina)
  • Research Grant for the project “Corporate boards diversity and corporate performance in Russia” // Research project, St.Petersburg State University. 2014-2016 (together with I. Berezinets, T. Garanina, Yu. Ilina)

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS 

  • International Corporate Governance Society (ICGS), 2016-
  • Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES), 2019-
  • Society for the Study of Emerging Markets, 2019-

 

INTERNSHIP ABROAD

  • Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2006.

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Executive Secretary, The Russian Management Journal, 2007–2017.
  • Managing Editor, The Russian Management Journal, 2017–2018.

Courses

  • Corporate Governance (Bachelor program)
  • Research Seminar (MCF)