Biljana Adebambo

Biljana Adebambo
Phone: (619) 260-4294
Office: Olin Hall 207

Associate Professor of Finance

  • PhD, University of Missouri, Finance
  • BBA, University of Braca Karic, Serbia
Biljana Nikolic Adebambo is an associate professor of finance at the University of San Diego School of Business. Her research interests are in the area of empirical asset pricing, with a particular focus on the cross-section of stock returns, institutional investors and behavioral finance. Her work has been published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, Financial Management, Journal of Financial Markets and Review of Behavioral Finance.
Professor Adebambo teaches undergraduate and MBA level courses in investments, as well as an advanced seminar in asset pricing in the Master's in Finance program.
She is currently a Faculty Mentor for the CFA Investment Research Challenge and a Faculty Advisor for the Investment Banking Group.

Areas of Expertise

empirical asset pricing, mutual funds, financial analysts, learning and attention in financial markets, behavioral finance


  • Mortar Board Award, 2017
  • Mortar Board Award, 2013

Selected Publications

  • Adebambo, B., Yan, X. (2017) Investor Overconfidence, Firm Value, and Corporate Decisions, Management Science, http://pubsonline.informs.
  • Adebambo, B., Yan, X. (2016) Momentum, Reversal, and Fund Manager Overconfidence, Financial Management , 45(3), 609-639.
  • Adebambo, B., Brockman, P., Yan, X. (2015) Anticipating the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis: Who Knew What and When Did They Know It?, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 50(4), 647-669.
  • Nikolic, B., Yu, H., Lynch, A., Yan, X. (2014) Aggregate Short Selling, Commonality, and Stock Market Returns, Journal of Financial Markets, 17, 199-229.
  • Nikolic, B., Howe, J. (2012) Catering for Security Types: the Case of Warrants, Review of Behavioral Finance, 4(1), 28-45.

Office Hours

Section 01
9/10 - 12/14 M W 10:00 am - 12:30 pmOlin Hall - 207
Section 02
9/10 - 12/14 M W 10:00 am - 12:30 pmOlin Hall - 207
Section 03
9/10 - 12/14 M W 10:00 am - 12:30 pmOlin Hall - 207