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. She taught undergraduate Financial Management and is currently focusing on teaching the undergraduate Investments course. 

Adebambo’s research interests are in the area of empirical asset pricing, with 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.

Areas of Expertise

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


  • 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.