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Mihail Miletkov


Mihail K. Miletkov is Associate Professor of Finance and Co-Director of the Peter T. Paul Financial Policy Center at the University of New Hampshire.

Mihail’s research interests are in empirical corporate finance with a focus on international finance and corporate governance. His research has been published in leading academic journals including Management Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Financial Review, and Journal of Corporate Finance among others. His research has also been recognized with Best Paper Awards at national and international finance conferences.

Courses Taught

  • ACFI 706: Financial Modeling & Analytics
  • ACFI 806: Financial Modeling & Analytics
  • ACFI/FIN 806/706: Financial Modeling & Analytics
  • ADMN 570: Intro to Financial Management
  • FIN 706: Financial Modeling


  • Ph.D., Finance, University of Georgia
  • B.B.A., Finance, University of Georgia

Research Interests

  • International Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and ESG
  • Privatization

Selected Publications

  • He, Z., Miletkov, M. K., & Staneva, V. (2023). New kids on the block: The effect of Generation X directors on corporate performance. Journal of Empirical Finance, 71, 66-87. doi:10.1016/j.jempfin.2023.02.001

  • Nikolov, A., Peev, P., & Miletkov, M. (2022). Chief marketing officers and firm performance: A multinational perspective on the value relevance of the chief marketer. Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science, 32(2), 180-197. doi:10.1080/21639159.2020.1808830

  • Jiang, C., Kubick, T. R., Miletkov, M. K., & Wintoki, M. B. (2018). Offshore Expertise for Onshore Companies: Director Connections to Island Tax Havens and Corporate Tax Policy. MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 64(7), 3241-3268. doi:10.1287/mnsc.2017.2776

  • Miletkov, M., Poulsen, A., & Wintoki, M. B. (2017). Foreign independent directors and the quality of legal institutions. Journal of International Business Studies, 48(2), 267-292. doi:10.1057/s41267-016-0033-0

  • Miletkov, M. (2016). Offshore Expertise for Onshore Companies: Director Connections to Island Tax Havens and Corporate Tax Policy. In Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting.

  • Hansen, B., Miletkov, M., & Wintoki, M. (2015). Investor Protection and the Role of Firm-Level Financial Transparency in Attracting Foreign Investment. FINANCIAL REVIEW, 50(3), 393-434. doi:10.1111/fire.12072

  • Liu, Y., Miletkov, M. K., Wei, Z., & Yang, T. (2015). Board independence and firm performance in China. JOURNAL OF CORPORATE FINANCE, 30, 223-244. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2014.12.004

  • Miletkov, M. K., Poulsen, A. B., & Wintoki, M. B. (2014). The role of corporate board structure in attracting foreign investors. JOURNAL OF CORPORATE FINANCE, 29, 143-157. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2014.06.005

  • Miletkov, M., & Wintoki, M. B. (2012). Financial development and the evolution of property rights and legal institutions. Emerging Markets Review, 13(4), 650-673. doi:10.1016/j.ememar.2012.09.005

  • Kaya, I., Lyubimov, K., & Miletkov, M. (2012). To liberalize or not to liberalize: Political and economic determinants of financial liberalization. Emerging Markets Review, 13(1), 78-99. doi:10.1016/j.ememar.2011.10.002

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