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Dr Agnieszka Trzeciakiewicz
Lecturer in Accounting and Finance



Agnieszka Trzeciakiewicz joined the School for Business and Society in 2022 as a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance. Before joining University of York, she worked as a Lecturer in Finance at the University of Hull.

Agnieszka has a PhD in Finance, MSc in Financial Management, BA in Business and Financial Management from the University of Hull, and a ‘Licencjat’ degree in Banking and Finance from Kozminski University (Warsaw, Poland).



Agnieszka's research expertise lies in the field of corporate finance and related environmental, social and governance issues (ESG).

Her research was recognised by academia as well as industry. She received a full scholarship for her PhD in Finance from the University of Hull and research funding from the British Academy (Leverhulme Trust Small Research Grants). Agnieszka has published in leading international journals such as the European Journal of Finance, and Review of Behavioral Finance and her publications received media attention from Bloomberg (Stakeholders Get a Committee), and Columbia Law School Blog (Are CEOs Encouraged to Take Too Much Risk?, Can Excess CEO Confidence Increase Risk of Corporate Failure? ). Agnieszka’s latest research projects are available on SSRN.

She is interested in supervising PhD students in corporate finance. 


Selected publications

Leng, J., Ozkan, A., Ozkan, N., Trzeciakiewicz, A. (2021) CEO Overconfidence and the Probability of Corporate Failure: Evidence From the UK, The European Journal of Finance, 27 (12): 1210-1234.

Poletti-Hughes, J., Ozkan, A., Trzeciakiewicz, A. (2017) Directors’ Share Dealings and Corporate Insolvencies: Evidence from the UK, The European Journal of Finance, 23 (5): 427-455.

Ozkan, A., Trzeciakiewicz, A. (2014) Debt Financing, Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, 3rd edition.

Ozkan, A., Trzeciakiewicz, A. (2014) Informative Content of Insider Purchases: Evidence from the Financial Crisis, Review of Behavioral Finance, 6 (1): 26-45.


Other teaching

Agnieszka is a Fellow of the British Higher Education Academy. She has over ten years of experience in the design, delivery, and management of various undergraduate and postgraduate courses (including executive education). Agnieszka’s expertise lies in the field of corporate finance.

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