Professor David Power


University of Dundee School of Business, School of Business

Accountancy & Finance, School of Business

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David Power is Professor of Business Finance in the School. After graduating from the University of Cork in 1986 with a first class honours degree, he then achieved a Masters degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1987. It was also during that year that he took up his first academic post as a lecturer in the department. He was awarded a PhD by the University of Dundee in 1992 and attained the position of Senior Lecturer in 1993. He was appointed to the Chair in Business Finance in 1996. Since being promoted to the Chair in Business Finance, he has continued to publish widely in the areas of corporate governance, market-based research and emerging market performance.


Summary of research expertise

  • Stock markets
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial analysis
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  • Financial Decision Analysis
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Corporate Finance