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S. (Simona) Rusanescu, PhD

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Simona Rusanescu is an Assistant Professor of Financial Accounting in the department of Accounting and Auditing of the University of Groningen, which she joined in August of 2018. She is tenured since January of 2022. Simona teaches Master and Bachelor courses in accounting. She obtained a PhD in Accounting and Finance and a Master in Financial Management and Advanced Accounting from Universitat Jaume I (Spain). Her research interests lie primarily in the areas of financial reporting, auditing, and corporate divestitures, with a particular interest on their effects on debt contracting. She is also interested in multinational corporations and private firms. Simona's research has been published or is accepted for publication in leading academic journals like Contemporary Accounting Research and Accounting and Business Research.


Hope, O.-K., Porumb, V.-A., Rusanescu, S., & Vyas, D. 2023. Private Information and Bank-Loan Pricing: The Effect of Upcoming Corporate Spinoffs. Contemporary Accounting Research , forthcoming.

Garcia Osma, B., Gill-de-Albornoz Noguer, B., de las Heras Cristobal, E., & Rusanescu, S. 2022. Opinion-Shopping: Firm versus Partner-Level Evidence. Accounting and Business Research , 52(7), 773-814.

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