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Strategic Management and Organization Theory, Sociological Influences on Financial Markets, Corporate Fraud, Diffusion of Practices, Reverse Mergers and Special Purpose Acquisition Companies
Entrepreneurial Finance, Organizational Foundations of Financial Markets, Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition and Search Funds
Ivana Naumovska is an Assistant Professor at INSEAD. Her research examines how social and economic forces jointly shape financial market dynamics. In particular she examines the diffusion of financial practices, and the consequences of corporate financial fraud. A distinctive feature of Ivana’s research is its focus on novel and understudied financial phenomena, such as reverse mergers and special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).
Ivana's research has been published or is forthcoming in leading academic journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Annals, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and Review of Finance. Her research has also received numerous prestigious recognitions and awards, including Best Dissertation Award from the Dutch Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences, and multiple Best and Distinguished Paper Awards from the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Societies. Ivana serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal and Strategy Science.
Ivana’s research and expert opinions on SPACs have been featured in leading business media (e.g., Bloomberg, CBS News, Financial Times, Reuters, TechCrunch and The Wall Street Journal). As a professor at INSEAD, Ivana has been awarded the Deans’ Commendation for Excellence in MBA Teaching and has been nominated multiple times for the Best Elective Teaching Award.
Ivana completed a Postdoc at Northwestern University, holds PhD in Management and Finance (cum laude) and an MA in Finance (cum laude) from Erasmus University, and a BA in Financial Economics from Utrecht University (cum laude).