Sigitas Karpavicius

Associate Professor Sigitas Karpavicius

Associate Prof/Reader

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr. Sigitas Karpavicius is an associate professor of finance at the University of Adelaide Business School, which he joined in 2015. Dr. Karpavicius received his PhD from the University of New South Wales in 2011. Prior to his PhD studies, he obtained MA degree in Economics and Management Science from Humboldt University in Berlin and did research at the Economics Department of the Bank of Lithuania.

Dr. Karpavicius’ research interests are in the area of theoretical and empirical corporate finance. They include, but are not limited to, capital structure and security issues, payout policy, executive compensation, and general/partial equilibrium modelling. His research has been published in various international journals, including the Journal of Corporate Finance and Journal of Banking and Finance.

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 Principal Supervisor Essays on Corporate Pension Plans Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Fanyu Lu
    2022 Co-Supervisor The influence of sports inspiration on corporate innovation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yudong Liu
    2021 Principal Supervisor Essays on Corporate Policies Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Adam Paul Mumme
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2020 - 2022 Co-Supervisor Say on Pay, CEO Pay Sensitivities, Firm Risk and Agency Costs of Debt Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Jinhong Park
    2016 - 2020 Co-Supervisor THREE ESSAYS ON FOREIGN CEOS Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Christiana Osei Bonsu
  • Position: Associate Prof/Reader
  • Phone: 83138007
  • Email: sigitas.karpavicius@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83134368
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10, floor 12
  • Org Unit: Finance and Banking

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