Department of International Economics, Government and Business

Associate professor

Room: POR/24.A-1.72
Evis Sinani

My research concerns the international investment strategies of firms, the relevance of local contexts for strategies of MNEs and emerging market MNEs, as well as the role of networks for MNE strategic decision-making. My current research is focused on new venture firms and is primarily empirical.

Primary research areas
  • FDIs inwards and outwards
  • Internationalization strategies and modes of entry (for both MNE and new ventures)
  • Social Networks
Administrative tasks
  • Member of Academic Council (2019-2021)
  • Vice Head of Department (2016-2018)
  • Local PhD Coordinator (2014-2018)
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Other teaching activities
  • Business Analytics (CEMS)
  • International Economics and Competitiveness (BLC)
  • Business Research Methods (IBA)
  • Introduction to Corporate Finance (IBA)
Publications sorted by:
Shasha Zhao; Marina Papanastassiou; Yiannis Bassiakos; Evis Sinani; Robert Pearce / Unfolding the Intra-organisational Perception Gap in Decision-Making
In: Contemporary Issues in International Business: Institutions, Strategy and Performance. . ed. /Davide Castellani; Rajneesh Narula; Quyen T. K. Nguyen; Irina Surdu; James T. Walker. Cham : Palgrave Macmillan 2018, p. 171-189 (The Academy of International Business )
Book chapter > peer review
Florence Villeseche; Evis Sinani / Gender Diversity on Boards in Switzerland
In: Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: Volume 2: Multiple Approaches Beyond Quotas. . ed. /Cathrine Seierstad; Patricia Gabaldon; Heike Mensi-Klarbach. Vol. 2, Cham : Palgrave Macmillan 2017, p. 183-203
Book chapter > peer review
Florence Villeseche; Evis Sinani / Understanding Board Gender Diversity Beyond Human Capital : The Case of Switzerland .
Paper presented at The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2015, 2015
Paper > peer review
Bersant Hobdari; Evis Sinani; Peter Török / What Matters in Location Strategies for Latin American Multinationals : Countries, Regions or Cities?.
Abstract from Location Decisions of Multinational Enterprises, 2015
Conference abstract for conference
Ildura Busta; Evis Sinani; Steen Thomsen / Ownership Concentration and Market Value of European Banks
In: Journal of Management & Governance, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2.2014, p. 159-183
Journal article > peer review
Aleksandra Gregoric; Marc Steffen Rapp; Evis Sinani; Michael Wolff / Sharing Voice with Employees : A Cross-Country Study of Codetermination .
Poster session presented at Allied Social Science Associations Meeting. ASSA 2012, 2012
Asta Dis Oladottir; Bersant Hobdari; Marina Papanastassiou; Robert Pearce; Evis Sinani / Strategic Complexity and Global Expansion : An Empirical Study of Newcomer Multinational Corporations from Small Economies.
In: Journal of World Business, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2012, p. 686-695
Journal article > peer review
Bersant Hobdari; Evis Sinani; Marina Papanastassiou; Robert Pearce / The Overseas Expansion of Chinese Multinational Corporations
In: China and the Multinationals : International Business and the Entry of China into the Global Economy. . ed. /Robert Pearce. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2012, p. 187-196
Book chapter > peer review
Bersant Hobdari; Aleksandra Gregoric; Evis Sinani / The Role of Firm Ownership on Internationalization : Evidence from two Transition Economies.
In: Journal of Management & Governance, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2011, p. 393-413
Journal article > peer review
Evis Sinani; Bersant Hobdari / Export Market Participation with Sunk Costs and Firm Heterogeneity
In: Applied Economics, Vol. 42, No. 25, 2010, p. 3195 - 3207
Journal article > peer review
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