Years at SKEMA Business School: 2



Skills & Interests 
Teaching Skills
Derivatives and Financial Engineering course “Structural Products”, “Asset Valuation and Financial Analysis”, "Derivatives Instruments", “Corporate Finance” as well as special topics classes. Undergraduate and Master level. Developed and implemented courses which covers highly mathematical and sophisticated financial concepts.
Research Skills
 Asset Pricing, Market Microstructure, High-Frequency Data Analysis, Derivatives, Trading Strategies, Curriculum for Finance majors, Education methods for Advance students
Scholarly Academic
Academic Degrees 
Ph.D.  University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Finance, Business Administration, 2008.
Ph.D.  University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, Physical Chemistry (Theoretical Physics)., 2001.
Master  Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Physics, 1990.
Work Experience 
Associate Professor, SKEMA Business School (2015 - Present), Raleigh, United States of America.
Course Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2001 - 2017), Chapel Hill, United States of America.
Assistant Professor, North Carolina Central University (2006 - 2015), Durham, United States of America.
Visiting Professor, Graduate School., Duke University (2010 - 2012), Durham, United States of America.
Operator/Facilitator/Co-Director Executive Education, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business (2002 - 2005), Durham, United States of America.
Intellectual contributions
Articles in Journals 
DESHKOVSKI, A., & Dechkovskaia, A. (2014).  Is a Night better than a Day: Empirical Evidence.   Cogent Economics & Finance.
DESHKOVSKI, A., & Amoateng, K. (2011).  Movers and shakers of the Caribbean equity markets from 1997-2008: Cointegration and accounting innovation analysis.   Journal of Emerging Markets.
Conference Presentations 
DESHKOVSKI, A. (2014). Geometrical and Arithmetical Mean Returns, Empirical Evidence from S&P500.  FEA Conference, Savannah, United States of America.
DESHKOVSKI, A. (2012). Empirical Study of Symmetry Characteristics of International Stocks' Returns.  International HEd Conference, Williamsburg, United States of America.
Professional Service 
2018:  CFA challenge (NC), Charlotte, North Carolina (State).
Chair: Conference / Track / Program
1995:  Chair of the organization committee of II International Conference of Young Scientists / Belarus State University, Minsk / Baranavichi, Belarus (International).
Conference Workshop Congress Organization
2019:  Bloomberg for Education Event, Washington DC, United States of America (Regional).
2018:  Finance workshop for students, Budapest, Hungary (International).  Teaching + promotion of SKEMA
Reviewer: Reviewer for a Journal
2016:  International Journal of Risk & Contingency Management (International).