Ardita BYLO, PhD Cand.


Ph.D.: Financial Economics, Istanbul Commerce University, Türkiye (Ongoing)

MSc  : Finance, Tirana University, Albania (2010)

BA    : Finance and Accounting, University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi”, Albania (2005)


Research: Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Financial Analysis, Financial Economics

Teaching: Financial Analysis, Financial Accounting, Corporate Finance, Introduction to Finance and Financial Systems, Managerial Accounting


Academic Experience

University of New York Tirana (AL), Department of Economics and Finance, Assistant Lecturer (2022 – Current)

Istanbul Commerce University (TR), Business Faculty, Research Fellow (2018 – 2020)

University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi” (AL), Department of Finance and Accounting, Part Time Lecturer / Assistant Lecturer (2006-2017) 

Professional Experience

ČEZ Albania a.s., Controlling Department, Finance Controller (2010 – 2013)

ČEZ Distribution a.s., Asset Management Department, Investment Specialist (2008 – 2010)


Refereed Journal Articles

Bylo, A., & Çankaya, S. (2019). Capital structure determinants in transitional economies. International Journal of Commerce and Finance, 5(1), 70-78.

Refereed Conference Presentations

Bylo, A. (2019, May). Capital Structure Determinants in Western Balkans. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Conference: New Paradigms in the Global Economy, Italy: ITFA & Pisa University.

Bylo, A. (2016, April). Informal Economy and Investments in the Western Balkans, Paper presented at the 8th International Scientific Conference with theme: The role and effectiveness of investments in the integration process of Balkan societies after Stabilization Association Agreement, Montenegro: ISRD.

Bylo, A. (2015, April). The main factors that affect the demand for mortgage loans, Paper presented at the 7th International Research Conference with theme: “Post-conflict in the Balkans: Where are we 20 years after Dayton? Peace building and Balkan integration into the EU and NATO”, Montenegro: ISRD.

Bylo, A. (2014, April). Fiscal Institutions and Fiscal Politics, Paper presented at the 6th International Research Conference with theme: “Models of harmonization of the Fiscal Policies of the SEE countries with EU”, Montenegro: ISRD.

Bylo, A. (2013, October). Transition and Foreign Investment in Banking Sector, Paper presented at the 12th International Conference Business and Employment, Kosovo: Kosovo Institute of Finance.