University of Texas at Austin
Awards: Awards: Finance Department Fellowship 200-01, University Continuing Fellowship 1999-2000, CIBER Doctoral Internationalization Conference at UCLA, University Preemptive Fellowship 1996-97
Cast Western Reserve University
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Janus Pannonius University, Pécs, Hungary
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, Department of Finance, Austin, TX
Assistant Instructor (1998-2001)
Teaching Assistant (1996-1998):
JANUS PANNONIUS UNIVERSITY, Department of Managerial Economics, Pécs, Hungary
Assistant Instructor (1992-1994)
Provides students with an introduction to the Canadian business environment, including the influence of global and other macroeconomic factors on Canadian business. Students learn how to analyze business cases and problems, how to develop tools for ethical decision making in business, and how to create a business plan. Students improve research, communications, presentation, leadership and group skills. Open only to students in the Faculty of Business. Students may take only one of BUS 101, 201 or BUS 202.Fall Term 2021
Types of securities and basic methods of valuation. Valuation and selection of physical and intellectual assets. Operation of asset markets and market efficiency. Risk measures and risk reduction methods. Financing policy, including choices between debt and equity financing. Note: Students are expected to have basic familiarity with microcomputer applications. Prerequisite: STAT 151, SCI 151 or equivalent. Pre- or corequisite: MGTSC 312, ACCTG 300 or 311.Winter Term 2022
Capital budgeting and the determination of the cost of capital to the firm. Prerequisite: FIN 301 and MGTSC 312.Fall Term 2021
Advanced discussion of valuation and financial policies. Prerequisites: FIN 412. Restricted to 4th year students.Winter Term 2022
Normally restricted to third- and fourth-year Business students. Prerequisites: FIN 301 or consent of Department. Additional prerequisites may be required.Winter Term 2022
“ ‘You Can Enter but You Cannot Leave..’ U.S. Securities Markets and Foreign Firms,” Journal of Finance, 2008, 63(5): 2477-2506 (with Nadia Massoud).
“Why Do Firms Go Dark?” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2007, 42(2):421–442. (with Nadia Massoud).
“SEC Regulation, Risk-Taking and Financial Distress: Private versus Public Firms” (with Nadia Massoud and Igor Semenenko) To be presented at the NFA 2012 conference, recipient of the Jean Perrien Award at the 2012 ASAC Conference.
“Predation, Stock Prices and Financial Structure” (with Andres Almazan and Sheridan Titman)
“Patent Litigation and Deep Pockets: Does Size Matter?”