Ph. D., University of North Carolina, 1995; MBA Wake Forest University, B.A. (Hons) Delhi University
Institutional trading (market microstructure), delegated portfolio management, trading strategies, corporate finance
Dimensional Fund Advisors
Performance persistence in institutional investment management; trading by crossing, co-movement and return predictability; exchange traded funds; competition and performance.
Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2005-present; Emory University: Associate Professor and Area Chair, 1997-2005; Purdue University: Assistant Professor, 1995-1997.
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Q Group Research Award
"Grandstanding, Certification and the Underprice of Venture Capital Backed IPOs," with Peggy Lee, Journal of Financial Economics, 73, 2004, 375-407.
"Institutional Trading and Alternative Trading Systems," with Jennifer Conrad and Kevin Johnson, Journal of Financial Economics, 70, 2003, 99-134.
"Momentum Trading by Institutions," with S. G. Badrinath, Journal of Finance, December 2002, 2449-2478.
"Agency Conflicts in Closed-End Funds: The Case of Rights Offerings," with Ajay Khorana and Marc Zenner, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 37 (2), 2002.
"Institutional Trading and Soft Dollars," with Jennifer Conrad and Kevin Johnson, Journal of Finance, 56, 2001.
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DBA 703 - Glob FIN Sys Institute Invest
A large fraction of investors around the world invest in securities markets indirectly, viz. through mutual funds or separate accounts established with investment managers, whether they be endowments, foundations, pension plans or sovereign funds. Exposes students to the global marketplace for such portfolios.