Rajnish Mehra

Department of Economics
CPCOM 435A
E.N. Basha Arizona Heritage Chair/Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801
Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801

Education

  • PhD  Carnegie-Mellon University, 1978
  • MS  Carnegie-Mellon University, 1975
  • BS  Indian Institute of Technology, 1972
  • St. Stephen's College  University of Delhi, 1967

Publications

  • "On the Financing and Investment Decisions of Multinational Firms in the Presence of Exchange Risk," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, July, 1978, pp. 227-244.
  • "Recursive Competitive Equilibrium: The Case of Homogeneous Households," (with E.C. Prescott), Econometrica, 48, September, 1980, pp. 1365-1379.
  • "Stochastic Growth with Correlated Production Shocks," (with J.B. Donaldson), Journal of Economic Theory, 29, April, 1983, pp. 282-312.

 

Research Activity

  • "Recursive Competitive Equilibrium," forthcoming in the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition, Macmillan.

Courses

Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 525Investment Strategies
FIN 785Financial Econ of Cap Mkts
ECN 791Seminar
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 525Investment Strategies
FIN 785Financial Econ of Cap Mkts
ECN 791Seminar
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 525Investment Strategies
FIN 785Financial Econ of Cap Mkts
ECN 791Seminar
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 591Seminar
ECN 791Seminar
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 591Seminar
FIN 785Financial Econ of Cap Mkts
ECN 791Seminar

Honors/Awards

  • Keynote Speaker, Norwegian School of Economics, 2007
  • Keynote Address, Brazilian Finance Association, 2005
  • Scott Scheon Fellow, Yale University, 2005

Editorships

Editorial Board

  • Annals of Finance 2004-present

Editor

  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • Special Issue on Finance
  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  • Finance 2000: New Paradigms in Finance

Work History

Arizona State University: 2008-present. Previous Appointments: University of California, Santa Barbara, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Columbia University

Consulting

  • Vega Asset Management, New York: Advisor for Quantitative Strategies
  • HFR Asset Management: Member Index Committee; Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, Chicago: Expert Testimony for IPO Valuation.

Expertise Areas