Financial Regulation / Mergers & Acquisitions


Sugato Bhattacharya, Associate Professor of Finance

Expertise: Corporate finance, game theory, industrial organization.

Contact: (734) 763-9777 or

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Ing-Haw Cheng, Assistant Professor of Finance

Expertise: Financial economics, corporate governance, executive compensation, applied econometrics.

Contact: (734) 647-3732 or

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Richard (Erik) Gordon, Clinical Assistant Professor

Expertise: Entrepreneurship and technology commercialization, including strategy, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture finance, alliances and joint ventures, intellectual property strategy and licensing, and the roles and operations of boards of directors, particularly in the biomedical, energy and green technology spaces.

Contact: (734) 764-5274 or

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Gautam Kaul, John C. and Sally S. Morley Professor of Finance

Expertise: Asset pricing models, market microstructure time-series behavior of stock and bond prices, effectiveness of trading strategies.

Contact: (734) 764-9594 or

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E. Han Kim, Fred M. Taylor Professor of Business Administration, Professor of Finance and International Business, and Director of the Mitsui Life Financial Research Center and East Asia Management Development Center

Expertise: Corporate governance, labor issues, Asian financial markets and economy, mergers and acquisitions, emerging markets.

Contact: (734) 764-2282 or

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Xuenan (Erica) Li, Assistant Professor of Finance

Expertise: Corporate governance, capital structure, asset pricing, macroeconomics, corporate investment and financing policies, risk and expected stock returns.

Contact: (734) 936-3248 or

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Haitao Li, Sanford R. Robertson Assistant Professor of Finance

Expertise: Hedge funds, asset pricing, term structure of interest rates, financial econometrics.

Contact: Contact: (734) 615-5475 or

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Francisco Palomino, Assistant Professor of Finance

Expertise: Asset pricing, continuous-time finance, fixed income, macroeconomics, portfolio choice, effects of welfare-maximizing monetary policies on long-term interest rates.

Contact: (734) 615-4178 or

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Amiyatosh Purnanandam, Assistant Professor of Finance

Expertise: Corporate finance and investments, risk-management, security issues (IPOs/SEOs), credit risk pricing, banking.

Contact: (734) 764-6886 or

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H. Nejat Seyhun, Jerome B. & Eilene M. York Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Finance

Expertise: Backdating of executive options, risk-return trade-off in asset prices, intra-day impact of insider trading, long-run performance of IPOs, managerial overconfidence, Chinese walls and conflicts of interests in securities firms, option pricing, stock market regulation, corporate finance, corporate bankruptcy.

Contact: (734) 763-5463 or

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