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Amirhossein Fard

  • Asst. Professor
  • Department of Business & Economics

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Biography

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Finance, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, 2019

M.B.A. in Finance, Texas A&M University San Antonio, 2014

B.S. in Accounting, Ershad University, Iran, 2009

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Teaching: Corporate Finance, Investment, International Finance, Financial Markets and Institutions
Research: Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, Financial Institutions

RESEARCH

“Environmental Regulations and the cross-border M&A” with Incheol Kim and Tina Yang.
Scheduled to be presented at the Southern Finance Association, 2021

“Employee Representatives on the Board and Pay Gap” with Incheol Kim and Iftekhar Hasan.
Presented at Financial Management Association Annual Meeting (by co-author), Virtual, 2020.

“Employee-Initiated Litigation and Bank Loan Contracting” with Ibrahim Siraj and Bin Wang.
Presented at Financial Management Association Annual Meeting (by co-author), Orlando, 2015.

COLLABORATIONS WITH STUDENTS

“Mass shooting and home values - evidence from Texas” with Eleanor Ambs and Brandon Chaney

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITIONS

American Finance Association
Financial Management Association

PUBLICATIONS

Fard, A., Javadi, S., & Kim, I. (2020). Environmental regulation and the cost of bank loans: International evidence. Journal of Financial Stability, 51, 100797.

“Board-level Employee Representative and firms’ acquisitions; Evidence from the European countries” with Incheol Kim. Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, 2019. Financial Management Association Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2019.

“Environmental Regulation Strength and Debt Contracting” with Siamak Javadi and Incheol Kim. Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, 2018.Southwestern Finance Association Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2017.

“Oil Shocks, Economic Activity, and Employment: Evidence from Oil Export and Import Countries” with Md Shahedur Rahaman Chowdhury.Southwestern Finance Association Meeting, Houston, Texas, 2019.

“Currency Returns, Oil Prices, and U.S. Stock Volatility: Dynamic Correlations in Emerging countries” with Andre Mollick. Academy of Economics & Finance Meeting, Pensacola Beach, Florida, 2016.

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