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Rasha Ashraf

Clinical Assistant Professor    

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. QCF, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. IE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology


Corporate Governance
Institutional Monitoring
Market for Corporate Control


Rasha’s primary research areas include corporate governance, market for corporate control, institutional monitoring, executive compensation, and behavioral finance. Rasha obtained her Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2007. Rasha is a member of the American Finance Association.

  • “Institutional Investors’ Trading Behavior in Mergers & Acquisitions” (with Narayanan Jayaraman) Advances in Financial Economics, 2014, Volume 17, 229-281
  • “Do Pension-related Business Ties Influence Mutual Fund Proxy Voting? Evidence from Shareholder Proposals on Executive Compensation.” (with Narayanan Jayaraman and Harley Ryan) Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2012, Vol. 47, No. 3, 567-588.
  • “Takeover Immunity, Takeovers, and the Market for Non-Executive Directors” (with Rajesh Chakrabarti, Richard Fu, Narayanan Jayaraman) Financial Management, Spring 2010, 83-127
  • “Impact of Personality Types and Learning Styles on Performance of Finance Majors.” (with Fendler, R. J., Shrikhande, M. M.) Journal of Financial Education, 2013, Vol. 39, No. 3/4, 47-68