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I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at the College of Business at the University of Texas at Arlington. Before joining UTA, I served as an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Missouri- Columbia.
I hold a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and a Master of Science in Financial Engineering from the Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic). I hold a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Miami.
My primary areas of research are behavioral finance and empirical asset pricing, focusing on the behavioral determinants of financial decision-making. Below, you may find a list of my publications and current working papers. For more information about each paper, please click on its title.
Curriculum Vitae - December 2023
614 Department of Finance and Real Estate
College of Business
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX, 76019
"Results!? Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results! I know several thousand things that won’t work." Thomas Edison
Journal of Empirical Finance - Forthcoming
Image: Harvard Business Review
 Running a Mutual Fund: Performance and Trading Behavior of Runner Managers
with Arash Dayani
Journal of Empirical Finance, 69, 2022
Finance Research Letters, 41, 2021
 In-Group Bias in Financial Markets
with Alok Kumar, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi, and Justin Wolfers
Management Science - Revise and Resubmit
 The Up Side of Being Down: Depression and Crowdsourced Forecasts
with Sarah Khalaf and Du Nguyen
Review of Accounting Studies - Revise and Resubmit
International Review of Financial Analysis - Revise and Resubmit
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