Rajesh K. Aggarwal
Professor of Finance
PhD, Business Economics Harvard University
MA, Business Economics Harvard University
BA, Economics Yale University
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Aggarwal’s current research interests include corporate governance, the economics of organizations, optimal capital structure, bankruptcy, executive compensation and incentives, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, boards of directors, hedge fund performance evaluation, and fraud and stock market manipulation. His current teaching interests are in corporate finance and international finance.
Industry & Academic Experience
Prior to Northeastern University, Professor Aggarwal has taught at the University of Minnesota, University of Virginia, University of Michigan, Oxford University, and Dartmouth College. He serves on the Board of Directors of Medica Health Plans and has consulted for a number of firms and government agencies.
Awards & Recognition
Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award (Teacher of the Year), Carlson School of Management, 2006
Distinguished Referee Award, Review of Financial Studies, 2010
Graham and Dodd Scroll Award (Best Paper Runner-up), Financial Analysts Journal, 2013