Area of Expertise
- Corporate Finance
- Corporate Governance
- Financial Institutions
- Professional Networks
Pouyan Foroughi is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Schulich School of Business, York University. He received his Ph.D. in Finance from Boston College.
Prior to joining the Schulich School of Business, he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at UNSW Business School. His main research interests are in the areas of empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, and the role of financial institutions in capital markets, and his research has won best paper awards at the WFA-CFAR conference, Western Finance Association (WFA), and Midwest Finance Association (MFA).
His teaching focuses on courses in corporate governance and corporate finance at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
2019 Midwest Finance Association Outstanding Paper Award, MFA annual meeting
2017 WFA Cubist Systematic Strategies Ph.D. Candidate Award for Outstanding Research, WFA annual meeting
2016 Best Paper Award in Honor of Stuart I. Greenbaum, Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis
2016 Semifinalist for the Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance, FMA Annual Meeting
2016 Doctoral Student Consortium, FMA Annual Meeting
2016 Doctoral Student Travel Grant, AFA Annual Meeting
2012 Doctoral Fellowship, Boston College, Carroll School of Management
2008 Recognized as Exceptional Talent, Iran's National Elites Foundation and Iran's Ministry of Science, Research and, Technology
Courses TaughtPh.D. Seminar in Corporate Finance (FINE 7200)
Introduction to Finance (FINE 2000), undergraduate level
Introduction to Finance (FINE 2000), graduate level
Managerial Finance (FINE 5200), graduate level
Project Title Role Award Amount Year Awarded Granting Agency Project TitleWhen do acquirers overpay for target firms? Evidence from M&A target valuation analyses RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$82,610.00 Year Awarded2021 Granting AgencySSHRC Insight Grant