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Reena Aggarwal

Title

McDonough Professor of Business Administration
Robert E. McDonough Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Finance; Director, Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy Twitter: @ProfAggarwal @GUFinPolicy

Department

MSB Faculty
Research

Research

Reena Aggarwal has authored numerous articles on mutual fund investment; institutional investors; international corporate governance and market value; initial public offerings in the U.S., Switzerland, Brazil, Mexico and Chile; emerging markets of Asia and Latin America; and functioning of stock exchanges. Her research has won numerous awards. Her papers have been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance and Journal of Portfolio Management. She was awarded the faculty Research Award in 2000 and in 1999. In 2003 she received the Allan N. Nash Distinguished Doctoral Graduate Award, University of Maryland.

WORKING PAPERS:

"Does Proxy Voting Affect the Supply and/or Demand for Securities Lending?" with Pedro A.C. Saffi and Jason Sturgess.

"Did New Regulations Target the Relevant Corporate Governance Attributes?" with Rohan Williamson.