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Rajesh P. Narayanan
E. Robert Theriot Professor
Director of Graduate Studies, PhD Program, Department of Finance

Department of Finance - Department Chair
Flores MBA Program - Associate Professor
Department of Finance - Associate Professor
2933 Business Education Complex North
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6291
Fax: 225-578-6366

Biographical Summary
Chair and PhD program director, Department of Finance.
Ph D Finance, Florida State University
MBA Finance, Southern Illinois University
Other Mechanical Engineering, Bharatiar University
Courses Taught
BADM 7090 - Financial Management
BADM 7170 - Understanding International Management Challenges
FIN 3636 - Financial Markets and Institutions
FIN 3900 - Directed Study and Research
FIN 3930 - Undergraduate Internship in Finance
FIN 4830 - Analysis of Corporate Financial Statements
FIN 7633 - Financial Markets
FIN 7750 - Seminar in Corporate Finance
FIN 7900 - Individual Study in Finance
FIN 7930 - Graduate Internship in Finance
FIN 7950 - Seminar in Research
FIN 8900 - Predissertation Research
FIN 9000 - Dissertation Research
Teaching Interest: Banking, Financial Markets, Financial Institutions
Research Interest: Banking, Financial Markets, Financial Institutions
Selected Research Publications

Efficiency and Market Power Gains in Bank Megamergers: Evidence from Value Line Forecasts. Devos, E., Krishnamurthy, S., and Narayanan, R. (2016). Financial Management.

Safety-Net Losses From Abandoning Glass-Steagall Restrictions. Carow, K., Kane, E., and Narayanan, R. (2011). Journal Of Money, Credit and Banking.

The Effect of Private-Debt-Underwriting Reputation on Bank Public-Debt Underwriting. Narayanan, R., Rangan, K., and Rangan, N. (2007). Review of Financial Studies, 20, 597-618.

The Role of Syndicate Structure in Bank Underwriting . Narayanan, R., Rangan, ., and Rangan, N. (2004). Journal of Financial Economics, 72, 555-580.


Fairness Opinions in Mergers and Acquisitions. Davidoff, S., Makhija, A., and Narayanan, R. (2011). In H. Kent Baker and Halil Kiymaz (Eds.), The Art of Capital Restructuring: Creating Shareholder Value through Mergers and Acquisitions. John wiley & Sons, Inc.

Employed by LSU since:
August 18, 2008
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