Date of Award

Spring 5-2020

Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Financial Economics


Economics and Finance

Major Professor

M. Kabir Hassan, Ph.D.

Second Advisor

Tarun K Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Third Advisor

Luca Pezzo, Ph.D.

Fourth Advisor

Walter J Lane, Ph.D.

Fifth Advisor

Dung Viet Tran, Ph.D.


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