Simi Kedia

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Professor - Albert R. Gamper Chair
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100 Rock: Room 5190
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Academic Info

Ph.D., New York University; Finance and International Business
M.Phil, New York University; Finance and International Business
M.B.A., Indian Institute of Management


Finance, Corporate Finance, Governance, Compensation, Diversification


Finance; Corporate Finance; Options & Issues in Finance

Professor Kedia’s research interests are in empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, and corporate fraud. Her current research focuses on the causes and consequences of recent accounting scandals.  She also examines the role of geography and distance on the resolution of information problems, corporate decisions and performance. Her prior research on the diversification discount, and hedging of foreign exchange risk has been published in leading academic journals.


Professor Simi Kedia discusses corporate misconduct, focusing on the concept of contagion, and it's economic effects.


Business Insights

Rutgers Business School News

Business Insight: Examining the contagion element of corporate misconduct

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Working with Kevin Koh of Nanyang Business School in Singapore and Shivaram Rajgopal of Columbia University Business School, Rutgers Business School professor Simi Kedia examined accounting restatements from more than 2,000 companies during a 12-year period. Their research showed that when one company misstated its earnings, others were likely to do so as well, especially if the original company was not penalized for accounting irregularities. More ›

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