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Dr. Dev Raj Mishra

{Dr. Dev Raj Mishra}
Dr. Dev Raj Mishra

Assistant professor, finance
Faculty of Business
Administration

Research interests
Dr. Mishra's research focuses on international corporate finance, corporate risk management, market microstructure, and emerging markets. In August 2001, he completed his dissertation entitled Essays on International Corporate Finance. "I have a keen interest in understanding how the value of a firm is created and protected," he said. Dr. Mishra is currently working on research related to stocks and derivatives, including topics such as implied world equity risk premium, Canadian perspective on foreign exchange derivatives use and firm characteristics, and the liquidity effects of addition to and deletion from the TSE 300.

Experience
Dr. Mishra taught in Nepal and the United States before joining the faculty at Memorial. His course list includes international corporate finance, advanced corporate finance, corporate risk management, derivatives, and capital budgeting. "I enjoy searching for the finance-related knowledge and research that's out there, and disseminating it to students who ultimately will be able to apply it and benefit from it."

Background
Dr. Mishra completed a BBA at Tribhuvan University in Nepal. He also completed a master's degree in business, focusing on marketing, at Tribhuvan. In 1998, Dr. Mishra earned an MBA in finance from Indiana University and went on to pursue his doctorate in finance at the University of Connecticut.