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Arvind K. Jain, PhD

Professor, Finance

Biography   


Office: S-MB 12301 
John Molson Building,
1450 Guy
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2939
Email: arvind.jain@concordia.ca

Professor Arvind K. Jain joined the Department of Finance in June 1990, leaving Indiana University where he held a visiting position. Dr. Jain's research interests are in international banking, international finance and economic development. His special areas of interest are investor and policy-makers behaviour during financial crises and corruption.

His past research papers dealing with corruption, agency theory and the debt crisis, capital flight, international lending decisions of banks, foreign debt and foreign trade of developing countries and commodity futures markets have appeared in Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Economic Psychology, Economics Letters, Journal of Economic Surveys, Canadian Foreign Policy Journal and other academic journals.

In addition, he has published four  books Commodity Futures Markets and the Law of One Price (The University of Michigan, 1981), International Financial Markets and Institutions (Kolb Publishing Co., 1994), Essentials of International Financial Management (Gitan Publications, 2009), Macroeconomics for Managers and Investors (Gitan publications, 2012 and 2015) and has edited two volumes on corruption: Economics of Corruption (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998) and Political Economy of Corruption (Routledge, 2001). He has served on the editorial boards of a number of academic journals, including the Journal of International Business Studies.

Education

PhD (University of Michigan)

Areas of expertise

  • Corruption
  • Currency crisis
  • Exchange rates
  • Financial markets

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