Narasimhan Jegadeesh

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  • Dean's Distinguished Chair of Finance
  • Phone: 404-727-4821
  • Fax: 404-727-5238

Mailing Address:

1300 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30322


Narasimhan Jegadeesh is the Dean's Distinguished Chair in Finance at the Goizueta Business School. He has also been on the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of California at Los Angeles. He has published extensively in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies and other leading academic finance journals. His research has been discussed in several publications including Businessweek, The Economist, Forbes, Kiplinger's Personal Investments, Money, New York Times, and Smart Money.


  • "Word Power: A New Approach for Content Analysis," 2013, with Andrew Wu, Journal of Financial Economics, 712-729.
  • "Buy-Side Trades and Sell-Side Recommendations: Interactions and Information Content," 2012, with Jeff Busse and Clifton Green, Journal of Financial Markets, Pages 207-232.
  • "Momentum," 2011, with Sheridan Titman, Annual Review of Financial Economics, 493-509 (Review article-Solicited).
  • "Do Analysts Herd? An Analysis of Recommendations and Market Reactions," 2010, with Woojin Kim, Review of Financial Studies, 910-937.
  • "Gender and Job Performance: Evidence from Wall Street," 2009, with Clifton Green and Kevin Tang, Financial Analysts Journal 65, 65-78.
  • "Long-Run Performance Evaluation: Correlation and Heteroskedasticity-Consistent Tests," with Jason Karceski, 2009, Journal of Empirical Finance, 101-111.
  • "Value of analyst recommendations: International evidence," 2006, with Woojin Kim, Journal of Financial Markets 9, 274-309.
  • "Revenue Surprises and Stock Returns," 2006, with Joshua Livnat, Journal of Accounting and Economics 41, 147-171.
  • "Earnings Quality and Stock Returns: Evidence from Accruals," 2006, with Konan Chan, Louis Chan and Josef Lakonishok, Journal of Business 79, 1041-1082.
  • "World Markets for Raising New capital," 2006, with Brian Henderson and Michael Weisbach, Journal of Financial Economics 82, 63-101.

Working Papers

  • "Buyers Versus Sellers: Who Initiates Trades and When?" with Tarun Chordia and Amit Goyal.
  • "Empirical Tests of Asset Pricing Models with Individual Stocks," with Joonki Noh.
  • "Deciphering Fedspeak: The Information Content of FOMC Meetings," with Andrew Wu
  • "Institutional trades around takeover announcements: Evidence of skill and information leakage," with Kevin Tang.

Achievements and Honors

  • Named in the "Incomplete List of Professors Rated as Excellent," 1997 to 2002
  • Several papers have been nominated for the Smith Breeden Award
  • Bailey Scholar, 1997
  • Trefftza Award, 1987
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Securities Markets, 1997-present
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Finance, 2000-present
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Finance, 2000-present

Selected Consulting Clients

  • HCL Corporation, India
  • Nomura Securities
  • Millennium Partners
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Stacey Foundation
  • Wilson Associates


  • Ph.D. in Finance, Columbia University, New York, NY 1987
  • PGDM, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabed, India 1980
  • B. Tech Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India 1978