Ali Sanati

Assistant Professor of Finance

Kogod School of Business

American University

Email: asanati@american.edu

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Research interests: capital structure, private equity, macro-finance, dynamic structural models, corporate investment.

Publications:

"How Does the Stock Market Absorb Shocks?" with Murray Frank, Journal of Financial Economics, 2018, 129(1), pp. 136-153. [Journal version] [Online Appendix] [Data and Code]

Working Papers:

"Financing Corporate Growth" with Murray Frank. (draft coming soon)

"Listing Gaps, Merger Waves, and the New American Model of Equity Finance," with Gabriele Lattanzio and William Megginson. [Online Appendix]

"How Does Labor Mobility Affect Corporate Leverage and Investment?" [Online Appendix]

      • Best paper in corporate finance award, semi-finalist, FMA 2018.

"Rational Stock Market Catering," with Murray Frank. [Online Appendix]

Teaching:

American University, Kogod School of Business.

Business Finance (UG): Fall 2018.

University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.

Finance Fundamentals (UG): Fall 2015-Spring 2016.

      • Received Excellence in Teaching Award, Carlson School of Management, 2016.
      • Received John Willard Herrick Memorial Teaching Award, Finance Department, 2016.