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Arun J. Prakash

Arun J. Prakash

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, RB 208B
Miami, FL 33199

P: (305) 348-3324
E: prakasha@fiu.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Capital Budgeting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods in Financial Analysis

Professional Activities

Dr. Prakash is the co-author of a textbook Financial, Commercial, and Mortgage Mathematics and Their Applications (Praeger Publishing Co., 1987). He also co-authored a research monograph: “Return Generating Models in Global Finance” (Pergamon, 1999). He has published about ninety research papers and his research has been published in such journals as Decision Sciences, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, The International Journal of Finance, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Management International Review, Journal of Finance and Economics,  Quarterly Journal of Finance and Economics and others. He is also a coeditor of the Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting. He is listed in the 1998 and 1999 editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Industry and Who’s Who in the World. In 1997, Dr. Prakash received the CSat (Chartered Statistician) Professional Designation from the Royal Statistical Society, in London. The society elected him a fellow in 1990. The ANBAR Electronic Hall of Fame selected three of his co-authored papers for inclusion. He has won FIU’s Excellence in Teaching, Excellence in Research, Excellence in Service, Excellence in Mentorship as well as the most prestigious of all the awards, the Council of 100 Outstanding FIU Faculty Award in 2001.

Courses Taught

  • Capital Budgeting and Long Term Resource Allocation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Finance Dissertation Preparation
  • Finance Doctoral Independent Study
  • Finance Doctoral Research Project
  • Finance Internship
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Financial Theory I
  • Financial Theory II
  • Financial Theory III
  • Intermediate Finance
  • Intermediate Financial Management
  • Ph.D. Dissertation
  • Portfolio Management
  • Quantitative Methods in Financial Analysis
  • Securities Analysis
  • Seminar in Corporate Finance
  • Seminar in Portfolio Theory
  • Statistical Methods in Finance I
  • Statistical Methods in Finance II
  • The Theory of Finance
  • Working Capital Mana
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