- Associate Professor
- Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance
Jay Dahya, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Finance at Baruch College as well as Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance at Columbia Business School.
Dr. Dahya specializes in all areas of corporate finance, including corporate valuation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and multinational financial management. His work has been published in leading finance journals, including the Journal of Finance,Journal of Financial Economics, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
He brings to the classroom substantial private- and public-sector financial experience, including roles as Senior Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group at Merrill Lynch and Analyst at Andersen Consulting. Dr. Dahya has also provided consulting or training services for multinational institutions including Merrill Lynch Global Capital Markets, Citigroup Wealth Management, Credit Suisse Investment Banking, Deutsche Bank Near Shore Operations, BCP Millennium – Credit Risk Management, Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital among others.
Dr. Dahya received his PhD in Finance from Dundee University.
Dahya, J., Golubov, A., & Travlos, N. (2017). Governance Mandates, Outside Directors and Acquirer Performance. Journal of Corporate Finance.
Dahya, J., Dimitrov, O., & McConnell, J. (2008). Dominant Shareholders, Corporate Boards and Corporate Value: A Cross-Country Analysis. Journal of Financial Economics.
Dahya, J., & McConnell, J. (2007). Board Composition, Corporate Performance and the Cadbury Committee Recommendation. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Dahya, J., & McConnell, J. (2005). Outside Directors and Corporate Board Decisions. Journal of Corporate Finance.
Dahya, J., McConnell, J., & Nickolaos, N. G. (2002). The Cadbury Committee Recommendations, Corporate Performance and Top Management Turnover. Journal of Finance
Beta Gamma Sigma Teaching Excellence Award
Best Teacher Magellan MBA; Best Core Instructor EMBA – CUBS
INQUIRE Research Award
Eugene M Lang Junior Faculty Research Fellowship
Baruch College Faculty Creativity and Scholarship Award
PSC-CUNY Research Grants
Center for International Business & Economic Research Award
Purdue University / Fulbright Travel Grant
Nuffield Foundation Research Award; Economics and Social Research Council Award
Association of Certified Chartered Accountants Research Award.