- Associate Professor
- Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance
- (646) 312-3513
Sonali Hazarika, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Finance in the Zicklin School’s Bert W. Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance. She has taught finance courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and has also taught in the school’s Executive MS and MBA programs. Dr. Hazarika’s diverse research interests encompass corporate governance, earnings management, market microstructure, and mutual funds. Her current work focuses on syndicated bank loans and international mutual fund investing. Her research has been published in leading finance and management journals, including Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, and Journal of Portfolio Management, with two of her papers appearing as the lead articles. Hazarika has been awarded several grants for her research and has won faculty recognition awards for research excellence. She was the 2013 recipient of the Zicklin School’s Teaching Excellence Award. Prior to earning her PhD, she worked as a business analyst in the Economic Consulting Division of Tata Consultancy Services in Delhi, India. She holds an MA in economics from the Delhi School of Economics and a PhD in finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Hazarika, S., Karpoff, J.M, and R. Nahata, “Internal Corporate Governance, CEO Turnover, and Earnings Management”, Journal of Financial Economics, 104(1) 44-69, 2012.
Graham, J., Hazarika, S., and K. Narasimhan, “Governance, Debt and Investment Policy during the Great Depression”, Management Science (lead article) 57(12), 2083-2100, 2011.
Graham, J., Hazarika, S., and K. Narasimhan, “Financial Distress the Great Depression”, Financial Management (lead article), 40(4), 821-844, 2011.
Francioni, R., Hazarika, S., Reck, M., and R. A. Schwartz, “Equity Market Microstructure: Taking Stock of What We Know”, Journal of Portfolio Management, 35 (1), 57-71, 2008.
Francioni, R., Hazarika, S., Reck, M., and R. A. Schwartz, “Security Market Microstructure: The Analysis of a Non-Frictionless Market”, book chapter in Handbook of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management, C.F. Lee and Alice Lee, ed. Springer Science +Business, February 2010.
Best Paper Award at the Second Annual Conference on Corporate Governance and Fraud Prevention at George Mason University, 2009
Professional Staff Congress – CUNY Research Grants, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012
Baruch College Faculty Recognition Award for research excellence 2009, 2011
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Graduate Scholarship, August 1999 – May 2003
Hansraj College Merit Scholarship, University of Delhi, May 1994