Siamak   Javadi

Assistant Professor  

Office: BMAIN 2.532
Phone: (956) 882-8858
Email: siamak.javadi@utrgv.edu
Website: siamakjavadi.com

Dr. Siamak Javadi

I had my early education in my home country, Iran, in Mechanical Eng. I received my MBA from Multimedia University in Malaysia. I came to the U.S. in 2008 for a Master of Science degree in Quantitative Financial Economics (MSQFE). I got my PhD in Finance from Oklahoma State University. I have held visiting positions at Cal Poly and Ohio University.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Fixed Income;Corporate Finance; Financial Markets & Institutions; Empirical Asset Pricing; Corporate Governance
  • Education

    • PhD, Finance, Oklahoma State University, 2014
    • MS, Quantitative Financial Economics, Oklahoma State University, 2011
    • MBA, Business Administration, Multimedia University, 2008
    • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Azad University, 2005
  • Currently Teaching

    FINA 8365 01 - Theory of Investments:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    FINA 4382 02I - Advanced Investments:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    FINA 4382 01I - Advanced Investments:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Subramanian Iyer and Siamak Javadi. "Beyond Market Timing Theory," Studies in Economics and Finance (2018).

  • Siamak Javadi and Mohsen Mollagholamali. "Debt Market Illiquidity and Correlated Default Risk," Finance Research Letters (2018).

  • Siamak Javadi, Ali Nejadmalayeri, and Timothy Krehbiel. "Do FOMC Actions Speak Loudly? Evidence from Corporate Bond Credit Spreads," Review of Finance (2017).

  • Siamak Javadi, Seoyoung Kim, Tim Krehbiel, and Ali Nejadmalyeri. "Measuring Correlated Default Risk: A New Metric and Validity Tests," The Journal of Fixed Income 27, no. 2 (2017): 6--29.

Current Courses

FINA 8365 01 - Theory of Investments:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
FINA 4382 02I - Advanced Investments:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
FINA 4382 01I - Advanced Investments:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses