Raj Aggarwal

University of Akron

Dean and Sullivan Professor Emeritus

Akron, OH 44325-4803

United States

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

East 6th & Superior

Cleveland, OH 44101-1387

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

52

DOWNLOADS
Rank 1,124

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 1,124

in Total Papers Downloads

20,111

CITATIONS
Rank 8,439

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 8,439

in Total Papers Citations

54

Scholarly Papers (52)

1.

Anatomy of an Entrepreneur: Family Background and Motivation

Kauffman Foundation Small Research Projects Research
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of Southern California, University of Akron and Duke University - Pratt School of Engineering
Downloads 8,066 (383)
Citation 2

Abstract:

entrepreneur,entrepreneurship, company founders, motivation, background

2.

Making of A Successful Entrepreneur: Anatomy of an Entrepreneur Part II

Kauffman Foundation Small Research Projects Research Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Nov 2009
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of Akron, University of Southern California and Duke University - Pratt School of Engineering
Downloads 3,688 (1,680)
Citation 1

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, success, failure, venture capital, financing, company founders

3.

Open Book 'Financial' Management: A Case Study of Manco, Inc.

Oklahoma State University Working Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jun 2001
Raj Aggarwal and Betty J. Simkins
University of Akron and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 956 (18,131)

Abstract:

Open book management, Financial management, Financial performance

4.

What is a Multinational Company? Classifying the Degree of Firm-Level Multinationality

International Business Review, Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 557-577, 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 May 2006 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2011
University of Akron, Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Business Studies, Monash University - Dept of Banking and Finance and Monash University - Monash Business School
Downloads 836 (18,647)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Multinational Companies, Internationalization Theory, Classification Systems

5.

Psychological Barriers in Gold Prices?

Institute for International Integration Studies Discussion Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Feb 2005
Raj Aggarwal and Brian M. Lucey
University of Akron and Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin
Downloads 672 (29,286)
Citation 8

Abstract:

gold, psychological barrier, behavioural finance

6.

The Cash Flow-Investment Relationship: International Evidence of Limited Access to External Finance

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 May 2005
Raj Aggarwal and Sijing Zong
University of Akron and California State University, Stanislaus - School of Business
Downloads 398 (56,817)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Cashflows, Capex, Japan, pecking order,

7.

Assessing the Impact of Prompt Corrective Action on Bank Capital and Risk

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 4, No. 3, October 1998
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Oct 2007
Raj Aggarwal and Kevin T. Jacques
University of Akron and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 279 (70,339)
Citation 11

Abstract:

capital regulation

8.

Determinants of Expected Returns at Public Defined-Benefit Pension Plans

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 May 2015
Raj Aggarwal and John W. Goodell
University of Akron and University of Akron - Department of Finance, College of Business Administration
Downloads 232 (111,008)

Abstract:

public pensions, defined benefit pensions, estimated returns, public policy, pension underfunding, finance and culture

9.

Bank Exposure to Interest Rate Risks During Financial Liberalization: Evidence from South Korea

Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Aug 2006
Raj Aggarwal and Xinlei Shelly Zhao
University of Akron and Government of the United States of America - Office of the Currency Comptroller - Risk Analysis Division
Downloads 222 (107,735)

Abstract:

Banking, Financial Liberalization, Interest Rate Risk, Korea

10.

Equity Market Integration in the NAFTA Region: Evidence from Unit Root and Cointegration Tests

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jan 2005
Raj Aggarwal and Nyo Nyo A. Kyaw
University of Akron and Kent State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 206 (116,419)
Citation 4

Abstract:

NAFTA, Cointegration, Financial Market Integration

11.

The Forward Exchange Rate Bias Puzzle is Persistent: Evidence from Stochastic and Non Parametric Cointegration Tests

IIIS Discussion Paper No. 122
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Raj Aggarwal, Brian M. Lucey and Sunil Mohanty
University of Akron, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin and University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business
Downloads 204 (119,125)

Abstract:

12.

Gravity and Culture in Foreign Portfolio Investment

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Raj Aggarwal, Colm Kearney and Brian M. Lucey
University of Akron, Monash University - Monash Business School and Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin
Downloads 138 (142,825)
Citation 3

Abstract:

FPI, home bias, culture, gravity models

13.

Trading Volume and Exchange Rate Volatility: Evidence for the Sequential Arrival of Information Hypothesis

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Raj Aggarwal and Mbodja Mougoue
University of Akron and Wayne State University - Finance
Downloads 135 (154,418)

Abstract:

Currency Markets, Sequential Information Arrival, Return Volatility, Trading Volume

Political-Economy of Pension Plans: Impact of Institutions, Gender, and Culture

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Apr 2012
Raj Aggarwal and John W. Goodell
University of Akron and University of Akron - Department of Finance, College of Business Administration
Downloads 71 (282,384)

Abstract:

Superannuation systems, Pension systems, Pension reforms, Inequality, Redistribution, Demographics, Gender economics, Culture, Social trust, Political voice, accountability

Political-Economy of Pension Plans: Impact of Institutions, Gender, and Culture

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Mar 2012
John W. Goodell and Raj Aggarwal
University of Akron - Department of Finance, College of Business Administration and University of Akron
Downloads 55 (323,298)

Abstract:

superannuation systems, pension systems, pension reforms, inequality, redistribution, demographics, gender economics, culture, social trust, political voice and accountability

15.

Currency Risk Exposure of Chinese Corporations

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Feb 2011
Raj Aggarwal, Xiaoying Chen and Jasmine Yur-Austin
University of Akron, California State University, Long Beach and California State University, Long Beach
Downloads 125 (179,531)
Citation 1

Abstract:

16.

Purchasing Power Party in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jan 2005
Raj Aggarwal and Walter O. Simmons
University of Akron and John Carroll University - Boler School of Business
Downloads 123 (183,880)

Abstract:

Purchasing Power Parity, Currency Union, Exchange Rates, Caribbean, Currency Bloc

17.

Business Strategies for Multinational Intellectual Property Protection

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Mar 2010
Raj Aggarwal
University of Akron
Downloads 122 (173,467)

Abstract:

Intellectual Property, Technology Strategy, R&D, Counterfeiting

18.

Role Modesl in Finance: Lessons from Life Cycle Productivity of Prolific Scholars

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Aug 2006
Raj Aggarwal, David Schirm and Xinlei Shelly Zhao
University of Akron, John Carroll University - Boler School of Business and Government of the United States of America - Office of the Currency Comptroller - Risk Analysis Division
Downloads 122 (190,824)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Scholarly Publishing, Finance Careers, Role Models, Lotka's Power Law, Academic Life Cycles

19.

Black Swans and Supply Chain Strategic Necessity

Journal of Transport Security, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Aug 2011
Raj Aggarwal and Jerry Bohinc
University of Akron and Dawson Partnership LLC
Downloads 107 (211,316)

Abstract:

20.

Dividends and Strength of Japanese Business Group Affiliation

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Raj Aggarwal and Sandra Dow
University of Akron and Monterey Institute of International Studies
Downloads 102 (208,600)

Abstract:

Dividend policy, Japan, Corporate Governance, Business Groups, Tunneling, Panel Data Models

21.

Markets and Institutions in Financial Intermediation: National Characteristics as Determinants

Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 33, No. 10, pp. 1770-1780
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Sep 2009
Raj Aggarwal and John W. Goodell
University of Akron and University of Akron - Department of Finance, College of Business Administration
Downloads 84 (211,316)
Citation 8

Abstract:

financial institutions, banks, financial markets, universal banks, comparative financial systems, legal traditions, uncertainty avoidance, trust, property rights

22.

Assessing Time-Series Versus Cross-Sectional Influences in Panel Estimates: International Financial Architecture and Expected Equity Premia

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Apr 2012
Raj Aggarwal and John W. Goodell
University of Akron and University of Akron - Department of Finance, College of Business Administration
Downloads 81 (242,300)

Abstract:

panel data estimates, time-series and cross-sectional effects, econometrics, financial institutions, banks, financial markets, comparative financial systems, legal traditions, uncertainty avoidance, trust, property rights

23.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Mitigation and Firm Value: A Study of Large North-American and European Firms

Midwest Finance Association 2012 Annual Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Sep 2011
Raj Aggarwal and Sandra Dow
University of Akron and Monterey Institute of International Studies
Downloads 78 (185,004)

Abstract:

governance, environment, strategy

24.

International Business Leadership, Culture, and GMAT Scores: Evidence and Implications

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Sep 2011
University of Akron, Cleveland State University and University of Akron - Department of Finance, College of Business Administration
Downloads 78 (245,756)

Abstract:

Behavioral Biases in Forward Rates as Forecasts of Future Exchange Rates: Evidence of Systematic Pessimism and Under-Reaction

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jan 2013
Raj Aggarwal and Sijing Zong
University of Akron and California State University, Stanislaus - School of Business
Downloads 69 (287,068)

Abstract:

Behavioral Biases in Forward Rates as Forecasts of Future Exchange Rates: Evidence of Systematic Pessimism and Under-Reaction

Multinational Finance Journal, Vol. 12, No. 3/4, p. 241-277, 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Raj Aggarwal and Sijing Zong
University of Akron and California State University, Stanislaus - School of Business
Downloads 6 (546,612)
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

exchange rates; forward bias; market rationality; under-reaction

26.

Economic Planning and Industrial Policy: A Framework for Avoiding the Corner Solutions

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Raj Aggarwal
University of Akron
Downloads 73 (260,798)

Abstract:

Economic Planning, Regulation, Industry Guidance

27.

Dynamics of Equity Market Integration in Europe: Impact of Political Economy Factors

Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2010, Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS) Working Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2010
Cal B. Muckley, Raj Aggarwal and Brian M. Lucey
University College Dublin, University of Akron and Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin
Downloads 70 (272,978)

Abstract:

Integration, Kalman Filter, EMU, Cointegration

28.

On the Globalness of Emerging Multinationals: A Study of Indian MNEs

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Raj Aggarwal and Jaya Prakash Pradhan
University of Akron and Central University of Gujarat
Downloads 68 (272,978)

Abstract:

MNEs, India, Indian FDI, Globalness

29.

Variations in Emerging-Market Equity Premia: Impact of Financial Architecture

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Feb 2011
Raj Aggarwal and John W. Goodell
University of Akron and University of Akron - Department of Finance, College of Business Administration
Downloads 65 (283,891)
Citation 1

Abstract:

financial institutions, banks, financial markets, pensions, demographics, emerging markets, legal systems, uncertainty avoidance, social trust, property rights, corruption

30.

Rationality in Precious Metals Forward Markets: Evidence of Behavioural Deviations in the Gold Markets

Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 May 2014 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2014
University of Akron, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin and University of York - The York Management School
Downloads 64 (244,019)
Citation 1

Abstract:

gold, gold forward rate, behavioural, forecast errors, forecast revisions, pessimism, overreaction, Exchange Traded Funds

31.

Information Environment, Dividend Changes, and Signaling: Evidence from ADR Firms

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2016
Raj Aggarwal, Jian Cao and Feng Chen
University of Akron, Florida Atlantic University and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 51 (283,891)

Abstract:

ADR Firms, Dividend Sgnaling, Earnings, Information Environment

32.

Assessing Co-Ordinated Asian Exchange Rate Regimes: Proposal for a Possible Move Towards a Common Currency

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2010
Raj Aggarwal and Cal B. Muckley
University of Akron and University College Dublin
Downloads 46 (339,120)

Abstract:

Asia, Basket Exchange Rates, Currency Pegs, Exchange Rate Regimes

33.

Does Asia Really Have Poorer Corporate Governance?: Evidence from International Variations in Transparency

David Lee, Kuo Chuen and Greg N. Gregoriou, (eds), Handbook of Asian Finance and Sovereign Wealth Funds (Amsterdam: Elsevier). 2014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
Raj Aggarwal and John W. Goodell
University of Akron and University of Akron - Department of Finance, College of Business Administration
Downloads 42 (310,557)

Abstract:

Governance, Transparency, Disclosure levels, National culture, Legal origin, Financial architecture

34.

Lending to Women in Microfinance: Influence of Social Trust and National Culture

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 13-17
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Raj Aggarwal, John W. Goodell and Lauren Selleck
University of Akron, University of Akron - Department of Finance, College of Business Administration and University of Akron
Downloads 41 (305,350)

Abstract:

Banking; Economic development; Financing; Access to finance; National culture; Social trust; Gender development; Gender discrimination

35.

Accelerating Economic Growth: A Case Study of Ohio

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Aug 2011
Raj Aggarwal and Jerry Bohinc
University of Akron and Dawson Partnership LLC
Downloads 33 (378,985)

Abstract:

Very High Speed Trains, Bullet Trains, Regional Economic Growthy, Urban Economics

36.

Governance Transparency, Finance, and the Institutions of Capitalism: A Global Perspective

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jan 2015
Raj Aggarwal and John W. Goodell
University of Akron and University of Akron - Department of Finance, College of Business Administration
Downloads 27 (351,409)

Abstract:

Corporate Ownership, Transparency, Disclosure levels, National culture, Legal origin, Financial architecture, Social trust, Governance, Self dealing

37.

Improving the American Health System: Moving from Inglorious Socialism to the Free Market

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 12 May 2013
Raj Aggarwal and Jerry Bohinc
University of Akron and Dawson Partnership LLC
Downloads 17 (420,961)

Abstract:

Health Care Economics, Healthcare System Reform, Pricing, Quality, Incentives

38.

Are Forward Exchange Rates Rational Forecasts of Future Spot Rates? An Improved Econometric Analysis for the Major Currencies

Multinational Finance Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1/2, p. 1-20, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Raj Aggarwal, Winston Lin and Sunil Mohanty
University of Akron, SUNY at Buffalo - School of Management and University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business
Downloads 13 (467,275)
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

forward rates; rational forecasts

39.

Equity Market Valuation and Corporate Investments

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Mar 2007
Raj Aggarwal and Sijing Zong
University of Akron and California State University, Stanislaus - School of Business
Downloads 11 (451,604)

Abstract:

Capital Investments, Capital Budgeting, Corporate Valuation, Financing

40.

Dynamics of Equity Market Integration in Europe: Impact of Political Economy Events

JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 641-660, June 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 May 2010
Brian M. Lucey and Raj Aggarwal
Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin and University of Akron
Downloads 3 (536,977)
Citation 1
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

41.

The Diversification Discount Puzzle: Evidence for a Transaction-Cost Resolution

Financial Review, Vol. 44, Issue 1, pp. 113-135, February 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jan 2009
Raj Aggarwal and Shelly Zhao
University of Akron and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 3 (536,977)
Citation 4
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

42.

International Variations in Transparency and Capital Structure: Evidence from European Firms

Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 1-34, Spring 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Raj Aggarwal and NyoNyo Aung Kyaw
University of Akron and Iona College
Downloads 3 (536,977)
Citation 2
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

43.

The Forward Exchange Rate Bias Puzzle is Persistent: Evidence from Stochastic and Nonparametric Cointegration Tests

Financial Review, Vol. 44, Issue 4, pp. 625-645, November 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Oct 2009
Raj Aggarwal, Brian M. Lucey and Sunil Mohanty
University of Akron, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin and University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business
Downloads 2 (536,977)
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

44.

Investment Performance of U.S.-Based Multinational Companies: Comments and a Perspective on International Diversification of Real Assets

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 98-104, 1980
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Mar 2011
Raj Aggarwal
University of Akron
Downloads 1 (554,273)
Citation 1
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

45.

National Cultural Dimensions in Finance and Accounting Scholarship: An Important Gap in the Literatures?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Raj Aggarwal and John W. Goodell
University of Akron and University of Akron - Department of Finance, College of Business Administration
Downloads 0 (286,177)

Abstract:

46.

The Second Wave: Japan's Global Assault on Financial Services

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 174-178, 1989
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Mar 2011
Raj Aggarwal
University of Akron
Downloads 0 (568,467)
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

47.

Foreign Exchange Exposure of ‘Domestic’ Corporations

Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 29, No. 8, 2010
Posted: 24 Dec 2010
Raj Aggarwal and Joel T. Harper
University of Akron and University of Tulsa

Abstract:

Exchange Rate Exposure, Foreign Exchange Risk, Currency Exposure, Currency Risk

Abstract:

India, Transactions Costs, Mergers and Acquisition,

49.

Equity Valuation in the Czech Voucher Privatization Auctions

Financial Management, Vol. 29, No. 4, Winter 2000 and Financial Management, Vol. 30, No. 1, Pp. 4-5, Spring 2001 (Errata
Posted: 07 Jun 2001
Joel T. Harper and Raj Aggarwal
University of Tulsa and University of Akron

Abstract:

50.

Are Survey Forecasts of Macroeconomic Variables Rational?

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS, 1995, Vol 68, No 1
Posted: 25 Oct 1999
Frank M. Song, Raj Aggarwal and Sunil Mohanty
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, University of Akron and University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business

Abstract:

51.

Co-Integration Among Asian Currencies: Evidence of the Increasing Influence of the Japanese Yen

JAPAN AND THE WORLD ECONOMY, Issue 220, 1995
Posted: 21 Apr 1998
Raj Aggarwal and Mbodja Mougoue
University of Akron and Wayne State University - Finance

Abstract:

52.

Higher Moments of Returns, Information Seasonality, and Day of the Week Effects

J. OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS, Vol. 49 No. 1
Posted: 29 Sep 1997
Raj Aggarwal and John D. Schratzberg
University of Akron and University of New Mexico

Abstract:

Other Papers (5)

Total Downloads: 89    Citations: 5
1.

Foreign Exchange Exposure of 'Domestic' Corporations

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Mar 2006
Joel T. Harper and Raj Aggarwal
University of Tulsa and University of Akron
Downloads 5
Citation 5

Abstract:

Exchange Rate Exposure, Foreign Exchange Risk, Currency Exposure, Currency Risk

2.

Distance Matters for Portfolio Investment - But What Kind of Distance?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2016
University of Akron, Monash University - Monash Business School, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin and Queen's University Belfast
Downloads 0 (342,851)

Abstract:

distance, foreign portfolio investment, extreme bounds, Gravity Model

3.

Japanese Banking and Investments in the United States

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 367-372, 1992
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Raj Aggarwal
University of Akron
Downloads 0
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

4.

The Finance and Taxation Decisions of Multinationals

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 170-175, 1990
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Raj Aggarwal
University of Akron
Downloads 0
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

5.

Multinationals of the South: New Actors in the International Economy

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 140-143, 1988
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Raj Aggarwal
University of Akron
Downloads 0
  • Add to Cart

Abstract: