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Tarun Chordia - Emory University, Goizueta Business School. Atlanta, GA, US

Tarun Chordia Tarun Chordia

R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Chaired Professor of Finance | Emory University, Goizueta Business School


Chordia's research interests include empirical asset pricing, market microstructure, and the impact of liquidity in markets.





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Professor Tarun Chordia received his PhD in finance from the Anderson School, UCLA, in 1993. Prior to his doctoral studies, he worked for Citibank as a relationship and credit manager in the Financial Institutions Group. He has been an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University from 1993 to 2000. He joined the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in 2000.

Professor Chordia’s research is grounded in both theory and empirical methods and spans a diverse area of financial economics. Professor Chordia has published extensively in the top finance journals, including Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Business, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science. He has received numerous awards for his research on empirical asset pricing and market microstructure. He has been the managing editor of the Journal of Financial Markets from 2013 to 2022 and a past associate editor of Review of Financial Studies. He has been on the program committee for the American Finance Association meetings, European Finance Association meetings, FIRS Conference, Finance Down Under Conference, NBER Market Microstructure group, the SFS Calvacade Asia, Stern Microstructure Conference, the Utah Winter Finance Conference and the Western Finance Association meetings and is a referee for numerous journals.

Education (4)

University of California, Los Angeles: Ph.D., Finance 1993

Tulane University: MBA, Business Administration 1987

Tulane University: MS, Chemical Engineering 1985

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi: B. Tech., Chemical Engineering 1984

Areas of Expertise (4)

Empirical Asset Pricing

Market Microstructure


High Frequency Trading

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