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Oğuzhan Karakaş is a University Associate Professor in Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School at University of Cambridge. Prof. Karakaş was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College prior to joining Cambridge Judge Business School. His research focuses on Corporate Governance, Ownership and Control, Private Equity, Dynamic Investment Strategies, and Corporate Social Responsibility. His research has been published in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Financial Economics. His paper titled “Active Ownership” published at the Review of Financial Studies (with Elroy Dimson and Xi Li) is the recipient of the 2012 Moskowitz Prize for research in Socially Responsible Investing, the 2015 IRRCi Research Award – Honorable Mention, and the 2016 FIR-PRI Finance and Sustainability European Research Award – Best Published Research Article. Professor Karakaş received his PhD at London Business School, his MSE at Princeton University, and his BS at Middle East Technical University. He has served as a part-time consultant to a hedge fund on establishing trading strategies.

Research Interests

Corporate governance; ownership and control; corporate social responsibility; private equity; dynamic investment strategies.

Working Papers

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