University Senior Lecturer in Finance
Co-Director of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM)
BS (Middle East Technical University), MSE (Princeton University), PhD (London Business School)
Corporate governance; ownership and control; corporate social responsibility; private equity; dynamic investment strategies.
Subject group: Finance
Oğuzhan Karakaş has served as a part-time consultant to a hedge fund on establishing trading strategies.
Oğuzhan Karakaş was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College prior to joining Cambridge Judge Business School.
Awards & honours
- Best Published Research Article, FIR-PRI Finance and Sustainability European Research Award, 2016
- Honorable Mention, IRRCi Research Award, 2015
- All Star Teachers, The Carroll School of Management – Boston College, 2014
- Moskowitz Prize for the Best Paper in Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), Berkeley-Haas and US SIF, 2012
Karakaş, O. and Mohseni, M. (2021) “Staggered boards and the value of voting rights.” Review of Corporate Finance Studies (forthcoming)
Dimson, E., Karakaş, O. and Li, X. (2017) “Local leads, backed by global scale: the drivers of successful engagement.” PRI: Principles for Responsible Investment, 19 September 2017
Feldhütter, P., Hotchkiss, E. and Karakaş, O. (2016) “The value of creditor control in corporate bonds.” Journal of Financial Economics, 121(1): 1-27 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jfineco.2016.03.007)
Dimson, E., Karakaş, O. and Li, X. (2015) “Active ownership.” Review of Financial Studies, 28(12): 3225-3268 (DOI: 10.1093/rfs/hhv044)
Kalay, A., Karakaş, O. and Pant, S. (2014) “The market value of corporate votes: theory and evidence from option prices.” Journal of Finance, 69(3): 1235-1271 (DOI: 10.1111/jofi.12132)