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Mehrshad Motahari

Mehrshad Motahari.

Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance (CCFin) and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)

BA (Shahid Beheshti University), MSc, PhD (Warwick Business School)

Professional experience

Dr Motahari has acted as a consultant for various asset management companies in the City, assisting them in using the latest academic insights to devise proprietary trading strategies in equity markets.

Research interests

Empirical asset pricing; market mispricing and anomalies; trading strategies; behavioural finance; artificial intelligence and machine learning in finance.

Mehrshad Motahari is a member of the Finance subject group.


Kumar, A., Motahari, M. and Taffler, R. (2019) “Skewness preference and market anomalies.” University of Miami Business School Research Papers No.3166638. Florida, MA: University of Miami. (Available online via the SSRN)

Motahari, M. (2018) “Geography, local sentiment, and market anomalies.” (Available online via the SSRN)

Contact details

Mehrshad Motahari
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG

Tel: +44 (0)1223 339700

[email protected]

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