University of Southern California

Satish Sahoo
Ph.D. Student in Accounting

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

MBA Finance, Asian Institute of Management, Manila; Bachelor of Technology, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela


Satish Sahoo is a Ph.D. student in accounting. He is interested in empirical research in cost of
capital, equity valuation, accounting information and market efficiency, mergers and acquisition
and debt contracting. He earned his bachelor’s degree (B. Tech, Electrical Engineering) from
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela and master’s degree (MBA, Finance) from Asian
Institute of Management, Manila. He is a CFA charter holder and a certified FRM (Financial Risk
Manager). Prior to entering the Ph.D. program, Satish worked as a Research Associate at The
Indian School of Business.