Oguzhan Ozbas

Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics
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PhD, MIT; MS, Carnegie Mellon University; BS, Bogazici University

Oguzhan Ozbas studies corporate finance, corporate investment, internal capital allocation, organizational economics, and corporate governance. His research has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies, has been profiled in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, and cited in policy briefs for the U.S. Congress. His most recent research examines the tradeoffs involved in expanding shareholder rights. Prior to his doctoral studies, Professor Ozbas worked at the treasury department of Ford Motor Company. At Marshall, he teaches finance classes at the undergraduate, MBA, and PhD level.
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John Matsusaka, Oguzhan Ozbas, Irene Yi () "Can Shareholder Proposals Hurt Shareholders? Evidence from SEC No-Action Letter Decisions ,"  R&R at the Journal of Law and Economics.
John Matsusaka, Oguzhan Ozbas, Irene Yi () "Opportunistic Proposals by Union Shareholders ,"  Review of Financial Studies.
Cem Demiroglu, Oguzhan Ozbas, Rui Silva, Mehmet Ulu () "Do Physiological and Spiritual Factors Affect Economic Decisions? ,"  R&R at the Journal of Finance.
Cem Demiroglu, Cansu Iskenderoglu, Oguzhan Ozbas () "Managerial Discretion and Efficiency of Internal Capital Markets ,"  Under submission at the Review of Financial Studies.
John Matsusaka, Oguzhan Ozbas () "A Theory of Shareholder Approval and Proposal Rights ,"  Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization  33, 377–411.
Oguzhan Ozbas, Heikki Rantakari () "Information Acquisition, Resource Allocation and Managerial Incentives ,".
Oguzhan Ozbas, Anthony Marino () "Disclosure of Status in an Agency Setting ,"  Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization  105, 191-207.
Oguzhan Ozbas, Rebecca Hann, Maria Ogneva () "Corporate Diversification and the Cost of Capital ,"  Journal of Finance  68, 1961-1999.
Oguzhan Ozbas, Micah Officer, Berk Sensoy () "Club Deals in Leveraged Buyouts ,"  Journal of Financial Economics  98, 214-240.
Oguzhan Ozbas, Ran Duchin, Berk Sensoy () "Costly External Finance, Corporate Investment, and the Subprime Mortgage Credit Crisis ,"  Journal of Financial Economics  97, 418-435.
Oguzhan Ozbas, Lior Menzly () "Market Segmentation and Cross-Predictability of Returns ,"  Journal of Finance  65, 1555-1580.
Oguzhan Ozbas, Ran Duchin, John Matsusaka () "When Are Outside Directors Effective? ,"  Journal of Financial Economics  96, 195-214.
Oguzhan Ozbas, David Scharfstein () "Evidence on the Dark Side of Internal Capital Markets ,"  Review of Financial Studies  23, 581-599.
Oguzhan Ozbas () "Integration, Organizational Processes, and Allocation of Resources ,"  Journal of Financial Economics.