Dr. Miran Hossain


Assistant Professor of Finance
Economics & Finance

Cameron Hall 220-O
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC   28403 - 5945
Phone: 910.962.0508
Fax: 910.962.7464
Email: hossainm [ hossainm AT uncw DOT edu ]
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Dr. Hossain is an Assistant Professor of Finance in the Economics and Finance department. He joined the Cameron School of Business in fall 2018 after completing his PhD in finance at Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Hossain’s teaching interests include Principles of Finance, Corporate Finance, Equity Valuation. His research falls under the broad umbrella of empirical corporate finance with particular interest in corporate governance, mergers and dividend policy. His recent agenda includes examining the implications of corporate executives’ social ties on various corporate finance policies. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Hossain has worked in the banking industry for five years. Outside of the work life, Dr. Hossain is an avid photographer. He also enjoys travelling, playing cricket and table tennis.

  • PhD, Finance, Florida Atlantic University, 2018
  • MS, Financial Risk Management, Colorado State University, 2013
  • BBA, Finance, Economics, North South University, 2008

Recent Publications
Managerial social capital and dividend smoothing , Journal of Corporate Finance , 2021; V.66 February pp. 101811 ; (M. Hossain, Luis Garcia-Feijoo, David Javakhadze)

CEO social capital and asset sell-offs , Managerial Finance , 2021; June ; (M. Hossain, Charles Danso, Margarita Kaprielyan)

Corporate media connections and merger outcomes , Journal of Corporate Finance , 2020; V.65 December pp. 101736 ; (M. Hossain, David Javakhadze)

Mutual fund trading around mergers and fund performance , International Journal of Managerial Finance , 2019; ; (M. Hossain, Margarita Kaprielyan,Charles Danso)

Areas of Interest
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Social Networks

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