Arzu Ozoguz

Dr. Arzu Ozoguz is a visiting assistant professor of finance at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. She conducts research in the areas of investments, corporate finance, and information economics. Her work focuses on how the information environment in financial markets affects the dynamics of asset prices and the cross-section of stock returns. More recently, she has been studying the interaction between the information in stock prices and firms’ real investment decisions. She has received Best Paper Awards from the Western Finance Association and the Financial Management Association. Her research has been published in the Review of Financial Studies and in the Journal of Financial Economics. Prior to joining the Jones School, she was on the faculties of University of Texas at Dallas, Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the Queen’s Business School at Queen’s University in Canada. She received her PhD from INSEAD in France. She has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Oberlin College and a M.B.A. from Koc University in Istanbul. Prior to her PhD studies, Dr. Ozoguz worked as a research analyst at an investment bank in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Investment Strategies and Portfolio Analysis (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn about latest investment strategies and performance evaluation. You will start by learning portfolio performance measures and discuss best practices in portfolio performance evaluation. You will explore different evaluation techniques such as style analysis and attribution analysis and apply them to evaluate different investment [...]
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Global Financial Markets and Instruments (Coursera)

Get a running start in the high-stakes world of financial investment! This first course is designed to help you become an informed investor by providing you with the essential concepts for long-term success in managing money. You’ll start by learning the role of financial markets and financial assets in [...]
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