Iván M. Rodríguez, Jr.

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Assistant Professor of Finance

Accounting, Finance, & Information Systems

422 Hill Hall


[email protected]


  • Ph.D., Finance, Florida International University, Expected Completion: May 2018
  • M.Sc., Finance, Florida International University, 2013
  • B.A., Economics, Florida International University, 2011

Courses Taught

  • FIN 350 Principles of Finance
  • FIN 359 Intermediate Financial Theory

Research Interests & Projects

  • International Corporate Finance, Investments

Selected Publications

Working Papers

  • "Cross-Border Acquisitions and Dyadic Distance"
  • "Ex-ante Structural Breaks and Sovereign Credit Default Swaps" with Ali Parhizgari
  • "Measuring Sovereign Risk: Are CDS Spreads Better than Credit Ratings?"
  • "Payout Policy Theories and Investor Sentiment" with Xiaoquan Jiang
  • "The Permanent Decline of Deletions: A Resolution to the Asymmetric Price Response Puzzle" with Vikas Agarwal and Edward R. Lawrence.
  • "Pollution Havens and Cross-Border Acquisitions”"
  • "A Pristine Perspective on Additions to the S&P 500: Direct Additions vs. Transfers" with Rajnish Kumar, Edward R. Lawrence, and Arun J. Prakash.
  • "Reading the Shield of Agamemnon: The Impact of Terrorism on Cross-Border Acquisitions"