Reader in Finance
Anh L. Tran is a Reader / Associate Professor of Finance. He joined the Faculty of Finance at Cass in August 2010 after obtaining his PhD from Drexel University in Philadelphia, USA. Anh has taught corporate finance classes at both MSc and undergraduate levels. His research interests are in empirical corporate finance, including mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation, and corporate governance among others.
In his recent research, Anh studies firm-value effects of managerial compensation during mergers and acquisitions and other important aspects of corporate governance affecting shareholder wealth. His research on stock option grants was cited in a front page article of the Wall Street Journal. Anh's other research has also been mentioned in various media outlets including Bloomberg, the New York Times, the Times, Le Monde, Les Echos, the Financial Times, the Economist, etc.
Anh has published research articles in leading journals including Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science.
- 8.2015 - present, Cass Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre, Academic Director