Dr. Mamdouh Medhat is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Cass Business School. His research interests are at the intersection of asset pricing and corporate finance, specifically focusing on how corporate policies (like cash holdings, leverage, and investment) affect the tradeoff between risk and return on equity markets.
He joined Cass in 2015 after obtaining his PhD in financial economics from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Chapters one and two of his PhD dissertation are published in Journal of Financial Econometrics and International Journal of Central Banking. Prior to joining Cass, Dr. Medhat was a visiting scholar at Stanford University. He holds a BSc and MSc in Mathematics-Economics from University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
He currently teaches the BSc courses "Derivates, Trading and Hedging (FR2211)" and "Risk Analysis and Modelling (FR2208)" and the MSc course "Fixed Income (SMM539)".
Personal website: sites.google.com/site/mamdouhmedhatresearch
- Asset Pricing
Journal articles (3)
- Keswani, A., Medhat, M., Miguel, A.F. and Ramos, S.B. (2020). Uncertainty avoidance and mutual funds. Journal of Corporate Finance, 65. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101748.
- Medhat, , Lando, D. and Jensen, T. (2017). Cyclicality and Firm-size in Private Firm Defaults. International Journal of Central Banking.
- Lando, D., Medhat, M., Nielsen, M.S. and Nielsen, S.F. (2013). Additive Intensity Regression Models in Corporate Default Analysis. Journal of Financial Econometrics, 11(3), pp. 443–485. doi:10.1093/jjfinec/nbs018.
- Medhat, M. and Schmeling, M. Dissecting Announcement Returns.