Jaideep Chowdhury


Associate Professor, Finance
Year Started at JMU: 2010
Contact Info
Website: http://cob.jmu.edu/jaideep/

  • Ph.D. Finance, Virginia Tech (2011)
  • Ph.D. Economics, Virginia Tech (2008)
  • M.A. Economics, Virginia Tech (2006)
  • M.S. Quantitative Economics, Indian Statistical Institute (2000)
Professional Interests


  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Market Efficiency
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Behavioral Finance
Personal Interests
  • Movies
  • Politics
  • Technology
  • Sports
Professional Activities

Referee, Financial Review, Journal of Economics, Journal of Business Economics and Management, Margin: Journal of Applied Economics Research, Economics Bulletin, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics ManagementInternational Journal of Management Science and Engineering Research, Risks

Current Courses Taught
  • FIN360 Analytical Methods in Finance
FIN371 Principles of Investments
  • FIN250 Introduction to Quantitative Finance
  • FIN302 Spreadsheet skills in Finance
Positions Held
  • Associate Professor, May 2017 till present, JMU
  • Assistant Professor, August 2011 to April 2017, JMU
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, August 2010 to May 2011, JMU
Key Publications

Gorkham Sonaer, Umut Ceilker and Jaideep Chowdhury, (2018), “Market share growth and stock returns,"  Accounting and Finance, Volume 58, Issue S1, 97-129 (originally published September 25, 2017).

Sourish Sarkar and Jaideep Chowdhury, (2017), "The financial impact of retail store closure announcements," International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, July 2017, Vol. 47, Issue: 6, 536-556.

Jason Fink and Jaideep Chowdhury, (2017), “How does CEO age affect firm risk?”, Asia Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, June 2017, Vol 46,  381- 412.

Gorkham Sonaer and Jaideep Chowdhury, (2016), “Ex-dividend day abnormal returns for special dividends," Journal of Economics and Finance, September 2016, 40(4),  631-652. 

Dilip Shome, Raman Kumar and Jaideep Chowdhury, (2016),  “Investment cash flow sensitivity under changing information asymmetry," Journal of Banking and Finance,Volume 62, January 2016, 28-40.

Gorkham Sonaer, Umut Ceileker and Jaideep Chowdhury, (2015), “Do mutual funds herd in industries?”, Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 52, March 2015, 1-16, Lead Article

Gorkham Sonaer and Jaideep Chowdhury, (2015),“Investments and Managerial Preference," Economics Bulletin.  Vol 35, No. 1, March, 2015, 392-399.  

Gorkham Sonaer and Jaideep Chowdhury, (2014),“Executive compensation and product market competition," Applied Economics Letters, October 2014, 1-5.

Fariss Mousa and Jaideep Chowdhury, (2014),“The relationship between organizational slack and firm innovation intensity: A replication and extension," American Journal of Business, April 2014, 29(1).

Fariss Mousa and Jaideep Chowdhury, (2014), “Organizational slack effects on innovation: The moderating role of CEO tenure and compensation,” Journal of Business Economics and Management, March 2014, Volume 15(2), 369-383.

Jaideep Chowdhury, (2014), “Incentive compensation, financial constraints, and product market behavior”.  Economics Bulletin, January 2014, Volume 34 No. 1, 115-124.

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