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Taufique  Samdani

Taufique Samdani

Office: BUS 169


 Educational Background

    Ph.D. Finance
    Center of Economics at the Sorbonne, University of Paris 1

    M.S. Computer Science
    Arizona State University

    Masters Financial Management
    Rotterdam School of Management

    B.S. Computer Science
    Arizona State University

Courses Taught

  • Financial Management II (FIN 3120)
  • Corporate Finance (FIN 3060)


Dr. Taufique Samdani received his Doctorate degree from the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris, France, in December, 2010. Currently, he is Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance at Clemson University. During his career, he took positions at the University of Toledo (OH), Millikin University (IL), EDHEC Business School (France), IESEG School of Management (France), Citigroup (New York, NY), IBM Watson Research Center (Hawthorne, NY), IBM Research (Tucson, AZ), and IBM Corporation (Charlotte, NC).

Research Interests

  • IPOs, corporate governance, financial reporting, financial markets, regulations, emerging markets, and economics of asymmetric information.

Research Publications

  • Samdani, Taufique (2024). “Disclosure rules, controlling shareholders, and trading activity in the new issues market,” Journal of Banking and Finance 163, 107168.
  • Petkevich, Alex and Taufique Samdani (2022). “The equilibrium prices of auction IPO securities: Empirical evidence,” Journal of Financial Markets 57, 100629.
  • Samdani, Taufique (2019). “Anchor-backed IPOs, reported earnings, and heterogeneous investors’ beliefs,” Journal of Corporate Finance 59, 72–87.
  • Lu, Yuechan and Taufique Samdani (2019). “The economic role of institutional investors in auction IPOs,” Journal of Corporate Finance 56, 267–281.
  • Akron, Sagi and Taufique Samdani (2017) “Investor protection and institutional investors’ incentive for information production,” Journal of Financial Stability 30, 1–15.
  • Samdani, Taufique. “Investor protection and agency conflicts in auction IPOs.” Working paper.
  • Akron, Sagi and Taufique Samdani. "Investor protection and IPO certification: A resolution of a paradox," Working paper
  • Samdani, Taufique and Rajab Suliman. "Endogenous share price level and volatility in open-bid auction IPOs: A beta regression approach". Working paper.
  • Samdani, Taufique and Kainan Wang. "The economic role of offer-for-sale in the IPO market." Working paper.
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