Prof. Vikas Agarwal, Ph.D.
Vikas Agarwal is Distinguished University Professor of the University System of Georgia, and the Bank of America Distinguished Chair and Professor of Finance at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Vikas received his Ph.D. in finance from the London Business School. In addition to being a member of the CFR research team, Vikas Agarwal also holds a Research Associate position at EDHEC Risk and Asset Management Center, France. He currently serves as a Director on the board of the Southeastern Alternative Fund Association and on the academic advisory council of Decatur Capital Management.
His broad areas of research interest include investments, household finance, private equity, and venture capital. His articles have appeared in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Financial Studies, and Management Science. His research has been cited and discussed in the financial press and magazines including Bloomberg, Euromoney, Financial Times, Forbes, International Herald Tribune, New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.