Arman Kosedag

Arman Kosedag

Associate Professor of Finance

Department: Accounting/Finance
Phone: (706) 238-7879
Campus Box: 5024
Location: Green 216


  • Ph.D., Finance, Minor: Economics, Louisiana State University
  • M.S., Finance, Louisiana State University
  • B.S., Istanbul University, Turkey 

Teaching Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Principles of Finance
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • International Finance
  • Investments

Research Interests

  • Dividend Policy
  • Corporate Restructuring and Control
  • Corporate Governance
  • Investments
  • International Finance

Selected Publications

  • "Testing for Convergence in Bank Efficiency: A Cross-Country Analysis," with Meltem Denizel and Oznur Ozdemir, Service Industries Journal, Vol. 31 (9), 2011 1533-1547.

  • "Reverse-LBOs, Re-LBOs, and the Informational Asymmetry Hypothesis of LBO Transactions," with JinHu Qian and Jamshid Mehran, Managerial Finance, Vol. 35 (8), 2009, 716-728.

  • "Do Dividend Clienteles Explain Price Reactions to Dividend Changes? " with Jinhu Qian, The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, Vol. 3 (1), 2009, 47-58.

  •  "Dividends and Taxes, Redux, …Again," With George Frankfurter and Bob Wood, Journal of Behavioral Finance, Vol. 9 (1), 2008, 30-42.
  • "Gold or Pyrite: The Importance of Information to the Professional Investor," with Bob G. Wood and Mark Stephens, Journal of Investing, Vol. 16 (4) Winter 2007, 190-197.

  • "Transparency & Disclosure Scores and Their Determinants in the Istanbul Stock Exchange," with Mine Aksu, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 14 (4), 2006, 275-294.

  • "The Perception of Dividends by Professional Investors," with Kevin Chiang, George M. Frankfurter, and Bob G. Wood, Jr., Managerial Finance, Vol. 32 (1), 2006, 60-81.

  • "Exploratory Analyses of Dividend Re-Investment Plans and Some comparison," with Kevin Chiang and George M. Frankfurter, International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol. 14 (5), 2005, 570-586.

  • "Repeated LBOs: The case of Multiple LBO Transactions," with David Michayluk, Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 43 (1&2), 2004, 111-122.

  • "A Comparative Analysis of Perception of Dividends by Managers," with George m. Frankfurter et al., Research in International Business and Finance, Vol. 18 (1), 2004, 73-112.

  • "The Role of Venture Capitalists in Going Private Transactions," in The Growth of Venture Capital: A Cross-Cultural comparison, edited by Dilek Cetindamar, Praeger publishing, Westport, CT, 2003, 55-71.

  • "The Perception of Dividends by Management," with George M. Frankfurter, Hartmut Schmidt and Mihail Topalov, The Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets (currently The Journal of Behavioral Finance), Vol. 3 (4), 2002, 202-217.