Dr Arman Eshraghi
Early Career Fellow in Finance
Phone: +44(0)131 6504311
Arman is a member of Business School's Accounting and Finance group. He holds BSc and MBA degrees from Sharif University in Iran, and a PhD in Finance from the University of Edinburgh. His main research investigates the impact of psychological attributes on investment decision-making and financial performance, with a focus on professional investors.
Before joining Edinburgh, Arman was a visiting researcher in Manchester Business School and an honorary researcher in University College London. He has worked with Prof. Richard Taffler, Prof. David Tuckett and Prof. Seth Armitage.
Arman commonly teaches or runs workshops for courses including Behavioural Finance and Market Anomalies (MSc), Equity Valuation (MSc), Applications of Finance (UG) and Principles of Finance (UG). He has been nominated three times in the university's annual Teaching Awards.
Arman's research interests include various topics in behavioural finance, fund manager behaviour, market anomalies, asset price bubbles, financial reporting and business communication, and the study of accounting narratives. He is an editorial board member of the International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance.
Dissertation Areas Supervised
Impact of psychological attributes on professional investor decisions
Behavioural explanations for asset price bubbles
Herding behaviour in financial markets
Fund manager selection processes
Insider trading practices