Dr. Rahman Khokhar

Finance and Business Economics

Rahman joined the PhD program (Finance) at the DeGroote School of Business in September 2008. Prior to joining DeGroote’s PhD program, he has spent several years working in the industry, including management positions in marketing both in Canada and Pakistan with organizations such as Gillette and Phillip Morris.

Thesis Title: Three Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance
SupervisorSudipto Sarkar
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Finance, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University

Education

  • MBA, Finance, McGill University
  • B.A., Business and Math, Pakistan

Selected Publications and Presentations

Working Papers

  • Firm size, information asymmetry and window dressing in cash holdings: evidence from quarterly financial statements, 2011.
  • Working Capital Management: A comparison between Canada and United States, with Sudipto Sarkar, 2011.

Research and Study Interests

Corporate finance, corporate cash holdings, and working capital management.

Professional Activities

Rahman spent several years working in the private sector, including management positions in marketing both in Canada and Pakistan with organizations such as Gillette and Phillip Morris. He has also taught marketing and management courses at various business schools, as an adjunct faculty member.

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