Ashraf Jaffer focuses her research on the theoretical issues of incentive compensation design, issues of information in capital markets, corporate finance and market microstructure.
Her research includes incentive problems in organizations created by compensation in tradable securities, especially disclosures of insider trading.
Professor Jaffer teaches managerial accounting.
She is finishing her dissertation at the London School of Economics, where she received a master’s degree in accounting and finance with distinction. She received a BA in economics with honors from Grinnell College.