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Arzu Ozoguz

Arzu Ozoguz

Clinical Associate Professor of Finance


McColl 4222, CB 3490 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3490


Arzu Ozoguz conducts research in the areas of investments, corporate finance and information economics. Her work focuses on how the information environment in financial markets affects the dynamics of asset prices and the cross-section of stock returns.

More recently, she has been studying the interaction between the information in stock prices and firms’ real investment decisions.

Dr. Ozoguz has received best paper awards from the Western Finance Association and the Financial Management Association. Her research has been published in several journals such as the Review of Financial Studies and Journal of Financial Economics.

Prior to coming back to UNC Kenan-Flagler, she was on the business school faculties at Southern Methodist University, Rice University and the University of Texas at Dallas.

Prior to her PhD studies, Dr. Ozoguz worked as a research analyst at an investment bank in Istanbul.

She received her PhD from INSEAD, her MBA from Koc University and a BA in economics from Oberlin College.