Rajeev Bhattacharya

Professor of Finance at R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland

Rajeev Bhattacharya, Ph.D. has over two decades’ research, consulting and teaching experience in finance, economics, and Big Data. He is a professor in the finance department of R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, and has served on the full-time faculty of Georgetown University, Washington University in St. Louis and University of New South Wales.

Dr. Bhattacharya has published articles on securities class actions and efficiency of capital markets, capital asset pricing model (CAPM), agency theory, price wars and pricing, trust (over 975 citations), and many other topics, in journals such as Berkeley Business Law JournalJournal of International Business and LawSanta Clara Law Review and Academy of Management Review. A recent publication of his in finance and Big Data is profiled on the Stanford University website.

Professor Bhattacharya has been a testifying expert on a number of matters including opinions on the level of efficiency of the market for a stock, harm to investors under allegations of securities manipulation, and class certification and damages in a class action, among many others.

As a consulting expert in applied microeconomics, he has applied advanced economic and statistical methods to complex litigation matters involving commercial disputes, market definitions, monopolization, and price fixing across a variety of industries.

Professor Bhattacharya has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Rochester. He has also been declared an Outstanding Researcher by the U.S. Federal Government.

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