BalashovVadimVadim Balashov, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Finance
Office: BSB 217
Phone: (856) 225-6706
Email: vadim.balashov@rutgers.edu
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Ph.D., Tulane University


Dr. Balashov’s research interests include information role of financial analysts, piggybacking by financial analysts, analysts’ career concerns, capital markets and irrational investor trading.

Research Interests: Information Role of Financial Analysts, Piggybacking by Financial Analysts, Analysts’ Career Concerns, Capital Markets, and Irrational Investor Trading

Courses Taught: Financial Modeling, Principles of Finance, and Financial Management

Representative Publications:

  • “Is Diversification a Job Safety Net for Sell-Side Security Analysts?” (with Zhanel DeVides), 2019. The Journal of Financial Research, forthcoming.
  • “Can Analysts Predict Breaks in Earnings Strings?” (with Zhanel DeVides), 2019. The Review of Accounting and Finance, forthcoming.
  • “How Much Does Confusion Caused by Similar Company Names/Tickers Cost Investors?” (with Andrei Nikiforov), 2019. The Journal of Financial Markets, forthcoming.
  • “Investment Bank Monitoring and Bonding of Security Analysts’ Research.” (with Oya Altinkiliç and Robert S. Hansen), 2019. The Journal of Accounting and Economics, 67 (1), 98-119.
  • “Do Analysts Who Move Markets Have Better Careers?” (solo-authored), 2018. The Journal of Financial Research, 41(2), 181-212.
  • “When do sell-side analysts switch industries they follow?” (solo-authored), 2017. Applied Economics Letters, 2017, 1-5.
  • “Are Analysts’ Forecasts Informative to the General Public?” (with Oya Altinkiliç and Robert S. Hansen), 2013. Management Science, 59, 2550–2565.

Media Coverage:

Vadim Balashov’s research has been featured on The Wall Street Journal, The Fox Business News, CNBC U.S., The Financial Times (UK, US, Asia, Europe, and web editions), CNN, Reuters, New York Times Dealbook (New York), Quartz, The Hustle, Tages-Anzeiger (Zurich), COIL (India), Vedomosti (Moscow), FierceFinance (Washington, D.C.), L’Agefi (Lausanne), The Business Insider, Guardian (Paris), and NA 24 Hour (Oslo), as well as on CNBC, Africa.