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Ashrafee Hossain

Ash Hossain PhD anticipated 2012
MBA Finance, Virginia Tech, USA
BS, Information Technology, Virginia Tech, USA

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Ash Hossain (MBA, CFA Charter Pending) is a Lecturer in Finance and a PhD candidate at the John Molson School of Business. He has been teaching for the past three years at JMSB. His research interests are in the areas of corporate finance for insider trading and corporate governance. He has worked in the industry for two years in the United States. His involvement in the CFA program gives him a unique combination of research and practitioner perspective.

Research Interests

  • Insider Trading
  • Corporate Governance
  • Information Efficiency


Ash’s dissertation is focused on corporate finance, especially, to contribute in the area of corporate governance and insider trading.

Selected Research

Working Paper

  • Harjeet Bhabra & Ash Hossain. 2009. Has the informativeness of insider filing changed Post SOX? Has the latest credit crunch improved this informativeness? Concordia University, Montreal.


Concordia University, Montréal, Canada
  • Full-time Lecturer–Finance (2008 - present)
  • Graduate Research Assistant (2006–present)

Selected Honours & Awards

  • Outstanding MBA Student of the Year 2003 – 2004
  • Summa Cum Laude at Undergraduate

Scholarships & Funding

  • National Bank Fellowship Winner

Career Experience

  • Financial / Business Analyst, NMCI INC, NJ, USA 2004 - 2006