Hi, I’m Raj! I am a Financial Economist, Hedge Fund Analyst, Educator and Author. Previously, I taught MBA Level Courses in Corporate Finance, Investment Strategies, Portfolio Management and Wealth Management at the University of Massachusetts and Clark University. I have published numerous peer-reviewed articles in various Finance Journals and the Social Science Research Network. My noteworthy research articles include examinations of Hedge Fund Failures and simple metrics that can be used to detect reasons for failure.
I have served as an enumerator for the United States Census Bureau and participated in the 2020 Census Data Collection. The Census Data Collection began in 1790 and is conducted every 10 years. The Purpose is to count the population of the United States.
I have served as the Chief Financial Officer of the American College of Healthcare Trustees, a startup. Chief Financial Officers at startups are involved in the financial transactions of the corporation in a granular way. Typically, financial officers of a corporation include Cash Managers who manage daily cash positions and handle liquidity management. Financial Officers also include Treasury Analysts who assist the Treasurer and the Chief Financial Officer among others.
I have also served as Research Director of CISDM, a research center at the Isenberg School of Management focusing on Investment Strategies. I hold a PhD in Finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.