Onur Arugaslan

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Onur Arugaslan
Professor of Finance and PNC Endowed Chair
(269) 387-6159
(269) 387-5836
3362 Schneider Hall, Mail Stop 5420
Mailing address: 
Finance and Commercial Law
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5420 USA
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas
  • B.S., Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
Teaching interests: 
  • Personal financial planning
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial strategy
  • International finance
Research interests: 
  • Separation of cash flow rights and voting rights
  • Endogeneity of liquidity
  • Risk-adjusted performance of American Depository Receipts

Dr. Onur Arugaslan is a professor of finance at Western Michigan University and serves as the director of the Personal Financial Planning Program. His primary teaching interests are in the areas of personal financial planning, corporate finance, financial strategy and international finance. His research includes the separation of cash flow rights and voting rights, the endogeneity of liquidity, the risk-adjusted performance of American Depository Receipts and the market reaction to the acquisitions by unified dual class firms. Arugaslan has published articles in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Corporate Finance, Managerial Finance, the Journal of Global Business, Management Research News, International Journal of Banking and Finance, International Journal of Commerce and Management, International Journal of Management Theory and Practice, Business Quest, The Business Review, Cambridge and Lahore Journal of Economics. His research received the Best Paper Award at the 2006 Association for Global Business Conference and a Highly Commended Paper Award at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2008. Arugaslan holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey.