Rajkamal Vasu

Assistant Professor of Finance
C. T. Bauer College of Business
University of Houston

Rajkamal Vasu joined the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston in the Fall of 2018 after receiving his Ph.D. in finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He also holds an MBA in finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, and a Bachelor of Technology in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. His research employs mechanism design and contract theory to analyse problems in corporate finance, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. He is also keenly interested in economic history and the economics of innovation.

Research Interests

Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mechanism Design, Contract Theory, Economic History, Economics of Innovation


Ph.D. in Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
M.S. in Finance, Northwestern University
MBA, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
Contact Information

Phone: 713-743-4779
Fax: 713-743-4789
Email: rkvasu@bauer.uh.edu
4750 Calhoun Rd.
Room 220G
Houston, TX 77204

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