Meghana Ayyagari

Professor of International Business and International Affairs
401 Funger Hall
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

International corporate finance, corporate governance, development economics

Meghana Ayyagari received her Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2004. She teaches courses in international financial management and international business.

Professor Ayyagari's research focuses on international corporate governance structures and property rights protection across countries. Her research interests also include the theory of the firm with an emphasis on the constraints faced by firms in developing economies. Professor Ayyagari's academic research has been published in the Review of Financial Studies andSmall Business Economics.

Professor Ayyagari has served as a consultant for several international organizations including the Development Research Group at the World Bank, USAID, and the Center for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS). Professor Ayyagari is a member of the American Finance Association (AFA), Western Finance Association (WFA) and the Academy of International Business (AIB) and has served as a referee on several finance, economic and management journals.


Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Classes Taught

IBus 3001 Introduction to International Business
IBus 3301 International Business Finance