His primary areas of research are
financial institutions, banking regulation and corporate finance. He studies the
design and the resale of corporate debt and the use of
derivative securities by financial institutions. He also
investigates the effect of information asymmetries in the
corporate debt market on firms' capital structure and investments.
Professor Beyhaghi is a recipient of the best paper award in
risk management from the Financial Management Association (FMA). He is
also in charge of organizing the Finance Research Seminar Series at
In addition to his research, Professor Beyhaghi is the
recipient of Dean's Teaching Excellence Award
for instructing undergraduates and MBAs (2016).