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Archana Jain

Department Chair

Department of Finance and Accounting
Saunders College of Business

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Archana Jain

Department Chair

Department of Finance and Accounting
Saunders College of Business

Education

B.Comm., M.Comm., University of Rajasthan (India); MBA, Ph.D., University of Memphis

Bio

Dr. Archana Jain is an Associate Professor of Finance in the Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She earned her Ph.D. in finance at the University of Memphis in 2012 where she also completed her MBA in International Business. She received her graduate and undergraduate degrees in Accountancy and Business Statistics from University of Rajasthan, India. She is also a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive). Her research interests include market microstructure, short selling, corporate governance, algorithmic trading, and Exchange Traded Funds. Her Ph.D. dissertation has been published at the Journal of Financial Economics. Her work has also been published in other prestigious journals such as Financial Review, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Financial Analyst Journal, etc. She has taught Corporate Financial Management, Financial Markets, and Investments courses.

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Invited Article/Publication
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Jiang, C. (2021). Active trading in ETFs: The role of high-frequency algorithmic trading. Financial Analysts Journal. 77. 66-82.
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Khanapure, R. (2021). Do Algorithmic traders improve liquidity when information asymmetry is high?. Quarterly Journal of Finance. 11. .
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Khanapure, R. (2020). Pre-earnings announcement returns and momentum. Economic letters. 196. .
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Robin, A. (2020). Does Accounting Conservatism Deter Short Sellers?. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. 54. 1075-1100.
Jain, A., & Jain, C. (2019). Blockchain hysteria: Adding "blockchain" to company's name. Economic letters. 181. 178-181.
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Jiang, C. (2019). Early Movers Advantage? Evidence from Short Selling during After Hours on Earnings Announcement Days. Financial Review. 54. 231-412.
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Jiang, C. (2017). Algorithmic Trading and Fragmentation. Journal of Trading. 12. 18-28.
Jain, A., & Jain, C. (2017). Hidden Liquidity on the U.S. Exchanges. Journal of Trading. 12. 30-36.
Jain, A., Jain, P., & Rezaee, Z. (2016). Value-relevance of Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from Short Selling. Journal of Management Accounting Research. 28. 29-52.
Jain, A., & Jain, C. (2015). Fails-to-deliver before and after the implementation of Rule 203 and Rule 204. Financial Review. 50. 611-636.
Jain, A., Jain, P., McInish, T., & McKenzie, M. (2013). Worldwide Reach of Short Selling Regulations. Journal of Financial Economics. 109. 177-197.
Invited Keynote/Presentation
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Khanapure, R. (2019). Do Algorithmic traders improve liquidity when information asymmetry is high?. Eastern Finance Association.
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Khanapure, R. (2019). Do Algorithmic traders improve liquidity when information asymmetry is high?. Financial Manaagement Association Meeting.
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Jiang, C. (2018). Active trading in Passive ETFs. Financial Manaagement Association Meeting.
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Jiang, C. (2018). Active trading in Passive ETFs. Eastern Finance Association.
Jain, A., & Jain, C. (2017). Is Short selling in OTC stocks Informative?. Financial Manaagement Association Meeting.
Jain, A., JAIN, C., Jiang, C., & Khanapure, R. (2016). Short selling duration and return predictability. Eastern Finance Association.
Jain, A., JAIN, C., Jiang, C., & Khanapure, R. (2015). Short selling duration and return predictability. Financial Manaagement Association Meeting.
Jain, A., Jain, P., & Rezaee, Z. (2015). Value-relevance of Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from Short Selling. AAA.
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Jiang, C. (2015). After-hours short selling on earnings announcement days. MidWest Finance Association.
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Robin, A. (2014). Does Accounting Conservatism Deter Short Sellers?. Financial Management Association International (FMA) Annual Meeting.
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Jiang, C. (2014). After-hours short selling on earnings announcement days. Eastern Finance Association.
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Jiang, C. (2013). After-hours short selling on earnings announcement days. Financial Manaagement Association Meeting.
Jain, A., Jain, P., & Rezaee, Z. (2013). Investment Implications of Environment, Social, and Governance Sustainability Disclosures : Evidence from Short Selling. American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting.
Jain, A., Jain, P., & Rezaee, Z. (2013). Investment Implications of Environment, Social, and Governance Sustainability Disclosures : Evidence from Short Selling. Financial Management Association International (FMA) Annual Meeting.
Jain, A., Jain, P., McInish, T., & McKenzie, M. (2011). Worldwide reach of short selling regulations. MidWest Finance Association.
Jain, A., Jain, P., McInish, T., & McKenzie, M. (2011). Worldwide reach of short selling regulations. Eastern Finance Association.
Jain, A., Jain, P., McInish, T., & McKenzie, M. (2011). Worldwide reach of short selling regulations. Northern Finance Association.
Jain, A., Jain, P., McInish, T., & McKenzie, M. (2011). Worldwide reach of short selling regulations. Southern Finance Association.
Jain, A., & McInish, T. (2010). Intraday trading in Japan: which trades move price. Financial Management Association International.
Jain, A., Jain, P., McInish, T., & McKenzie, M. (2010). Worldwide reach of short selling regulations. Financial Management Association International.
Jain, A., Jain, P., McInish, T., & McKenzie, M. (2010). Worldwide reach of short selling regulations. Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting.
Published Conference Proceedings
Jain, A., Jain, C., & Jiang, C. (2015). After-hours short selling on earnings announcement days. MidWest Finance Association.
Jain, A., Jain, P., McInish, T., & McKenzie, M. (2013). Worldwide Reach of Short Selling Regulations. MidWest Finance Association.

Currently Teaching

FINC-220
3 Credits
Basic course in financial management. Covers business organization, time value of money, valuation of securities, capital budgeting decision rules, risk-return relation, Capital Asset Pricing Model, financial ratios, global finance, and working capital management.
FINC-721
3 Credits
An examination of basic financial theories, techniques, and practices. Topics include: time value of money, valuation, capital asset pricing, risk and diversification, cost of capital, capital budgeting techniques and spreadsheet analysis.
FINC-725
3 Credits
A survey of topics in investment analysis, including the study of financial markets, features of various financial assets and security pricing. Focus is on individual security analysis (as distinct from portfolio analysis). Asset pricing theory is used in valuing securities. Practical issues in equity valuation are discussed including risk evaluation, macroeconomic/industry/competitive analysis, and the use of corporate SEC filings.

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