Finance

Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance Atif Ikram shares his research on incentivizing corporate social responsibility and its effects on boards of directors, executives, shareholders, and other stakeholders.

After completing the MS-FIN, starting a lucrative career is certainly within reach. You’ll be qualified for many different roles in the financial industry, including corporate finance, risk management, management, financial planning, investment banking, consulting, or even real estate.

Prospective students considering a highly ranked W. P. Carey Master of Science in Finance (MS-FIN) from Arizona State University should know that it’s difficult to go from no work experience in the financial industry straight to investment banking solely with a degree. If you’d like to rebrand yourself as a future financial leader, the MS-FIN can help. 

While the best stock in the S&P 1500 has a year-to-date gain of more than 450%, Professor of Finance Hank Bessembinder's research shows why a diversified investment strategy is better than to risk everything on a few stocks.

If you were picking equities by throwing darts at a board, more than 90% would fail to beat cash, according to Professor of Finance Hank Bessembinder's research.