Onur Arugaslan

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Onur Arugaslan
Director of the Personal Financial Planning Program, Co-director of the Sanford Center for Financial Planning and Wellness and Professor of Finance
(269) 387-6159
3362 Schneider Hall, Mail Stop 5420
Mailing address: 
Department of Finance and Commercial Law
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5420 USA
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
Teaching interests: 
  • Personal financial planning
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial strategy
  • International finance
Research interests: 
  • Separation of cash flow rights and voting rights
  • Endogeneity of liquidity
  • Risk-adjusted performance of American Depository Receipts

Dr. Onur Arugaslan is a professor of finance and commercial law at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business and serves as the director of the Personal Financial Planning Program.

In addition to the research listed above, his research includes the market reaction to the acquisitions by unified dual class firms.

Arugaslan has published articles in the:

  • Business Quest
  • International Journal of Banking and Finance
  • International Journal of Commerce and Management
  • International Journal of Management Theory and Practice
  • Journal of Corporate Finance
  • Journal of Finance
  • Journal of Global Business
  • Lahore Journal of Economics
  • Management Research News
  • Managerial Finance
  • The Business Review, Cambridge

His research received the Best Paper Award at the 2006 Association for Global Business Conference and a Highly Commended Paper Award at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2008.