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Jawad M. Addoum

Jawad M. Addoum

Assistant Professor of Finance

Jenkins 514K

Research Interests

  • Portfolio Choice
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Household Finance

Selected Publications

Political Sentiment and Predictable Returns, with Alok Kumar
Revise and resubmit, Review of Financial Studies

Stature, Obesity, and Portfolio Choice, with George M. Korniotis and Alok Kumar
Revise and resubmit, Management Science

Geographic Diffusion of Information and Stock Returns, with Alok Kumar and Kelvin Law
Revise and resubmit, Journal of Accounting and Economics

Household Portfolio Choice and Retirement
Revise and resubmit, Review of Economics and Statistics

License to Spend: Consumption-Income Sensitivity and Portfolio Choice, with Stefanos Delikouras and George M. Korniotis

Income Hedging, Dynamic Style Preferences, and Return Predictability, with George M. Korniotis and Alok Kumar

Under-Reaction to Political Information and Price Momentum, with Stefanos Delikouras, Da Ke, and Alok Kumar

Limited Marital Commitment and Household Portfolios, with Howard Kung and Gonzalo Morales

Contagious Negative Sentiment and Corporate Policies: Evidence from Local Bankruptcy Filings, with Alok Kumar and Nhan Le

Asset Allocation and Managerial Assumptions in Corporate Pension Plans, with Jules H. van Binsbergen and Michael W. Brandt


  • Ph.D., Finance, Duke University, 2012
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of Waterloo, 2007
  • BBA, Finance, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2007


  • Investments
  • Corporate Finance
  • Fixed Income Securities

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