Parth Venkat

Financial Economist
Office of Research and Data Services

Education Summary

  • ​​​Ph.D. Finance,
    University of Texas at Austin, 2017
  • M.S. Finance,
    University of Texas at Austin, 2015
  • B.S. Business Economics & Biology,
    California Institute of Technology, 2005

Fields of Interest

  • Mergers, acquisitions and restructuring
  • Institutional investors
  • Human capital
  • Financial Economist
    Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
    2017–Present
  • Teaching Assistant
    McCombs Business School
    University of Texas at Austin
    2011–2017
  • Economic Consultant
    Charles River Assocoates
    2007–2011
  • Swem, Nathan and Parth Venkat, 2017, The Effect of Mergers on Human Capital: Evidence from Sell-Side Analysts
  • Starks, Laura and Parth Venkat and Qifei Zhu, 2017, Corporate ESG Profiles and Investor Horizons
  • Petre, Melinda and Parth Venkat, 2017, Funding, Investment and Wealth Equalization Across Texas Public School Districts
  • Boone, Audra and William Grieser, Qingqiu Li, Parth Venkat, 2017, Product Differentiation and Financial Reporting Quality

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