Professor Chinmoy Ghosh has been a faculty member at the department of Finance at the University of Connecticut since 1986, the year he graduated from the Pennsylvania University with a Ph.D in Finance with minors in Economics and Quantitative Analysis. He has taught at the undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, Part-time Professional MBA, and Ph.D. levels. He has won the MBA best Teacher of the Year award in 1999, 2000, 2002, and 2003. In 2003, he won the EMBA best teacher of the year award. He won the SBA Outstanding Service Award in 2002.
His research primarily focuses on the efficiency of the capital market, particularly with respect to the impact of managerial decisions on stock prices. He has published in major academic finance journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Economics and Finance, Journal of Urban Economics, and Journal of Property Finance.
His research has been nominated for the Best Article Award at the School of Business. He won SBA/SNET Best Article Award in 1990. More recently, his research has explored the valuation of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), and American Depository Receipts (ADRs). One of his papers on ADR won the best competitive paper award in the area of International Finance in the 1998 Financial Management Association meetings. His consulting assignments include Fidelity Investments, Prudential Inc., International Development Research Council (IDRC), Cigna, and IBM Global Finance.
He is also an active consultant in the seminar circuit of the AICPA and AIMR CFA Program. He has presented research findings at several international academic meetings. He set up, and is currently the Director and Chairman of the Board of Advisers for the Student Managed Investment Fund at UConn, a $1m fund managed entirely by UConn UG and MBA students. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors at the UConn Coop.