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Sattar A. Mansi

Wells Fargo Professor of Financial Risk Management


  • Ph.D., Finance, George Washington University    
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee                                                                  

Areas of Specializations

  • Corporate Finance
  • Fixed Income
  • Mutual Funds

Business Experience

Dr. Mansi’s work experience is in the areas of engineering and finance. He has worked as a Product OEM Engineer for Unisys Corporation in Santa Clara, California. More recently, he spent over six years working as a Senior Financial Analyst for Freddie Mac in the areas of securitization and risk management of mortgage backed securities.


Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Investments, Fixed Income Securities.


Dr. Mansi’s research primarily focuses on the impact of issues related to corporate finance including board structure, diversification, internationalization, auditor choice, and liquidity. His works appeared in premier journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Quantitative and Financial Analysis, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Marketing Research, and Journal of International Business Studies. His work has also been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Barron, and Security lending times. 

Professional Achievements

Dr. Mansi is an Associate Editor to the Journal of Financial Stability. He is also been a guest editor to various finance journals. Further, he is an ad hoc reviewer for major finance and accounting journals.  He is a member of the American Finance Association, Financial Management Association, and European Finance Association.



Working Papers:

Sattar Mansi - CV.pdf