Ph.D., Walden University; M.Phil., University of Oxford; B.S., University of Salford, England
Asset valuation; portfolio optimization; stock market research; exchange traded funds (ETF) optimization; merger and acquisitions; risk analysis; value at risk; derivative valuation
Dr. Sharifzadeh has more than 15 years of experience teaching courses in finance, statistics, and mathematics and has been mentoring Ph.D. students in Finance and Accounting specializations at Walden since 2006. While keeping his affiliation with academia, Dr. Sharifzadeh has been engaged in investment management and research for the past 20 years as a chief research analyst and director of research. He has written research reports about the valuation of public companies and industries on a regular basis. Dr. Sharifzadeh is a charted financial analyst and a certified financial risk manager.