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Lecturer, Business Economics and Finance
Portrait of Mercedes Miranda
102B Fairlane Center South
19000 Hubbard Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126

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Biography and Education

Mercedes Miranda, Ph.D., Lecturer of Business Economics and Finance at the University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Business. Dr. Miranda received her Ph.D. in Financial Economics from The University of New Orleans in 2005.  Prior to joining the University of Michigan-Dearborn faculty in 2008, she taught undergraduate and graduate students at Wayne State University. 


Dr. Miranda's research interests include agency theory, and payout policy. She has published in refereed journals such as Journal of Banking and Finance and Corporate Ownership, Control Journal and Journal of Insurance Issues. 


University of New Orleans

Teaching and Research

Selected Publications

  1. “The Information and Wealth Effects of Earnings Surprises in the U.S. Insurance Industry,” 2012, Journal of Insurance Issues, Volume 35, number 2.
  2. “Long-Term Debt and Overinvestment Agency Problem” 2010, Ranjan D’Mello and Mercedes MirandaJournal of Banking and Finance, 34, 324-335.
  3. “Managerial Motives for Splitting Stocks: Evidence from Electric Utility Companies”, 2008, Mercedes Miranda and, Tarun Mukherjee, Corporate Ownership and Control Journal, Volume 6, Issue 1.


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