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College of Business Administration

Student Success Center
1001 Business Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

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2019 Business Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

Chairat Chuwonganant

Capitol Federal Distinguished Chair in Finance
Department of Finance
Office:4007 Business Building
Mailing Address:2097 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane 
Manhattan, KS 66506

Research Goals

Chairat Chuwonganant’s primary area of research is market microstructure.  His main research interests include the studies of  the effects of specific trading mechanisms and the organization in financial markets on transaction costs, liquidity, prices, risks, volume, trading profits, trading behavior, price formation process, and overall market quality.

Current Research and Consulting Projects 

  • Understanding the effects of market uncertainty and market structure on liquidity
  • Examining NASDAQ dealer’s decisions to enter or exit the market
  • Understanding the effects of market uncertainty on stock returns through its impact on liquidity   

Major Accomplishments 

  • Published in Journal of Financial Economics, Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Financial Markets, and others
  • CBA Outstanding Contribution in Research Award 

Areas of Teaching

Corporate Finance, Investments, International Finance, Derivatives


Ph D, University of Memphis
Major:  Finance

MBA, University of North Texas
Major: Finance

BS, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Major:  Chemical Engineering