Serdar Aldatmaz

Assistant Professor of Finance

School of Business

George Mason University

Enterprise Hall 238, MSN 5F5

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-9471



Serdar Aldatmaz is an Assistant Professor of Finance at George Mason University's School of Business. His primary research area is empirical corporate finance, with a focus on private equity, venture capital, initial public offerings, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

In his current work, he studies international private equity investments with a focus on their implications on industry spillovers and the real economy. His other line research is in the area of initial public offerings where he investigates topics like post-IPO innovation performance and IPO underpricing. He also has some work at the intersection of corporate finance and labor relations.

His work has been published at the Journal of Financial Economics and Journal of Corporate Finance, and featured in Harvard, Columbia, and Duke Law School forums.

Dr. Aldatmaz holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Bachelors of Arts degrees in both Economics and Business Administration from Koc University in Istanbul, where he graduated as the department and school valedictorian in 2008.