Tijana Rajkovic


Associate Professor of Finance
Department of Accounting and Finance

Lucas College and Graduate School of Business

San José State University
One Washington Square 
San José, CA 95192-0066


Preferred: tijana.rajkovic@sjsu.edu


Preferred: (408) 924-3467

Office Hours

Spring 2023: Friday 4PM - 6PM and by appointment

Office Location

BT 851


PhD, Finance, University of Missouri

MBA, University of Missouri

MA, Economics, University of Missouri

BS, Economics, University of Belgrade, Serbia


Dr. Tijana Rajkovic is an Associate Professor of Finance, Director of the Master of Science in Finance program, and the Co-Director of the Center for Banking and Financial Services at San José State University. She holds a PhD in Finance and an MBA from the University of Missouri. Her primary teaching and research interests lie in empirical corporate finance. Dr. Rajkovic's research has been published in the Journal of Corporate Finance, the Journal of Banking and Finance, and European Financial Management. In her spare time, Dr. Rajkovic enjoys spending time with her family, skiing, and swimming.


The international effect of managerial social capital on the cost of equity, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2017

CEO social capital, risk-taking and corporate policies, Journal of Corporate Finance, 2017

An international analysis of CEO social capital and corporate risk-taking, European Financial Management, 2019

   EFM 2019 Best Paper Award

   EFM 2019 Top Download Best Paper Award

How friends with money affect corporate cash policies? The international evidence, European Financial Management, 2019

Lead independent directors and investment efficiency, Journal of Corporate Finance, 2020

Unlocking Dividends: The Impact of Managerial Social Capital on International Corporate Payouts, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, forthcoming




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