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Ahasan Amin

Ahasan Amin

Senior Associate, MSCI Research

Ahasan Amin conducts corporate-governance research at MSCI, where he focuses on the U.S. market, in addition to supporting the development of MSCI’s corporate governance-ratings product. His prior experience includes programming and model development using Python and RStudio. Ahasan holds a B.S. with honors in statistics and economics from the University of Toronto.

Research and Insights

Articles by Ahasan Amin

    Are Audit Firms Spread Too Thin?

    6 mins read Blog | Mar 28, 2024 | Jonathan Ponder, Ahasan Amin

    The auditing industry is facing several challenges, including fee concentration and a decline in practicing accountants. We assess the current state of play to identify potential areas of concern and the impact these could have on investors.

    Companies Reliant on Agricultural Products May Face Lower Policy Risk

    2 mins read Quick Take | Dec 8, 2023 | Cole Martin, Ahasan Amin

    Food, beverage and food-retail companies have often been exempted from emissions-reduction schemes, but that may change soon. And if it does, investors might need to assess a new set of risks for these companies, such as carbon tax. 

    Are SPACs Riskier than Conventional IPOs?

    5 mins read Blog | Jul 27, 2021 | Nilufar Kuchimova, Ahasan Amin

    SPACs exploded in popularity in 2020, but these “blank-check” shell IPOs offer some unusual governance risks to investors. In this blog post, we examine some of the challenges.