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Dmitry Livdan

Associate Professor
Haas Finance Group
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Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


PhD, Physics, The City University of New York
PhD, Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
MPhil, Physics, The City University of New York
BS, Kharkov State University

Positions Held

At Haas since 2007

2011 – present, Associate Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business

2007 – 2011, Assistant Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business
2005 – 2007, Assistant Professor, Mays School of Business
2003 – 2005, Assistant Professor of Finance, Bauer College of Business

Selected Papers and Publications

  • “Optimal Diversification: Reconciling Theory and Evidence,” with Joao Gomes. Journal of Finance 59 (2004): 507-535. (Nominated for the Brattle Prize in Corporate Finance.)
  • “Financially Constrained Stock Returns,” with Lu Zhang and Horacio Sapriza. Journal of Finance (2006). (Presented at American Finance Association Winter Meeting, January 2005.)
  • “Futures Prices in a Production Economy with Investment Constraints,” with Leonid Kogan and Amir Yaron. Journal of Finance (2006). (NBER Working Paper w11509, presented at UC Berkeley, Kellogg, Stanford, Western Finance Association Annual Meeting, June 2004, Society of Economic Dynamics Meeting, July 2004, European Econometric Society Meeting, August 2004.)

Honors and Awards

  • Schwabacher  Fellowship Award, 2009-2010
  • Dean’s Scholarship for Distinguished Merit, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, September 1998-May 2002
  • CUNY Research Grant 1996-1997
  • The City University of New York Scholarship, 1991-1996

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