Faculty and Executive Leadership Directory
PhD, Finance, University of Chicago
MBA, University of Chicago
Diploma, Business Economics, University of Mannheim
At Haas since 2008
2008 – present, Assistant Professor of Finance, Haas School of Business
Current Research and Interests
- Corporate finance (especially financial intermediation and financial regulation)
- Contract theory: dynamic contracting, static contracting, applied game theory
- International/ macro: DSGE models, trade theory
Selected Papers and Publications
- “Target Revaluation after Failed Takeover Attempts – Cash versus Stock,” 2016, joint with Ulrike Malmendier and Farzad Saidi, Journal of Financial Economics, 119, 92-106.
- “Impatience vs. Incentives,” 2015, joint with John Zhu, Econometrica, 83, 1601-1617.
- “Markup cycles, dynamic misallocation, and amplification.” 2014, joint with Christine Parlour & Johan Walden, Journal of Economic Theory, 154, 126-161.
- ”Rating agencies in the face of regulation,” 2013, joint with Christian C. Opp & Milton Harris, Journal of Financial Economics, 108, 46-61.
- “Expropriation risk and technology,” 2012, Journal of Financial Economics, 103, 113-129.
- “Tariff wars in a Ricardian model with a continuum of goods,” 2010, Journal of International Economics, 80 (2), 212-225.
- “Rybczynski’s theorem in the Heckscher-Ohlin world – anything goes,” 2009, joint with Hugo Sonnenschein and Christis Tombazos, Journal of International Economics, 79 (1), 137-142.
Honors and Awards
- “Top 40 under 40” business school professor award by Poets and Quants, 2017
- 2016 Jensen prize. Best Paper Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations, (first place)
- Emerald Citation Award for paper “Rating agencies in the face of regulation”, 2016
- Fisher Center Grant, UC Berkeley, 2015-2016
- Junior Faculty Research COR Grant, UC Berkeley, 2008 – 2009 and (2012 – 2013)
- John Leusner Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2007-2008
- German National Academic Foundation ERP Fellowship, 2006-2008
- Katherine Dusak Miller Ph.D. Fellowship in Finance, 2007-2008
- AFA Travel Award, 2005
- CRSP Summer Paper Award, University of Chicago, 2004
- German Academic Exchange Fellowship (DAAD), 2003-2006
- Valedictorian Graduate University of Mannheim, 2003
- Friedrich-Naumann Scholar, 2000-2003
- Julius-Paul-Stiegler Foundation Scholar, 2001-2002
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