Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science, 2010;
Corporate Finance: Corporate diversification, Mergers and Acquisitions, Compensation, Corporate Governance, Capital Structure
Specialist vs Generalist managers; Cash holdings and CEO characteristics; Debt Maturity
“Mergers and Acquisitions Accounting and the Diversification Discount”, 2013, Journal of Finance (forthcoming) http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1573039
"How do CEOs matter? The Effect of Industry Expertise on Acquisition Returns", 2013, Review of Financial Studies, with Daniel Metzger
"Generalists vs. Specialists: Lifetime Work Experience and CEO Pay", 2013, Journal of Financial Economics, with Miguel Ferreira and Pedro Matos http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1785943
"Why are US firms using more short term debt", 2013, Journal of Financial Economics, with Miguel Ferreira and Luis Laureano. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2087398
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FIN 361 - Advanced Managerial Finance
Builds on FIN 302. Advanced material on capital budgeting, cost of capital, CAPM, asset valuation, capital structure, and financial policy.