PhD, Financial Economics, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
BA, Economics, Princeton University, USA
- McGill: Applied Corporate Finance, Managerial Economics, Venture Capital and Entrepreneurial Finance
- McGill (China): Introduction to Finance
- McGill (Japan): Managerial Economics
- Northwestern: Introduction to Finance
- Corporate Finance (w/ Emphasis on Agency Theory and Frictions in the Financing of New Ideas)
- Contract Economics (w/ Emphasis on Contract Vagueness and Contract Disclosure)
- Law and Economics (w/ Emphasis on Contract Law, Agency Law, and Dispute Resolution)
- Economics of Regulation (w/ Emphasis on Private Regulation)
- Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management)
2012-2013: Finalist for Professor of the Year, MUS Awards, McGill University.
2010-2011: Faculty Impact Award, Northwestern University.
2009-2010: Professor of the Year in MBA Core, Northwestern University.
2006-2007: Lehman Brothers Fellowship for Research Excellence in Finance
2003-2004: Excellence in Teaching Award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
2000-2001: Halbert White’72 Prize in Economics, Princeton University.
2006-2007: Lehman Brothers Fellowship for Research Excellence in Finance.
2012-2013: Internal SSHRC Grant, McGill University.
2008-2011: Faculty Fellow Grant, Northwestern University.
* = Paper Available.
- Economics of Regulation (Industry Self-Regulation):
The Self-Regulation of Enforcement and Collective Reputation: Evidence From the US Securities Brokerage Industry*
Competition Between Self-Regulatory Organizations and Enforcement: Evidence From the Formation of FINRA*
The Internal Governance of Regulatory Agencies and the Capture of Enforcement: Evidence From Self-Regulation in the US Securities Brokerage Industry*
- Contract Economics:
Vague Contract Terms: Theory and Evidence on Contract Vagueness with an Application to Enforcement Evaluation*
The Evolution of Contracting Practices Within Firms: Evidence From Repeat Material Contract Filers
The Impact of Disclosure on Contract Design: Evidence From Material Contract Filings at the SEC
Opting Out of Public Enforcement: Evidence From International Trade Patterns and the New York Convention (w/ D. Papanikoloaou (Kellogg))
- Corporate Finance (Applications to Market Efficienty and Macroeconomics):
Financial Relationships and the Limits to Arbitrage (w/ D. Papanikolaou (Kellogg))*
Innovation Cycles (w/ D. Papanikolaou (Kellogg))*
Lawyers in the House: The Impact of In-House Corporate Counsel on Firm Policies (w/ Y. Hochberg (Rice) and J. Zhang (McGill))