Assistant Professor of Finance

University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Department of Finance
B324 Amos Hall
620 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602


Empirical Corporate Finance, Labor and Finance, Investments

Information Acquisition, Bond Market Efficiency


Information Acquisition Costs and Credit Spreads, with Marcin Jaskowski, Journal of Banking & Finance, Forthcoming. (Link to paper)

Firm listing status and the investment home bias, with Casey Dougal, Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming. (Link to paper)

Is competition a cure for confusion? Evidence from the residential mortgage market, with Steven Malliaris and Ruchi Singh, Real Estate Economics, 2022, Vol 50(1), pages 206-246. (Link to paper)

Refinancing, Profitability, and Capital Structure, with András Danis and Toni Whited, Journal of Financial Economics, 2014, Vol 114(3), pages 424-443. (Link to paper)
  • Winner of the 2014 Jensen Prize (second place) for best papers published in the Journal of Financial Economics in Corporate Finance and Organizations.
  • Research Excellence Award 2014, School of Business and Economics, Humboldt University of Berlin.


    COVID-19 Stimulus Cash and Debt Payments (2023), with Bianca Putz. (coming soon)

    Shadow Inflation (2023), with Taylor Begley, András Danis, and and Daniel Weagley. (coming soon)

    Employee health and firm performance (2023), with Alexander Schandlbauer and Mircea Trandafir. Link to SSRN Paper IZA Version

    Hedge Fund Activism Skill (2022), with Arjun Goel. Link to SSRN Paper Online Appendix

    The Stability of Dividends and Wages: Effects of Competitor Inflexibility (2020), with Alex Stomper and Josef Zechner. Link to SSRN Paper


    FINA 4210 Applied Corporate Finance, University of Georgia

    FYOS 1001 Finance and Fiction, University of Georgia

    INTB 5000E Special Topics in Intl Business University of Georgia

    FINA 5000 Special Topics in Finance, University of Georgia

    FIN 357 Business Finance, The University of Texas at Austin

    MGT 6432 Corporate Financial Policy, Vanderbilt University

    Advanced Corporate Finance, Humboldt University Berlin

    Case Seminar Advanced Corporate Finance (with Tim Adam), Humboldt University Berlin

    Fixed-Income and Credit Derivatives, University of Applied Sciences bfi Vienna

    Corporate Finance, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business

    Fall 2017 - Fall 2022

    Fall 2021 - Fall 2022

    Maymester 2021, Maymester 2022

    Maymester 2020, Maymester 2022

    Fall 2016

    Spring 2016

    Fall 2014 - Summer 2016

    Summer 2015 - Summer 2016

    Fall 2011 - Fall 2015

    Fall 2009 - Summer 2012

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