Dirk Hackbarth
Associate Professor of Finance
Robert and Karen May Faculty Fellow
University of Illinois, 515 E. Gregory Dr. (MC-520), Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Email: dhackbar "at" illinois.edu   Tel: +1 (217) 333-7343   Fax: +1 (217) 244-3102
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  • Specialist in various areas of corporate financial management and especially valuation of contingent claims on risky cash flows.
Research Interests
  • Capital Structure, Corporate Investment, Default Risk, Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Product Markets, Real Options.
Publications in Refereed Journals
Selected Working Papers
Selected Professional Activities
  • Associate Editor of e.g. Journal of Corporate Finance and Management Science, and Co-Editor of Finance Research Letters.
  • Guest Editor of Special Issue on Corporate Finance Theory (with Itay Goldstein) published by the Journal of Corporate Finance.

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