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Vyacheslav Fos

Assistant Professor of Finance

Educational Background

PhD, Finance, Columbia University, 2011
M.Phil., Philosophy in Finance, Columbia University, 2009
M.A., Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 2005
B.A., Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 2000

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011 to present

Recent Publications

Collin-Dufresne, P., Fos, V. Forthcoming. Do Prices Reveal the Presence of Informed Trading? Journal of Finance

Fos, V., Margarita, T. Forthcoming. Shareholder Democracy in Play: Career Consequences of Proxy Contests. Journal of Financial Economics

Agarwal, V., Fos, V., Jiang, W. 2013. Inferring Reporting-Related Biases in Hedge Fund Databases from Hedge Fund Equity Holdings. Management Science, 59: 1271-1289

Honors and Awards

Best Paper Award, the Seventh Annual Academic Conference on Corporate Governance, present
List of Teachers Rated as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois, 2013
Best Paper Award, Affi Spring International Conference, 2013
TCW Best Paper Award, China International Conference in Finance, 2013
PhD Candidate Award for Outstanding Research, SAC Capital, 2011
Paul and Sandra Montrone Doctoral Fellowship, Columbia Business School, 2009-2010

Teaching and Research Interests

Financial Markets, Corporate Governance, Empirical Corporate Finance


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515 East Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 333-5734

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