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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, 2011-2012

Recent Publications

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

Kuznitz, A., Kandel, S., Fos, V. 2008. A Portfolio Choice Model with Utility from Anticipation of Future Consumption and Stock Market Mean Reversion. European Economic Review, 52: 1338-1352

Honors and Awards

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

Service Activities

Discussant, LBS Corporate Finance Conference, 2013
Referee, Finance Research Letters, 2013
Referee, Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2013
Referee, Review of Financial Studies, 2012-2013
Discussant, 2012 China International Conference in Finance, 2012, 2013
Referee, Journal of Finance, 2011-2013
Discussant, 5th Annual Private Equity Findings Symposium at London Business School, 2012
Committee Member, Utah Winter Finance Conference, Shmuel Kandel Award for Best Student Paper, 2012

Teaching and Research Interests

Financial Markets, Corporate Governance, Empirical Corporate Finance


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