Vyacheslav (Slava) Fos

Assistant Professor of Finance

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Publications and Accepted papers

“Do Prices Reveal the Presence of Informed Trading?,” with Pierre Collin-Dufresne, NBER Working Paper No. 18452, Journal of Finance, forthcoming

“Shareholder Democracy in Play: Career Consequences of Proxy Contests,” with Margarita Tsoutsoura,
Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming

Coverage: Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Forum, IR magazine, Activism Monthly

“Inferring Reporting-Related Biases in Hedge Fund Databases from Hedge Fund Equity Holdings,”  with Vikas Agarwal and Wei Jiang, Management Science, Volume 59, Issue 6, June 2013, Pages 1271-1289.

Coverage: All About Alpha

Working Papers

“Insider Trading, Stochastic Liquidity, and Equilibrium Prices,” with Pierre Collin-Dufresne, NBER Working Paper No. 18451 , R&R Econometrica

TCW Best Paper Award, 2013 CICF

Best Paper Award, 2013 Affi Spring International  Conference

“Out-of-the-Money CEOs: Private Control Premium and Option Exercise by CEOs,” with Wei Jiang,
R&R
Review of Financial Studies

The Seventh Annual Academic Conference on Corporate Governance Best Paper Award

“The Real Effects of Share Repurchases,” with Heitor Almeida and Mathias Kronlund,
R&R
Journal of Financial Economics

“The Disciplinary Effects of Proxy Contests”

SAC Capital PhD Candidate Award for Outstanding Research, WFA, 2011

Coverage: Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Forum

“Moral Hazard, Informed Trading, and Stock Prices,” with Pierre Collin-Dufresne, NBER Working Paper No. 19619

Other Publications

“A Portfolio Choice Model with Utility from Anticipation of Future Consumption and Stock Market Mean Reversion,” with Arik Kuznitz, Shmuel Kandel, European Economic Review, Volume 52, Issue 8, November 2008, Pages 1338-1352.

This paper is published in tribute and honor of Professor Shmuel Kandel, Associate Editor to the EER, who unexpectedly passed away in January 2007. The paper was submitted to the EER in January 2005 by Shmuel Kandel as a joint paper with Arik Kuznitz, who unexpectedly passed away in January 2004. The revision request was sent in 2006 and was fully completed by Vyacheslav Fos, who was a student at Tel Aviv University, following the instructions left by Shmuel Kandel and the editorial board for the EER.