Vyacheslav (Slava) Fos

Assistant Professor of Finance

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Publications and accepted papers

[5] “The Real Effects of Share Repurchases,” with Heitor Almeida and Mathias Kronlund, Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming

Coverage: Senator Tammy Baldwin’s letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission

[4] “Do Prices Reveal the Presence of Informed Trading?,” with Pierre Collin-Dufresne, Journal of Finance, forthcoming

[3] “Shareholder Democracy in Play: Career Consequences of Proxy Contests,” with Margarita Tsoutsoura,
Journal of Financial Economics, Volume 114, Issue 2, November 2014, Pages 316-340.

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

[2] “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

[1] “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.


Working papers

“Insider Trading, Stochastic Liquidity, and Equilibrium Prices,” with Pierre Collin-Dufresne,
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 Exercises,” with Wei Jiang,
Review of Financial Studies, 2nd round

The Seventh Annual Academic Conference on Corporate Governance Best Paper Award

Coverage: Market Watch, The Wall Street Journal

“The Disciplinary Effects of Proxy ContestsR&R Management Science

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

Coverage: Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Forum

“Shareholder Activism, Informed Trading, and Stock Prices,” with Pierre Collin-Dufresne.

“Governance through Threats of Intervention and Exit,” with Charlie Kahn.

“Do Director Elections Matter?” with Kai Li and Margarita Tsoutsoura.