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Alex Edmans

Associate Professor of Finance

Research Interests: corporate governance, executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions, behavioral finance

Links: CV, Personal Website


  • Doron Levit, Alex Edmans, Devin Reilly (Work In Progress), Governance and Comovement Under Common Ownership.  Abstract
  • Alex Edmans, Vivian Fang, Emanuel Zur (Working), The Effect of Liquidity on Governance.
  • Alex Edmans, Itay Goldstein, Wei Jiang (2012), The Real Effects of Financial Markets: The Impact of Prices on Takeovers, Journal of Finance
  • Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix (2011), Tractability in Incentive Contracting, Review of Financial Studies, 102 (1), 81 - 101.  Abstract
  • Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix, Tomasz Sadzik, Yuliy Sannikov (2011), Dynamic CEO Compensation, Journal of Finance
  • Alex Edmans (2011), Does the Stock Market Fully Value Intangibles? Employee Satisfaction and Equity Prices, Journal of Financial Economics, 101 (3), 621 - 640.  Abstract
  • Alex Edmans (2011), Short-Term Termination Without Deterring Long-Term Investment: A Theory of Debt and Buyouts, Journal of Financial Economics, 24 (9), 2865 - 2894.  Abstract
  • Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix (2011), The Effect of Risk on the CEO Market, Review of Financial Studies, 24 (8), 2822 - 2863.  Abstract
  • Jack Bao, Alex Edmans (2011), Do Investment Banks Matter For M&A Returns?, Review of Financial Studies, 24 (7), 2286 - 2315.  Abstract
  • Alex Edmans, Gustavo Manso (2011), Governance Through Trading and Intervention: A Theory of Multiple Blockholders, Review of Financial Studies, 24 (7), 2395 - 2428.  Abstract
  • Alex Edmans, Qi Liu (2011), Inside Debt, Review of Finance, 15 (1), 75 - 102. doi: 10.1093/rof/rfq008.    Abstract
  • Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix, Augustin Landier (2009), A Multiplicative Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium, Review of Financial Studies, 22 (12), 4881 - 4917.  Abstract
  • Alex Edmans (2009), Blockholder Trading, Market Efficiency, and Managerial Myopia, Journal of Finance, 64 (6), 2481 - 2513.  Abstract
  • Alex Edmans, Diego García, Øyvind Norli (2007), Sports Sentiment and Stock Returns, Journal of Finance, 62 (4), 1967 - 1998.  Abstract