Paul H. Décaire

Paul H. Décaire
  • Job Market Candidate

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    2420B Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall 3620 Locust Walk Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: Empirical Corporate Finance, Corporate Investment, Capital Budgeting, Organizational Design

Links: CV, Personal Website


I am a Ph.D. candidate in the finance department at The Wharton School.

My research covers topics in empirical corporate finance with a focus on capital budgeting, corporate investment and organizational design.

​​I will be available for interviews at the ASSA 2020 Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.

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1. Capital Budgeting and Idiosyncratic Risk, Job Market Paper

2. Real Option Exercise: Empirical Evidence, With Erik P. Gilje and Jérôme P. Taillard (Review of Financial Studies, Accepted)

  • Best Paper Award, 15th Annual Conference in Financial Economics at IDC-Herzliya (2018)
  • Best Paper Award, 6th Annual USC Marshall Ph.D. Conference in Finance (2018)