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Vyacheslav Fos

Assistant Professor of Finance

Education

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

Research Interests

Financial Markets, Corporate Governance, Empirical Corporate Finance

Research

Journal Articles

"Inferring Reporting-Related Biases in Hedge Fund Databases from Hedge Fund Equity Holdings." V. Agarwal, V. Fos, W. Jiang, Management Science, (59) June: 6 1271-1289 2013


"Shareholder Democracy in Play: Career Consequences of Proxy Contests." V. Fos, T. Margarita, Journal of Financial Economics, 2013


"A Portfolio Choice Model with Utility from Anticipation of Future Consumption and Stock Market Mean Reversion." A. Kuznitz, S. Kandel, V. Fos, European Economic Review, (52) November: 8 1338-1352 2008

Honors and Awards


PhD Candidate Award for Outstanding Research, SAC Capital , 2011


Paul and Sandra Montrone Doctoral Fellowship, Columbia Business School , 2009-2010


Doctoral Travel Award, American Finance Association , 2009


Doctoral Fellowship, Columbia Business School , 2007-2008


Chair of the Economics Department Fellowship, Ben-Gurion University , 1999-2000


Best Paper Award, Affi Spring International Conference , 2013


TCW Best Paper Award, China International Conference in Finance , 2013


, List of Teachers Rated as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois , 2013

 

Contact Information
4028 BIF
515 East Gregory Drive
Champaign IL 61820

(217) 333-5734
vfos@illinois.edu

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