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Vyacheslav Fos

Assistant Professor of Finance


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.


Research Interests

Financial Markets, Corporate Governance, Empirical Corporate Finance


Journal Articles

"The Real Effects of Share Repurchases." H. Almeida, V. Fos, M. Kronlund, Journal of Financial Economics, 2015

"Shareholder Democracy in Play: Career Consequences of Proxy Contests." V. Fos, T. Margarita, Journal of Financial Economics, (114) 2 316-340 2014

"Do Prices Reveal the Presence of Informed Trading?." P. Collin-Dufresne, V. Fos, Journal of Finance, 2014

"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

"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

Best Paper Award, the Seventh Annual Academic Conference on Corporate Governance , 2014


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Champaign IL 61820

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