Edith Hotchkiss, PhD
professor - finance department
Professor Hotchkiss received her PhD at New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business and her BA at Dartmouth College.
Previously, she has worked for New York University as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance and at Standard & Poor's Corporation as an Assistant Vice President.
She is a member of academic advisory board and board of directors of the Turnaround Management Association.
Her research focuses mainly on corporate finance, more specifically, the efficiency of Chapter 11 bankruptcy procedures; restructuring mechanisms for financially distressed firms; transparency and efficiency of the corporate bond market.
Her teaching interests focus on corporate finance: valuation and corporate restructuring.
Some publications include:
- "Post-Bankruptcy Performance and Management Turnover," Journal of Finance, vol. 50, 1995, pp. 3-22.
- "Vulture Investors & the Market for Control of Distressed Firms" (with Robert C. Mooradian) Journal of Financial Economics, vol.43, 1997, pp. 401-432. Abstract reprinted in Contemporary Finance Digest, vol.2, Spring 1998.
- "Acquisitions as a Means of Restructuring Firms in Chapter 11" (with Robert C. Mooradian) Journal of Financial Intermediation, vol. 7, Fall 1998.
- "Valuation of Bankrupt Firms" (with Stuart Gilson and Richard Ruback), Review of Financial Studies, 2000.
- "The Informational Efficiency of the Corporate Bond Market: An Intraday Analysis" (with Tavy Ronen), Review of Financial Studies, 2002.