assistant professor - finance department
Ph.D. in Finance, The University of Texas at Austin
M.S. in Finance, The University of Texas at Austin
B.S. in Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin
My research interests include executive compensation and corporate governance, structured finance and corporate credit ratings, and CDO and MBS securities. My recent research projects study the impact of competitive pressure on credit rating agencies, the appropriate evaluation of risk in structured finance products, and the competitive labor market for CEOs.
“Rating Shopping or Catering? An Examination of the Response to Competitive Pressure for CDO Credit Ratings” with John M. Griffin and Dragon Yongjun Tang. Review of Financial Studies, August 2013.