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Vyacheslav (Slava) Fos


Hillenbrand Family Faculty Fellow




Vyacheslav (Slava) Fos is a Professor in the Finance Department. He is also the coordinator of the Ph.D. in Finance program.

Professor Fos’s research interests are in the areas of financial markets, corporate governance, and corporate finance. His research studies information transmission in financial markets, insider trading, boards of directors, the role of activist shareholders in corporate governance, the role of stock liquidity in corporate governance, and investment and employment consequences of share repurchases. His research has appeared in leading academic journals, including the Econometrica, Journal of FinanceJournal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Management Science. Professor Fos’s teaching interests focus on corporate finance. He has taught courses in corporate finance at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Selected Awards

  • Best Paper Award, The Review of Asset Pricing Studies, 2022
  • John L. Weinberg/IRRCI Research Award, 2021
  • Distinguished Referee, The Review of Financial Studies, 2019
  • The 14th Annual Meeting of the Financial Research Association Best Paper Award, 2017
  • LBS Summer Finance Symposium Best Paper Award, 2017
  • Amundi Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize, 2015
  • The Seventh Annual Academic Conference on Corporate Governance Best Paper Award, 2014
  • TCW Best Paper Award, 2013
  • Affi Spring International  Conference Best Paper Award, 2013