Eyub Yegen

Eyub Yegen is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He has completed his Ph.D. in Finance at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management where he was also an instructor of finance. His research focus is on Private Equity, Political Economy, ESG, and Asset Management. Specifically, his completed research projects are at the intersection between institutional ownership and ESG, political economy, and product market competition.

Investing in Influence: Investors, Portfolio Firms, and Political Giving

A new paper examines the relationship between the rising concentration in institutional investors' ownership of publicly traded U.S. firms and portfolio companies' political giving....

Can Institutional Investors Solve Societal Issues When Governments Fail to Do So?

A new study looks into the social costs associated with private prisons to show that privatization may come with social trade-offs when governments fail...

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