Vyacheslav Fos

Vyacheslav (Slava) Fos is Associate Professor of Finance at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. His teaching and research interests are in the area of corporate governance, capital markets, corporate finance, and household finance. His research has been published in journals such as Econometrica, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science. 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 shareholder short-termism. His papers have earned several awards, including 2015 Amundi Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize award by the Journal of Finance. Fos earned his PhD in finance from the Columbia University, Graduate School of Business and his MA and BA (both with distinction) in economics from the Ben-Gurion University, Israel.

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