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Professor Ronald Masulis
MAS Term Professor in Economics and Finance


Professor Ronald Masulis is the Scientia Professor of Finance and the Macquarie Group Chair of Financial Services at the Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales. He received his MBA and PhD from the University of Chicago.  He is a recognis​ed authority in the areas of empirical corporate finance and corporate governance

His published research spans investment banking, financial institutions, market microstructure, international finance, private equity, law and economics and corporate governance topics such as mergers and acquisitions, boards of directors, executive compensation, ownership structure and business groups. Among financial economists worldwide, he has one of the highest sustained rates of top tier publications and frequency of citations across a range of top journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Accounting and Economics and Journal of Law and Economics.  


Period of Visit


9 to 13 February 2015


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