Mitchell Petersen

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1992 …2019

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Research Interests

His research is in the area of empirical corporate finance: the questions of how firms evaluate potential investment projects and how they fund such projects. His recent writing focuses on how the cost of information, technology, competition, and taxes affect how firms raise capital and fund their projects.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 1990

Economics, AB, Princeton University

… → 1986

Research interests

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Corporate Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Capital Structure
  • Corporate Finance
  • Debt-Equity Choice
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Payout Policy
  • Pension Funds
  • Real Options (Investments)
  • Risk Management
  • Small Business Management
  • Taxation


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