Alex Edmans

Professor of Finance, London Business School and CEPR Research Fellow

Alex Edmans is Professor of Finance at London Business School. Alex’s research interests are in corporate finance (corporate governance, executive compensation, investment/growth/innovation, and mergers and acquisitions), behavioural finance, corporate social responsibility, and practical investment strategies. He has published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Economic Literature. He is Editor of the Review of Finance, Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Economics, a Research Fellow of CEPR, and a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute. He was previously Associate Editor of the Review of Financial Studies and a Faculty Research Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research. 

Alex’s research has been covered by the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, The Economist, and The Times; and interviewed by Bloomberg, BBC, CNBC, CNN, ESPN, Fox, ITV, NPR, Reuters, Sky News, and Sky Sports. He was awarded the Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing and the FIR-PRI prize for Finance and Sustainability, and was named a Rising Star of Corporate Governance by Yale University and a Rising Star of Finance by NYU/Fordham/RPI. Alex co-led a session on behavioural economics at the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos and gave a TEDx talk on “The Social Responsibility of Business”. He is a Wall Street Journal “Expert”, writes regularly for Harvard Business Review, Huffington Post, World Economic Forum, and CityAM, and runs a blog, “Access to Finance”, that aims to make complex finance topics accessible to a general audience.

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