Richard Thakor

Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management

Richard Thakor is an Assistant Professor of Finance at University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management. He holds a PhD in Financial Economics from MIT, an M.S. in Management Research from MIT, an MSc in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics, and graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Economics and Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to earning his PhD, he worked in investment management as a Derivatives Trading Analyst. His research interests include empirical and theoretical corporate finance (including capital budgeting and dividend policy), managerial decision-making, small business finance, and financial issues in the biopharma sector.

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