David Yermack

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David Yermack
Education BA (Economics), MBA, JD, MA (Business Economics), PhD (Business Economics)
Alma mater Harvard, Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School
Occupation Professor
Organization NYU Stern School of Business
Known for Restructuring firms and industries, corporate finance, and law and finance
Awards Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation

David Yermack is a professor of finance at the NYU Stern School of Business,[1] New York University, and also Adjunct Professor of Law at NYU Law School. Professor Yermack also teaches for the Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF), which is a joint program between Stern and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.[2]

His areas of research are corporate governance and law and economics. He has a PhD in Business Economics from Harvard as well as four further degrees in business and law from Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School.

He has been a visiting professor at the University of Basel, Free University of Berlin, University of Freiburg, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Swedish Institute for Financial Research, London Business School, Mannheim Business School, University of St. Gallen, The University of Western Australia and the University of Zurich.

Yermack is the author of over 17 peer-reviewed papers in finance and economics journals, and the Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Corporate Finance, and Financial Markets and Portfolio Management


  1. ^ "David Yermack". NYU Stern School of Business. 
  2. ^ Master of Science in Global Finance Archived April 5, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.