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Pricing CDOs and other credit derivatives in multifactor models

Sira Suchtintabandid, 2007

Faculty Advisor: Paul Glasserman

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Negotiating Gender Role Stereotypes: The Influence of Gender Role Stereotypes on Perceivers' Evaluations and Targets' Behaviors in Value Claiming Negotiations and Situational Moderation by Representation Role

Emily Amanatullah, 2007

Faculty Advisor: Michael Morris

Salary negotiations are a consequential part of most workers' careers, not only when they are first hired, but also during promotions, raises, and transitions to new firms.

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Essays in securitization

Stav Gaon, 2007

Faculty Advisor: Franklin Edwards

The first chapter, a joint work with Kenneth A. Ayotte, focuses on a key property of asset-backed securities (ABS); namely, that ABS are designed to achieve 'bankruptcy remoteness' of the securitized assets from the borrowing firm. This provides lenders with maximal protection from dilution that is not available with other contracts, such as secured debt. ABS can have real effects in allowing firms to commit to more efficient investment decisions in bankruptcy. We show that

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Salesforce incentives: Matching supply and demand under information asymmetry

Wenqiang Xiao, 2007

Faculty Advisor: Fangruo Chen

Many firms rely on sales agents (e.g., their internal salespeople or supply chain parties) to sell their products. The contractual relationship between the firm and the sales agents is subject to the moral hazard and adverse selection problem. The former is mainly caused by the fact that the agents' sales efforts are often unobservable to the firm, while the latter arises because the agents typically have better information about the market demand due to their close contact with the consumers. The truthful information sharing is beneficial for

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Supply risks in supply chain management

Nan Yang, 2007

Faculty Advisor: Awi Federgruen

This dissertation addresses a number of fundamental risk factors regarding the supply mechanisms in general supply chains. Typically, two principal types of uncertainty pertain to any production or purchase order: (1) (LEADTIME UNCERTAINTY) How long will the order leadtime be, i.e.

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Financial reporting, regulation and information asymmetry

Mengcherng Deng, 2007

Faculty Advisor: Tim Baldenius

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Essays in corporate governance

Stanley Peterburgsky, 2007

Faculty Advisor: Charles Jones

This dissertation consists of two independent essays in the area of corporate governance.

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Managerial Discretion in Business Combinations Reporting under SFAS 141

Ron Shalev, 2007

Faculty Advisor: Doron Nissim

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Understanding equity returns

Jing Chen, 2007

Faculty Advisor: Robert Hodrick

This dissertation is trying to empirically investigate the determinants of equity returns.

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Motivated goal setting and affect: Expectations and reality

Cecile Cho, 2007

Faculty Advisor: Gita Johar

People often set low goals in order to avoid future disappointment. This dissertation questions the assumption that future affect can be managed in this manner. This strategy can work only if performance is compared to the initially set goals.

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Application Deadlines

Master of Science in Marketing >

For Fall 2016 Entry:

Available: August 1st, 2015
Deadline: January 4th, 2016


Master of Science in Financial Economics >

For Fall 2016 Entry:

Available: August 1st, 2015
Deadline: January 4th, 2016


Master of Science in Management Science and Engineering >

For Fall 2016 Entry:
To be determined


Available 8/1/15
Sept 2016

Deadline: 01/05/16

MS Marketing
Deadline: 01/04/16

MS Financial Economics
Deadline: 01/04/16


Doctoral Program News

Young Alumni Balseiro wins George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award

At the 2014 Informs national meeting, Santiago Balseiro was honored for his work in "Competition and Yield Optimization in Ad Exchanges". We congratulate Santiago on his accomplishment.

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Ethan Rouen wins Deloitte Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting

The Deloitte Foundation has awarded $25,000 grants to 10 top accounting Ph.D. candidates through the Deloitte Foundation’s annual Doctoral Fellowship program. Given to students who plan to pursue academic careers upon graduation, the award will support the 2015 recipients’ final year of coursework and the subsequent year to complete their doctoral dissertation.

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Honigsberg featured in Ideas at Work

The August issue of Ideas at Work features research that doctoral candidate Colleen Honigsberg led in conjunction with Sharon Katz.

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Wazlawek featured in Ideas at Work

Abbie Wazlawek's joint research with Professor Daniel Ames is featured in the June 24th, 2014 edition of Ideas at Work

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Ethan Rouen featured in Ideas at Work

Ethan Rouen's joint research with Professor Dan Amiram is featured in the May 15th, 2014 edition of Ideas at Work

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Rivas Wins Fellowship

The PhD program is proud to congratulate Miguel Duro Rivas, who was awarded the Nasdaq Educational Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.

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Wong wins Deloitte Fellowship

We are proud to announce that Yu Ting (Forester) Wong is one of the recipients of the 2014 Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting.

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The PhD Program Congratulates John Yao

PhD student John Yao was a finalist in the 2013 M&SOM (Manufacturing & Service Operations Management) student paper competition.

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Honigsberg Named Postdoctoral Fellow

The PhD program is proud to congratulate Colleen Honigsberg, who was named the Postdoctoral Fellow in Corporate Governance at the Millstein Center at Columbia Law School in October 2013

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