Roger F. Murray Associate Professor of Finance
Ph.D. in Finance, New York University, 2011; M.Phil. in Finance, New York University, 2009; M.A. in Quantitative Economics and Finance, University of St. Gallen, 2005
Joined CBS in 2017
Xavier Giroud is the Roger F. Murray Associate Professor of Finance at Columbia Business School. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).
Giroud's research interests are in the area of corporate finance and corporate governance. In particular, his work examines how companies allocate (and misallocate) resources across company units, the interplay between finance and labor, corporate taxation, corporate governance, and venture capital. His research has appeared in leading academic journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. He has received various research awards, including the Herman E. Krooss Award for the best doctoral dissertation across all disciplines at the Stern School of Business, New York University. Before joining Columbia, Giroud was the Ford International Career Development Professor of Finance and an Associate Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Giroud holds an MA in quantitative economics and finance from the University of St. Gallen as well as an MPhil in finance and a PhD in finance from the Stern School of Business, New York University.