Paolo Fulghieri

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Paolo Fulghieri is a Professor of Finance at the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina, USA.

Paolo Fulghieri is actively conducting research in corporate finance and in its interactions with investment and commercial banking. As a result of his research activity, he has published several papers in leading finance journals, such as:

  • Journal of Finance
  • Review of Financial Studies
  • Journal of Financial Economics
  • Journal of Financial Intermediation
  • Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
  • Journal of Banking and Finance 

Some of his recent research papers include: "Investment Bank Reputation, Information Production, and Financial Intermediation", "Why Include Warrants in New Equity Issues: A Theory of Unit IPOs", "A Theory of the Going Public Decision", "Synergies and Internal Agency Conflicts: The Double-edged Sword of Mergers", "Optimal Disclosure and Litigation Rules around New Equity Offerings", "Information Production, Dilution Costs, and Optimal Security Design" and "The Ownership and Financing of Innovation in R&D Races."

Paolo Fulghieri has taught Corporate Finance and the Economics of Information at the Graduate School of Business of Columbia University, from 1987 to 1993, and Financial Management at the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University, from 1993 to 1995. Between 1995 and 2002 he taught Corporate Finance in the MBA and several Executive Education programs at INSEAD, France, where he has been Dean of the PhD Program. He has also taught Corporation Finance at the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago and in several executive education programs.

He holds a Dottore in Discipline Economiche e Sociali from Università Commerciale "Luigi Bocconi" in Milan, Italy and PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. 


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