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Simon MAYER

Assistant Professor

Finance

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Biography

I am a postdoctoral research fellow at the Fama-Miller center at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. In fall 2022, I will join HEC Paris as an Assistant Professor of Finance. In fall 2021, I received my PhD from Erasmus University.

I am a winner of the AQR Top Finance Graduate Award 2021 and the Finance Theory Group (FTG) Best Paper Award (runner-up).

Scientific articles

Financing breakthroughs under failure risk

Journal of Financial Economics, June 2022, vol. 144, n° 3, pp 807-848,

Optimal financing with tokens

Journal of Financial Economics, December 2021, vol. 142, n° 3, pp 1038-1067, (in coll. with S. Gryglewicz, E. Morellec)

Agency conflicts and short- versus long-termism in corporate policies

Journal of Financial Economics, June 2020, vol. 136, n° 3, pp 718-742, (in coll. with S. Gryglewicz, E. Morellec)

Scientific articles

Financing breakthroughs under failure risk

Journal of Financial Economics, June 2022, vol. 144, n° 3, pp 807-848,

Optimal financing with tokens

Journal of Financial Economics, December 2021, vol. 142, n° 3, pp 1038-1067, (in coll. with S. Gryglewicz, E. Morellec)

Agency conflicts and short- versus long-termism in corporate policies

Journal of Financial Economics, June 2020, vol. 136, n° 3, pp 718-742, (in coll. with S. Gryglewicz, E. Morellec)

Education

  • Ph.D. in Financial Economics, Erasmus University - The Netherlands

Academic appointments

Academic Responsibilities at HEC

  • 2022- Assistant Professor, Finance HEC Paris