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Dirk Hackbarth
Professor of Finance
Dean's Research Scholar
Faculty Fellow, Center for Finance, Law & Policy

Boston University
Questrom School of Business
595 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Email: dhackbar [at] bu [dot] edu
Tel: +1 (617) 3584206

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Profile Summary

Dirk Hackbarth is a Professor of Finance and Dean's Research Scholar at the Boston University Questrom School of Business, where he teaches graduate courses in Corporate Finance. He earned his PhD in Finance from the University of California at Berkeley; his MSc in Econometrics & Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science; and his Diplom in Business Economics from the University of Cologne. He is an expert in various areas of corporate financial management and especially valuation of contingent claims and complex risky cash flows.

Research Interests

Bankruptcy, Capital Structure, Governance, Law & Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Product Markets, Real Options, and Valuation.


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