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Dirk Hackbarth
Professor of Finance
Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty 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 an Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar at the Boston University Questrom School of Business, where he teaches various courses in Corporate Finance. He earned his PhD in Finance from the University of California at Berkeley; his MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science; and his Diplom in Business Economics from the University of Cologne. Dirk is an internationally recognized specialist in many areas of Corporate Finance and especially focuses on valuation of complex structures of risky cash flows.

Research Interests

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

Teaching Interests

Corporate Finance. Link to an interview: Dirk Hackbarth: Sharing Enthusiasm for the Field of Finance


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