Robert C. Merton (1970) Professor of Financial Economics
Professor of Finance
Stewart C. Myers is the Robert C. Merton (1970) Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
His research is primarily concerned with the valuation of real and financial assets, corporate financial policy, and the financial aspects of government regulation of business. Myers is the author of influential research papers on many topics, including adjusted present value, rate of return regulation, pricing and capital allocation in insurance, real options, and moral hazard and information issues in capital structure decisions. He is the co-author of the classic textbook, Principles of Corporate Finance, now in its 10th edition.
Myers is past president of the American Finance Association and an elected Fellow of the Financial Management Association. He also is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research; a principal of the Brattle Group, Inc.; and a director of Entergy Corporation.
Myers holds an AB from Williams College and an MBA and a PhD from Stanford University.
General Expertise: Banking; Corporate finance; Finance; Insurance; Pharmaceutical
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