Antoinette Schoar

Michael M. Koerner (1949) Professor of Entrepreneurship

Professor of Finance

Antoinette Schoar

Antoinette Schoar is the Michael M. Koerner (1949) Professor of Entrepreneurship and a Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

An expert in corporate finance, entrepreneurship, and organizational economics, Schoar researches venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, corporate diversification, governance, and capital budgeting decisions in firms. She has received the Fellowship of the George Stigler Center, 1997–1999, and the ERP Doctoral Scholarship of the German Ministry of Trade, 1995–1997.

Schoar holds a diploma in economics from the University of Cologne, Germany, and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.

General Expertise: Bankruptcy; Capital budgeting; Corporate finance; Diversification, corporate; Entrepreneurial finance; Europe; Financial services; Germany; India; Personal finance; Private equity

 

For more background on this faculty member's research and academic initiatives, please visit the MIT Sloan faculty directory.

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