Paul Asquith

Gordon Y Billard Professor of Finance
Professor of Finance

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Paul Asquith

Paul Asquith is the Gordon Y. Billard Professor of Finance and a Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Asquith is a specialist in corporate finance and a media source for the field of corporate finance and control, including mergers, dividend policy, financial distress, and market efficiency.  An empiricist, he investigates applied problems using real-world data.  His most recent research examines analysts’ forecasts and market efficiency.  MIT Sloan program students have recognized Asquith with 13 Teaching Excellence Awards.

Asquith holds a BA in economics from Michigan State University as well as an AM and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.

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Contact Information
Office: E62-660
Tel: (617) 253-7177
Fax: (617) 253-0603
Support Staff
Name: Brenna Murphy
Tel: (617) 324-7782
Name: Ariel Leitao
Tel: (617) 715-4178
Name: Nancy Leonelli
Tel: (617) 253-6130

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General Expertise
Analysts' forecasts; Bankruptcy; Capital budgeting; Corporate finance; Diversification, corporate; Dividend policy; Valuation