Xavier Giroud

Ford International Career Development Professor of Finance
Assistant Professor of Finance

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Xavier Giroud

Xavier Giroud is the Ford International Career Development Professor of Finance and an Assistant Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

Giroud teaches 15.402 Finance Theory II in the MIT Sloan MBA program.  His research interests are in the area of corporate finance and corporate governance.  His recent research examines the reallocation of resources within firms as well as the role of proximity between corporate headquarters and company units. Giroud’s work has appeared in leading academic journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics and TheJournal of Finance.  He has received various research awards, including the Herman E. Krooss Award for the best doctoral dissertation across all disciplines at the Stern School of Business, New York University.

Giroud holds an MA in quantitative economics and finance from the University of St. Gallen as well as an MPhil in finance and a PhD in finance from the Stern School of Business, New York University.

Current Reseach Focus:  Professor Giroud’s research interests are in the areas of corporate finance and corporate governance. His current research examines the reallocation of resources within firms as well as the role of proximity between corporate headquarters and company units. His research in corporate governance examines the interaction between corporate governance and product market competition.

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