Christopher F. Noe


Christopher F. Noe

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Christopher Noe is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the Sloan School of Management.

Noe specializes in the fields of financial accounting and corporate finance. Immediately prior to joining the faculty at MIT Sloan, Noe was a vice president at Charles River Associates, an economics consulting firm. His work at CRA included valuation of business enterprises, financial securities, and specific assets/liabilities; financial statement analysis; examination of accounting restatements; solvency assessment; and damages estimation.  Noe has published on topics such as voluntary disclosures and insider transactions, analyst specialization and stock breakups, and stock return volatility.

Noe holds a BA in economics from Emory University, an MS in applied economics and a PhD in business administration from the University of Rochester.


"Microsoft’s aQuantive Acquisition."

Gwen Yu, Christopher Noe, Joseph Weber, and Thomas Samuelson. In Harvard Business School Case #9-115-039, Cambridge, MA: March 2015.

"For Profit Higher Education: University of Phoenix."

Gwen Yu, Christopher Noe, Joseph Weber, and Judy McLellan. In Harvard Business School Case 9-114-024, Cambridge, MA: August 2013.

"How do Investors Interpret Announcements of Earnings Delays?"

Duarte-Silva, Tiago, Huijing Fu, Christopher F. Noe, and K. Ramesh. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance Vol. 25, No. 1 (2013): 66-73.

"The Sale of the Washington Redskins: Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of S-Corporations, Treatment of Personal Taxes, and Implications for Litigation."

Fisher, Franklin, Christopher Noe, and Evan Sue Schouten. Stanford Journal of Law, Business, & Finance Vol. 18, (2005): 18-30.

"Analyst Specialization and Conglomerate Stock Breakups."

Gilson, Stuart C., Paul M. Healy, Christopher Noe, and Krishna G. Palepu. Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 39, No. 3 (2001): 565-582.

"Sears, Roebuck and Co. vs. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc."

Gregory Miller and Christopher Noe. In Harvard Business School Case 9-101-011, Cambridge, MA: August 2000.

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