Egor Matveyev

Faculty

Egor Matveyev

About🔗

Egor Matveyev is a Senior Lecturer and Research Scientist in Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

His research interests are in the fields of corporate finance, organizational economics, and corporate governance. Matveyev’s work has studied corporate director labor markets, the impact of management teams and CEOs on firm value and performance, and the challenges investors face in valuing firms’ investment options. At MIT Sloan, he teaches 15.401 Managerial Finance and 15.434 Advanced Corporate Finance.

Matveyev holds an MA in Economics from the New Economic School in Moscow and a PhD in Finance from the University of Rochester.

Current Research Focus: Matveyev’s current research focus is corporate finance, with a particular interest in the role of top corporate executives in creating firm value and its implications for executive compensation and the design of corporate governance systems. Current research projects include measuring the value of CEOs, allocation of executive skill across firms, and the role of non-pay job characteristics in the executive and director labor markets. 

Publications🔗

"Optimal Capital Structure with Imperfect Competition."

Matveyev, Egor, and Alexei Zhdanov, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5667-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, February 2019.

"Good and Bad CEOs."

Jenter, Dirk, Egor Matveyev, and Lukas Roth, Working Paper. 2017.

"Misvaluation of Investment Options."

Lyandres, Evgeny, Egor Matveyev, and Alexei Zhdanov, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5235-17. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, April 2017.

"The Labor Market for Corporate Directors."

Matveyev, Egor, Working Paper. 2016.

"Sorting in the U.S. Corporate Executive Labor Market."

Matveyev, Egor, Working Paper. 2016.

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