T. (Taavi) Mandel MSc

Taavi Mandel
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
ERIM PhD Candidate
Field: Finance & Accounting
Affiliated since 2017

PhD Track Doctoral Research in Corporate Finance

This proposal is broadly defined as empirical research in Corporate Finance. We invite candidates to indicate their preferences for a specific topic in this broader field. In this proposal we provide several directions for a specific topic and we present potential supervisors. In corporate finance, the financial and strategic decisions are studied from a financial economics perspective. Our group is specialized in empirical research in this field. The first topic in this field is financing/capital structure decisions including bank loans, private equity and start-up or venture capital financing. The second, related topic is financial intermediation. A third topic is financial history. The final topic is corporate governance, which includes shareholder rights and activism and managerial compensation issues.

Corporate finance, Empirical research, Capital structure, Corporate governance, Private equity, Venture capital, Financial history
Time frame
2017 -


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