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Professor Ron Masulis

BA(Hons) (Northeastern), MBA, PhD (Chicago)

Elected: 2014

Discipline: Economics

Specialisation: corporate Governance, corporate finance, banking

Profile

Professor Ronald Masulis is the Scientia Professor of Finance and the Macquarie Group Chair of Financial Services.  Professor Masulis specializes in corporate governance, corporate finance and law and economics.  His current research spans the areas of boards of directors, corporate ownership structure and voting rights, executive compensation, corporate business groups, the market for corporate control and corporate business groups around the world.

Key appointments in the last ten years include Director of the Financial Intermediation Research Society, Vice President of the Financial Management Association International, Senior Academic Fellow of the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research, and Research Fellow at the European Corporate Governance Institute.  

Appointments

Director of the Financial Intermediation Research Society, Vice President of the Financial Management Association International, Senior Academic Fellow of the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research, Research Fellow at the European Corporate Governance Institute  

Awards

American Economic Association, American Finance Association, Financial Management Association International, Financial Intermediation Research Society 

Publications

1. Masulis, R. and S. Mobbs, 2014, Independent Director Incentives: Where Do Talented Directors Spend their Limited Time and Energy?, Journal of Financial Economics 111, 406-429.

2. Knyazeva, A., D. Knyazeva and R. Masulis, 2013, The Supply of Corporate Directors and Board Independence, Review of Financial Studies 26:6, 1561-1605.

3. Masulis, R., C. Wang and F. Xie, 2012, Globalizing the Boardroom - The Effects of Foreign Directors on Corporate Governance and Firm Performance, Journal of Accounting and Economics 53:3, 527-554.

4. Masulis, R., P. Pham and J. Zein, 2011, Family Business Groups around the World: Costs and Benefits of Pyramids, Review of Financial Studies 24:11, 3556-3600.

Contact

Website: https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/our-people/ronaldmasulis
Email: ron.masulis [at] unsw.edu.au

Contact Information

Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

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