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Henrik Cronqvist

Associate Professor, Claremont McKenna College, USA
Henrik CronqvistHenrik Cronqvist

Henrik Cronqvist is the McMahon family chair in corporate finance, George R. Roberts fellow, and associate professor of financial economics at the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, Claremont McKenna College (CMC), California. He received his PhD in finance from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining CMC, he served on the faculty at the Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University, where he was a recipient of the Pace Setters Research Award. His research and teaching interests are empirical corporate finance, behavioral finance, and individual investor behavior. His work has been published in the top journals in economics and finance, and based on his research he is regularly invited to give seminars at academic conferences and to policy makers, executives, and investment managers, in the United States and overseas. His research has been featured in The Economist, the Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal.

Articles by this Author

  • Balancing Senior Management Compensation Arrangements with Shareholders’ Interests
    by Henrik Cronqvist
    The board of directors, and specifically the compensation committee (or remuneration committee), has the challenging task of designing a compensation structure for the chief executive officer (CEO) and other senior managers that balances their interests with those of the shareholders. The general idea is to make an executive’s pay sensitive to the value created for the firm’s shareholders. In this way, everyone shares the common goal of...

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