Alexander Vedrashko

Associate Professor, Finance
Ph.D. (Berkeley), M.A. Statistics (Berkeley), M.S. Envir. Econ. (Berkeley), M.S., B.S. Econ. (Montanta State)

Burnaby Room: WMC 3337
Burnaby Phone: 778.782.3471

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Alexander Vedrashko joined the Beedie School of Business in September 2007 after earning his PhD from the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Alexander also holds three master's degrees - in economics, environmental and resource economics, and statistics. His current research interests focus on corporate policy, executive compensation, corporate governance, behavioral finance, and real estate finance.

Specialization and Research Interests

Corporate finance; Payout policy; Anomalies; Executive compensation; Corporate governance; Real Estate Finance

Selected Publications

Articles and Reports

Roni Michaely, Amir Rubin, & Alexander Vedrashko

Are Friday announcements special? Overcoming selection bias

2016 | Journal of Financial Economics. 122(1): 65-85

Roni Michaely, Amir Rubin, & Alexander Vedrashko

Further evidence on strategic timing of earnings news: Joint analysis of weekdays and times of day

2016 | Journal of Accounting and Economics. 62(1): 24-45

Peter Klein, Daryl Purdy, Isaac Schweigert, & Alexander Vedrashko

The Canadian hedge fund industry: Performance and market timing

2015 | International Review of Finance. 15(3): 283-320

Roni Michaely, Amir Rubin, & Alexander Vedrashko

Corporate governance and the timing of earnings announcements

2014 | Review of Finance. 18(6): 2003-2044 (Lead Article)

Ilona Babenko, Yuri Tserlukevich, & Alexander Vedrashko

The credibility of open market share repurchase signaling

2012 | Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. 47(5): 1059-1088

Books, Book Chapters and Monographs

Lawrence Klein, Marshall Pomer, Geliy Shmeliov, Bruce McWilliams, John Giraldez, & Alexander Vedrashko

Agricultural reform in Russia

2002 | The New Russia: Transition Gone Awry. Chapter 21: 333-352

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