Alexander Vedrashko

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

    Research Interests

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

    Selected Publications

    Articles and Reports

    Michaely, R., Rubin, A., Segal, D., & Vedrashko, A. (2017). Lured by the Consensus: The Implications of Treating All Analysts as Equal. Social Science Research Network.

    Michaely, R., Rubin, A., & Vedrashko, A. (2016). Are Friday announcements special? Overcoming selection bias. Journal of Financial Economics, 122(1), 65-85.

    Michaely, R., Rubin, A., & Vedrashko, A. (2016). Further evidence on strategic timing of earnings news: Joint analysis of weekdays and times of day. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 62(1), 24-45.

    Klein, P., Purdy, D., Schweigert, I., & Vedrashko, A. (2015). The Canadian hedge fund industry: Performance and market timing. International Review of Finance, 15(3), 283-320.

    Michaely, R., Rubin, A., & Vedrashko, A. (2014). Corporate governance and the timing of earnings announcements. Review of Finance, 18(6), 2003-2044 (Lead Article).

    Rubin, A., & Vedrashko, A. (2013). CEO trade timing and managerial talent. Social Science Research Network.

    Babenko, I., Tserlukevich, Y., & Vedrashko, A. (2012). The credibility of open market share repurchase signaling. Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, 47(5), 1059-1088.

    Books, Book Chapters and Monographs

    Shmeliov, G., McWilliams, B., Giraldez, J., & Vedrashko, A. (2002). Agricultural reform in Russia. In Klein, L., & Pomer, M. (Eds.), The New Russia: Transition Gone Awry (pp. 333-352). Palo Alto, United States: Stanford University Press.

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