Alexander Vedrashko

Associate Professor, Finance

Burnaby

Room: WMC 3337

Phone: 778.782.3471

Email: awv@sfu.ca

Curriculum Vitae: View

Credentials

Ph.D. (Berkeley), M.A. Statistics (Berkeley), M.S. Envir. Econ. (Berkeley), M.S., B.S. Econ. (Montana State)

Biography

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., & Vedrashko, A. (2016). Are Friday announcements special? Overcoming selection bias. Journal of Financial Economics, 122(1), 65-85. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2016.05.006

Michaely, R., Rubin, A., & Vedrashko, A. (2016). Further evidence on the strategic timing of earnings news: Joint analysis of weekdays and times of day. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 62(1), 24-45. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacceco.2016.04.002

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. http://doi.org/10.1111/irfi.12055

Michaely, R., Rubin, A., & Vedrashko, A. (2014). Corporate governance and the timing of earnings announcements. Review of Finance, 18(6), 2003-2044 (Lead Article). http://doi.org/10.1093/rof/rft054

Rubin, A., & Vedrashko, A. (2013). CEO trade timing and managerial talent. Social Science Research Network. http://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1311590

Babenko, I., Tserlukevich, Y., & Vedrashko, A. (2012). The credibility of open market share repurchase signaling. Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, 47(5), 1059-1088. http://doi.org/10.1017/S0022109012000312

books 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, California, United States: Stanford University Press.