Ramin P. Baghai
Associate Professor 
Department of Finance
Stockholm School of Economics

Visiting address:
Swedish House of Finance
Drottninggatan 98
111 60 Stockholm, Sweden

Email: ramin.baghai "at" hhs.se


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CV
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EDUCATION
Ph.D. Finance, 2011, London Business School
Visiting Fellow, 2009, Harvard University
M.Res. Finance, 2008, London Business School
M.Res. Economics, 2006, London School of Economics
Mag.rer.soc.oec., 2002, Vienna University of Economics and Business


RESEARCH INTERESTS
Corporate Finance, Labor and Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance, Law and Economics


PUBLISHED PAPERS
"Wrongful Discharge Laws and Innovation", with Viral Acharya and Krishnamurthy Subramanian; The Review of Financial Studies, 2014, 27(1): 301-346.
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"Have Rating Agencies Become More Conservative? Implications for Capital Structure and Debt Pricing", with Henri Servaes and Ane Tamayo; The Journal of Finance, 2014, 69(5): 1961–2005.
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"Labor Laws and Innovation", with Viral Acharya and Krishnamurthy Subramanian; The Journal of Law and Economics, 2013, 56(4): 997-1037.
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"Non-rating Revenue and Conflicts of Interest", with Bo Becker; November 2016; The Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming.
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VoxEU column (link)
Money, Banking, and Financial Markets blog (link)


WORKING PAPERS
"Bankruptcy, Team-specific Human Capital, and Innovation: Evidence from U.S. Inventors", with Rui Silva and Luofu Ye; September 2017
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"Reputations and credit ratings—evidence from commercial mortgage-backed securities", with Bo Becker; October 2017
(previously circulated as "Reputation and competition in the credit ratings market—evidence from commercial mortgage-backed securities)
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"
Talent in Distressed Firms: Investigating the Labor Costs of 
Financial Distress
", with Rui Silva, Viktor Thell, and Vikrant Vig; October 2016; being revised for re-submission to The Journal of Finance
(previously circulated as "Talent in Distressed Firms: Labor Fragility and Capital Structure")
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"Equity Ownership and Product Prices", September 2012

"Corporate Governance and Extraordinary Earnings Repatriations: Evidence from the American Jobs Creation Act", September 2013


TEACHING (SSE)
Topics in Corporate Finance (PhD Finance); Spring 2016, 2018
Finance II: Corporate Finance (BSc Business and Economics); Spring 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance (MSc General Managment); Fall 2011, 2012
Introduction to Corporate Finance (BSc Retail Management); Fall 2012