Mihail Velikov


Assistant Professor of Finance

Penn State University

Email: velikov <at> psu <dot> edu



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A Taxonomy of Anomalies and their Trading Costs (with Robert Novy-Marx), Review of Financial Studies, 2016, 29 (1): 104-147

Comparing Cost-Mitigation Techniques (with Robert Novy-Marx), Financial Analysts Journal, 2019, 75 (1): 85-102

  • 2019 Graham and Dodd Scroll Award

Liquidity Risk and Asset Pricing (with Hongtao Li and Robert Novy-Marx), Critical Finance Review, 2019, 8 (1-2): 223-255

Show Me the Money: The Monetary Policy Risk Premium (with Ali Ozdagli), Journal of Financial Economics, 2020, 135 (2): 320-339

Betting Against Betting Against Beta (with Robert Novy-Marx), Journal of Financial Economics, 2022, 143 (1): 80-106

Zeroing in on the Expected Returns of Anomalies (with Andrew Chen), Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2022, Forthcoming

  • 2019 Eastern Finance Association Outstanding Paper in Investments (Trading Strategies)

Working Papers:

Model Comparison with Transaction Costs (with Andrew Detzel and Robert Novy-Marx), 2021

  • R & R @ Journal of Finance

Disclosure, Materiality Thresholds, and the Cost of Capital: Evidence from FOMC Announcements (with Michael Dambra and Joseph Weber), 2021

  • R & R @ Management Science

Oil Price Exposure and the Cross Section of Stock Returns (with Jordan Moore), 2022

  • R & R @ Review of Asset Pricing Studies

Peer Momentum (with Ulas Misirli and Daniela Scidá), 2021

FOMC Announcements and Predictable Returns, 2017


My wife, Delina Agnosteva, is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Finance at Penn State University.