14 Pages Posted: 18 Dec 2008
These contributions are seen as falling into three main categories: In a 40-plus year career notable for path-breaking work on capital structure and innovations in capital budgeting and valuation, MIT finance professor Stewart Myers has had a remarkable influence on both the theory and practice of corporate finance. In this article, two of his former students, a colleague, and a co-author offer a brief survey of Professor Myers's accomplishments, along with an assessment of their relevance for the current financial environment.
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Allen, Franklin and Bhattacharya, Sudipto and Rajan, Raghuram G. and Schoar, Antoinette, The Contributions of Stewart Myers to the Theory and Practice of Corporate Finance. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 8-19, Fall 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1317080 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-6622.2008.00200.x
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