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Dalida Kadyrzhanova

Assistant Professor    
  • Ph.D., Columbia University
  • M.A. Economics, Columbia University
  • B.A., Bryn Mawr College
  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Executive compensation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Industry dynamics
  • Innovation and finance

Dalida Kadyrzhanova is an assistant professor of finance at Georgia State University. Prior to joining GSU in August 2014, she was on the faculty at the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and spent a year as a visiting assistant professor at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Her research interests lie in the areas of corporate governance, executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions, capital structure, and innovation. Her papers have been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. Her work on corporate cash holdings and intangible capital has received the Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance at the Western Finance Association Meetings in 2013. Professor Kadyrzhanova earned a B.A. in economics from Bryn Mawr College and a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.

  • “Distracted Directors: Does Board Busyness Hurt Shareholder Value?” (with Antonio Falato and Ugur Lel), Journal of Financial Economics, September 2014, 113(3), pp. 404-426.
  • “Concentrating on Governance” (with Matthew Rhodes-Kropf), Journal of Finance, October 2011, 66 (5), pp. 1649–1685.
  • “Executive Compensation: An Overview of Research on Corporate Practices and Proposed Reforms” (with M. Faulkender, N. Prabhala, and L. Senbet), Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Winter 2010, 22 (1), pp. 107-118.