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Mark A. Chen

Associate Professor    

Ph.D., Harvard University
M.A., Harvard University
B.A., Rice University


Corporate finance
Corporate governance
Securities analysts


Chen obtained his Ph.D. from Harvard University. Prior to joining the Robinson College of Business, he was a member of the business school faculty at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance, and the behavior and performance of sell-side analysts. His work as appeared in academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Business, Journal of Law and Economics, and Journal of Economic Theory.

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  • Agrawal, Anup and Chen, Mark, “Do Analyst Conflicts Matter? Evidence from Stock Recommendations,” Journal of Law and Economics, forthcoming.
  • Agrawal, Anup, Chadha, Sahiba, and Chen, Mark, “Who is Afraid of Reg FD? The Behavior and Performance of Sell-Side Analysts Following the SEC’s Fair Disclosure Rules,” Journal of Business, 79 (November 2006), 2811-2834.
  • Chen, Mark, “Executive Option Repricing, Incentives, and Retention,” Journal of Finance, 59 (June 2004), 1167-1199.
  • Chen, Mark and Maskin, Eric, “Bargaining, Production, and Monotonicity in Economic Environments,” Journal of Economic Theory, 89 (November 1999), 140-147.