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Finance

Fred Bereskin

Assistant Professor, PhD Coordinator
Phone
573-884-9709
Office
443 Cornell Hall

Dr. Fred Bereskin’s research focuses on empirical corporate finance. He earned his doctorate from the University of Rochester, and held previous faculty appointments at the University of Delaware and Drexel University. Prior to his Ph.D., Fred earned a Bachelor of Mathematics from Canada’s University of Waterloo. He’s been recognized for outstanding teaching achievement at numerous universities, and at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Fred is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and has served on several non-profit boards of directors. His previous industry experience includes roles in fixed-income at a large asset-management firm and in risk-management at two Canadian banks. At the Trulaske College of Business, Fred also serves at the Ph.D. Coordinator for the Department of Finance.

Education

PhD, Finance, University of Rochester

Publications

Journal Articles

“Whistle Blowing, Forced CEO Turnover and Misconduct: The Role of Socially Minded Employees and Directors.” Management Science, Forthcoming. With Terry Campbell and Simi Kedia

Bereskin, F., Byun, S., Officer, M., & Oh, J. (2018). "The Effect of Cultural Similarity on Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from Corporate Social Responsibility." Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 53(5), 1995-2039. doi:10.1017/S0022109018000716

"The real effects of real earnings management: Evidence from innovation," with Po-Hsuan Hsu and Wendy Rotenberg. Contemporary Accounting Research, 35(1), Spring 2018

"Corporate philanthropy, research networks, and collaborative innovation," with Terry Campbell and Po-Hsuan Hsu. Financial Management, 45(1), Spring 2016.

"Mechanisms of board turnover: Evidence from backdating." with Clifford Smith. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 26(2), Spring 2014.

"CEO compensation contagion: Evidence from an exogenous shock," with David Cicero. Journal of Financial Economics, 107(2), February 2013.