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Dirk Jenter is a Professor of Finance at the London School of Economics and was previously on the faculty of Stanford University and MIT. 

Professor Jenter's research focuses on selecting and compensating top executives, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, and all interactions of firms with capital markets. His work has been published in top academic journals and has been featured in the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Financial Executive Magazine, Smart Money, and on CNN. He holds an M.Phil. degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Business Economics from Harvard University.

Research Interests

Corporate governance, executive compensation, executive selection, boards, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance

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