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Yaniv Grinstein is a Professor of Finance at Reichman University (formerly IDC Herzliya) and an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Cornell University. He holds a PhD and an MSc from Carnegie Mellon University and an undergraduate degree and an MSc from the Technion. Professor Grinstein's research interests are in corporate finance and corporate governance.

Grinstein's research was published in academic journals, including The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, Review of Finance, JFQA, The Journal of Financial Intermediation, and others. He is the recipient of the Sharpe award for the best paper published in the JFQA in 2020, the Best Paper Award from the Boca Corporate Finance and Governance Conference in 2020, the Research Excellence Award from IDC Herzliya in 2016, the Management Science Distinguished Service Award in 2014, the Best Teacher Award, Cornell Executive MBA Program in 2013, 2016, and 2018, the Best Paper Award from The Journal of Financial Intermediation in 2006, and the Best Paper in Corporate Finance Award from the Southwestern Finance Association in 2005. Between the years 2006-2007 he visited the Securities and Exchange Commission as a visiting academic scholar.

Research Interests

Empirical corporate finance, executive compensation, effect of governance rules on corporate value and corporate decision making, corporate social responsibility.

Working Papers


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