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Curriculum Vitae - Tim Adam

 

 



Tim Adam
Rudolf von Bennigsen-Foerder Professor of Finance


Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Dorotheenstr. 1
10117 Berlin

tim.adam[at]hu-berlin.de

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AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Empirical corporate finance
  • Corporate risk management
  • Mutual funds
  • Syndicated loans
  • Behavioral finance

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Adjunct Professor 2012,2013,2014
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Rudolf von Bennigsen-Foerder Professor since 2008
National University of Singapore Associate Professor 2007 – 2008
M.I.T. – Sloan School of Management Visiting Assistant Professor 2005 – 2007
University of Michigan Business School Visiting Assistant Professor 2000 – 2001
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Assistant Professor 1997 – 2005

EDUCATION

University of Virginia, Ph.D. (Economics) 1997
University of Virginia, M.A. (Economics) 1994
Technische Universität Berlin, Vordiplom (BWL) 1992
Industrie & Handelskammer Berlin, Bankkaufmann (Banking) 1989

ACADEMIC HONORS

Research Excellence Award, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, HU Berlin 2008
Dissertation Fellowship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes 1996 – 1997
DuPont Fellowship, University of Virginia 1994 – 1995
Academic Enhancement Program Fellowships, University of Virginia 1993 – 1996
Graduate Student Fellowship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes 1992 – 1995
 
Teaching Excellence Award, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, HU Berlin 2009
Nominated for the MIT Sloan Excellence in Teaching Award, MIT 2006
The Franklin Prize of Teaching Excellence, HKUST Business School 2002 & 2004
Nominated for the BBA Teaching Excellence Award, University of Michigan 2001

RESEARCH GRANTS

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) 2012 – 2015
Gesellschaft für Risikomanagement und Regulierung e.V. 2010 – 2011
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) 2010 – 2013
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Research Grant 2009
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) 2009 – 2012
Competitive Research Grant, National University of Singapore 2007 – 2010
Competitive Research Grants, Hong Kong Research Grants Committee 1999 – 2006
Direct Allocation Grants, HKUST 1997 & 1998

PUBLICATIONS

Do Managers Exhibit Loss Aversion in their Risk Management Practices? Evidence from the Gold Mining Industry, with Chitru Fernando and Evgenia Golubeva, in Advances in Financial Risk Management, J.A. Batten, P. MacKay and N. Wagner eds., Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, 105-126.
 
Strategic Risk Management and Product Market Competition, with Amrita Nain, in Advances in Financial Risk Management, J.A. Batten, P. MacKay and N. Wagner eds., Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, 3-29.
 
Capital Expenditures, Financial Constraints, and the Use of Options, Journal of Financial Economics, 2009, Vol. 92(2), pp. 238-251.
 
Can Companies Use Hedging Programs to Profit from the Market? Evidence from Gold Producers, with Chitru Fernando, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 2008, Vol. 20(4), pp. 91-102.
 
The Investment Opportunity Set and its Proxy Variables: Theory and Evidence, with Vidhan Goyal, Journal of Financial Research, 2008, Vol. 31(1), pp. 41-63.
 
Financial Constraints, Competition, and Hedging in Industry Equilibrium, with Sudipto Dasgupta and Sheridan Titman, Journal of Finance, 2007, Vol. 62(5).
 
Hedging, Speculation and Shareholder Value, with Chitru Fernando, Journal of Financial Economics, 2006, Vol. 81, 283-309.
 
Risk Management and the Credit Risk Premium, Journal of Banking and Finance, Feb 2002, Vol. 26/2-3, pp. 243-269.
 
Do Firms Use Derivatives to Reduce Their Dependence on External Capital Markets? Review of Finance (formerly European Finance Review), 2002, Vol. 6 No. 2, pp. 163-187.