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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Finance Group

 

 



Tim Adam

Rudolf von Bennigsen-Foerder Professor of Corporate Finance
Director of the Humboldt Lab for Empirical and Quantitative Research

 

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Dorotheenstr. 1
10099 Berlin

tim.adam [at] hu-berlin.de

 Full CV

AREAS OF INTEREST

 
  • Empirical corporate finance

  • Corporate risk management

  • Syndicated loans

  • Debt financing

  • Mutual funds

  • Behavioral finance

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Adjunct Professor since 2014
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 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
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Virginia Visiting Scholar 1996 - 1997
University of Virgina Graduate Instructor 1995 - 1996
University of Virgina Graduate Teaching Assistant 1992 - 1995
Berliner Bank AG, Berlin, Germany Instructor 1990
Lloyds Bank Plc., London, UK Banking Assistant 1989 - 1990
Berliner Bank AG, Berlin, Germany Bank Trainee 1987 - 1989

EDUCATION

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

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Hold-Up and the Use of Performance-Sensitive Debt, with Daniel Streitz, Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2016, Vol. 26, 47-67
Why Do Firms Engage in Selective Hedging? Evidence from the Gold Mining Industry, with Chitru Fernando and Jesus Salas, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2015, forthcoming
Managerial Overconfidence and Corporate Risk Management, with Chitru Fernando and Evgenia Golubeva, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2015, Vol. 60, 195–208.
Pitfalls and Perils of Financial Innovation: Evidence from CDS Usage in the Mutual Fund Industry, with Andre Güttler, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2015, Vol. 55, 204-214.
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), 2445-2473.
Hedging, Speculation and Shareholder Value, with Chitru Fernando, Journal of Financial Economics, 2006, Vol. 81, pp. 283-309.
Risk Management and the Credit Risk Premium, Journal of Banking and Finance, 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.

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Rohstoff- und Energierisikomanagement in Industrie und Handelsunternehmen, Ergebnisse einer Umfrage bei Unternehmen in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, with Christian Debus, KPMG Survey, 2014.
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.