Thomas Philippon

Researcher, Stern School of Business

Thomas Philippon’s research focuses on finance and macroeconomics. It includes empirical and theoretical work on corporate governance and labor relations, accounting manipulations, the costs of financial distress, dynamic agency models and firm dynamics, the link between asset markets and corporate investment, and the evolution of the finance industry.

Philippon graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, received a PhD in Economics from MIT, and joined New York University as an assistant professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business.

His publications have appeared in the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Financial Economics, among others.

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