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Horstmeyer, Derek

Academic Unit:Finance
Position:Assistant Professor
Phone:703-993-9761
Office Location:Enterprise Hall, Room 221
Office Hours:Office Hours: MT 2:00 – 3:00 and by appointment
Research Interests:
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Executive Compensation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Board of Directors
Education:
  • PhD - Finance & Business Economics, University of Southern California
  • MS - Financial Mathematics,  Stanford University
  • BS - Mathematics with Specialization in Economics, University of Chicago
Profile:

Derek Horstmeyer is an Assistant Professor of Finance for the School of Business.




Research and Awards:

Presented at the Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, "The Career Consequences of Being a Dissident Director," 2018

Presented at the Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting, "The Career Consequences of Being a Dissident Director," 2018

Presented at the The Federal Reserve - Washington DC, "The Career Consequences of Being a
Dissident Director," 2017

Presented at the International Conference on Economics, Finance and Management, "The Career Consequences of Being a Dissident Director," 2017

Presented at American University, "The Career Consequences of Being a Dissident Director," 2017

Presented at European Accounting Association, "When Do Governance Mechanisms Matter Most?," 2016

Received a Summer Research Award from George Mason University School of Business.

Received a Teaching Award from George Mason University School of Business in 2015.

Received a University Service Award from George Mason University in 2015.

Recipient of GMU Summer Research Grant Award (one of six each 10K), 2015

Dean's Award for Outstanding Professor in Finance, 2015

Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching in Finance, 2014

Working Papers:
  • The Career Consequences of Being a Dissident Director, 2018
  • Monitoring the Monitors, 2016
  • A Dissident Among Us, 2018
  • When Do Governance Mechanisms Matter Most?, 2017
Media Clippings:

September 11, 2018 The Wall Street Journal
The Best Investment in Case of Inverted Yield Curve 

May 6, 2018 - The Wall Street Journal
Impatient Investors Get Caught in the 'Return Gap'

April 5, 2018 - The Wall Street Journal
Ethical Investing Thrives When There's 'Bad' News

February 4, 2018 - The Wall Street Journal
Zero-Fee ETFs (or Even Negative) are on the Horizon

February 16, 2017 - basicincome.org
How Basic Income Ends the Poverty Trap