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Horstmeyer, Derek

Academic Unit:Finance
Position:Assistant Professor
Phone:703-993-9761
Office Location:Enterprise Hall, Room 234
Office Hours:MW 11:00 – 12:00 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 the paper titled, “When Do Governance Mechanisms Matter Most” at the European Accounting Assoication in Mastricht, Netherlands in 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.

Presented the paper titled, “When Do Governance Mechanisms Matter Most” at the University of Texas at Dallas in Dallas, Texas in 2014.

Was the only finance professor to successfully receive the Research Award from the Financial Research Association two years in a row in 2014.

Presented the paper titled, “Beyond Independence,” at the Corporate Governance Coference at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2013.

Presented the paper titled, “When Do Governance Mechanisms Matter Most” at the FRA in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2012 (with coauthor).

Presented the paper titled, “Beyond Independence” at the Western Economic Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California in 2012.

Working Papers:
  • Beyond Independence: CEO In uence and the Internal Operations
    of the Board, 2011
  • Monitoring the Monitors, 2011
  • Boardroom Dynamics and Firm Value, 2011
  • The Internal Governance of the Board, 2011
  • When Do Governance Mechanisms Matter Most?, 2011
  • The Evolution of the Board, 2011
Media Clippings:

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