Tristan Fitzgerald

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Tristan James Fitzgerald

Finance PhD Job Market Candidate - Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley

About me: Motivated by my investment banking experience at J.P. Morgan and Macquarie Bank, I am interested in understanding the impact of financial transactions and financial intermediaries on the real economy. In particular, I am interested in how financial markets and financial intermediaries may actively shape the nature of innovation that is undertaken by firms and entrepreneurs.

Research interests: Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation, Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment Banking.

Working papers:

Financial contracting for innovation - Property rights in action (Job Market Paper)

Innovation search strategy and predictable returns (with Gustavo Manso, Lee Fleming and Benjamin Balsmeier)

Publications:

Unconstrained estimates of the equity risk premium (2013) Review of Accounting Studies 18(2): 560-639 (with Stephen Gray, Jason Hall and Ravi Jeyaraj) (Undergraduate Honors Thesis)

Mailing address: 545 Student Services Building, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley 94720. Email address: tristan_fitzgerald@haas.berkeley.edu

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