Curriculum VitaeAssistant Professor

Pegaret Pichler

413 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000

617-373-5030
p.pichler@northeastern.edu


Profile

Education

PhD, Engineering-Economic Systems (now Management Science & Engineering) Stanford University
MS, Engineering-Economic Systems (now Management Science & Engineering) Stanford University
BS, Operations Research and Industrial Engineering Cornell University

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Pichler's research interests include corporate governance, financial intermediation, design of contracts, security design, mechanism design for pricing unseasoned securities, and the interaction of firms' financing and product market decisions. Professor Pichler teaches financial management and investments.

Industry & Academic Experience

Prior to joining the Northeastern faculty, Professor Pichler taught finance at the Vienna Graduate School of Finance in Austria. She has also taught at Brown University, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston College and the University of Maryland.

Awards & Recognition

FMA International Best Paper Award, 2013
DMSB Summer Research Award, 2016

Publications

Selected Publications

The Politics of Related Lending, 2016, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 51(1). (with M. Halling and A. Stomper)

IPO Pricing Mechanisms in the Presence of When-Issued Markets, 2014, Quarterly Journal of Finance 4. (with A. Stomper)

Why Leverage Affects Pricing, 2008, The Review of Financial Studies 21, 1733-1765. (with A. Stomper and C. Zulehner)

Presentations

Selected Presentations

Boyson, Nicole and Pegaret Pichler (presenter & author), European Finance Association (August 2016), Hostile Resistance to Hedge Fund Activism.

Boyson, Nicole and Pegaret Pichler (presenter & author), International Corporate Governance Society (September 2015), Target Firm Response to Hedge Fund Activism: A New Look at Governance.

Mooradian, Robert and Pegaret Pichler (presenter & author), AREUEA meetings, ASSA conference (January 2014), The Design of Mortgage-Backed Securities and Servicer Contracts.

Mooradian, Robert and Pegaret Pichler (presenter & author), Utah Winter Finance Conference (February 2012), The Design of Mortgage-Backed Securities and Servicer Contracts.