RUEDIGER FAHLENBRACH is Swiss Finance Institute Associate Professor at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. He holds a senior chair from the Swiss Finance Institute. Formerly on the faculty of the Fisher College of Business of the Ohio State University (USA), he received a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton).
He has research interests in empirical corporate finance, in particular corporate governance.
He is Associate Editor of the Review of Finance and former Associate Editor of the Review of Financial Studies (2013-2016) and Financial Management (2012-2016).
His research has been reported in many large-circulation newspapers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, NZZ, Handelsblatt, Forbes Magazine, USA Today, and Fortune Magazine.