Vyacheslav Fos

Education Background:Ph.D. in Finance, Columbia University

Research Interests:Financial Markets and Information Transmission, Corporate Governance, Empirical Corporate Finance

Personal Website:https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/carroll-school/faculty-research/faculty-directory/vyacheslav-slava-fos.html


Vyacheslav Fos, Associate Special-Term Professor of Finance at Fanhai International School of Finance in Fudan University, Associate Professor (with tenure) at Carroll School of Management, Boston College.

Professor Fos’s research interests are in the areas of financial markets, corporate governance, and corporate finance. His research studies information transmission in financial markets, insider trading, boards of directors, the role of activist shareholders in corporate governance, the role of stock liquidity in corporate governance, and investment and employment consequences of share repurchases. His research has appeared in leading academic journals, including the Econometrica, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Management Science. Professor Fos’s teaching interests focus on corporate finance. He has taught courses in corporate finance at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Prior to his position as an Associate Professor (with tenure) at Carroll, he served as Assistant Professor there from 2015 and 2017. He also worked as Assistant Professor of Finance at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 2011 to 2015.

Professor Fos earned his doctor degree in Finance from Columbia Business School in 2011.

(Updated by July 2021)