Alexey Zhdanov

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Associate Professor, Finance

Office Address 363 Business Building
Phone Number 814-865-5191
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Alexey Zhdanov is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Penn State University, Smeal College of Business. He holds a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Rochester. He previously held faculty positions at the Swiss Finance Institute, University of Lausanne, and George Mason University.


Real Options, Corporate Finance, Empirical Asset Pricing


Ph D, Finance (Strategy), University of Rochester, 2006

MS, Business Administration, University of Rochester, 2003

MBA, Management, Vlerick Business School, 1997

BS, Systems Engineering, Saint Petersburg State Technical University, 1996

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