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Professor Darius Palia

Professor Darius Palia

Thomas A. Renyi Chair in Banking
Founding Director, Rutgers Financial Institutions Center

Professor Palia is an internationally renowned scholar in corporate governance and banking. He earned a PhD in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University, and he has been on the faculty of Princeton University, Columbia Business School, the University of Chicago, and UCLA. 

Dr. Palia has published extensively in the top finance and economics academic journals and his work is very well cited by other scholars. He is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. He is often quoted in newspaper articles and magazines. He continues to be invited to present his research to the faculty of top Universities, at the major academic meetings, and at the prestigious National Bureau of Economic Research conferences. He has authored studies on antitrust, bank loan pricing, boards of directors, corporate governance, firm debt policies, IPOs, issuing equity, mergers, and managerial compensation. He also gives lectures on corporate governance to executives and students.