Amy Dittmar

Amy Dittmar

  • Vice Provost for Academic and Budgetary Affairs
  • Professor of Finance
  • Stephen M. Ross School of Business
  • Professor of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Education
  • PhD University of North Carolina 2000
  • BS Indiana University 1992

Contact Information

Phone
(734) 763-1282
Fax
(734) 936-0282
Email
Room
R3446
Research

Amy Dittmar is a Professor of Finance at the Ross School of Business, a Professor of Economics at LSA, and the Vice Provost of Academic and Budgetary Affairs for the University of Michigan. Amy’s areas of interest in both research and teaching are in corporate finance, governance and gender economics.  Amy has served as an Associate Editor at the Journal of Financial Economics, a Councilor for the Society for Financial Studies, the organization that oversees three top Finance journals including the Review of Financial Studies, and a peer reviewer for many journals in Economics, Finance, and Accounting. Prior to coming to the University of Michigan, Amy was an Assistant Professor at Indiana University and a Financial Analyst and Real Estate Officer at First Chicago Corporation (now JP Morgan Chase). Amy received her B.S. in Finance and Business Economics from Indiana University and her Ph.D. in Finance from the University of North Carolina.

Can Managers Time the Market? Evidence from Repurchase Price Data

Authors
Amy Dittmar; Laura Field
Published Date
02/2015

Source

Journal of Financial Economics
Volume: 
115
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
261-282

Does Capital Market Myopia Affect Plant Productivity? Evidence from going private transactions

Authors
Bharath, S., Dittmar, A., Sivadasan, J.
Published Date
2015

Source

The Review of Financial Studies (RFS)
Volume: 
27
Issue: 
7
Pages: 
1929-1976

It Pays to Follow the Leader: Acquiring Targets Picked by Private Equity

Authors
Amy Dittmar; Di Li; Amrita Nain
Published Date
2012

Source

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Volume: 
47
Issue: 
5
Pages: 
901-931

The Changing of the Boards: The Impact on Firm Valuation of Mandated Female Board Representation

Authors
Kenneth Ahern; Amy Dittmar
Published Date
2012

Source

Quarterly Journal of Economics
Volume: 
127
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
137-197

Why do firms use private equity to opt out of public markets

Authors
Sreedhar Bharath; Amy Dittmar
Published Date
2010

Source

The Review of Financial Studies (RFS)
Volume: 
23
Issue: 
5
Pages: 
1772-1818

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