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Naveen Daniel, PhD

Denis O'Brien Research Scholar in Finance, Associate Professor


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Gerri C. LeBow Hall 1142

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Board of Directors
  • Finance

Recent Media Mentions

Selected Works


Daniel, Naveen, Symmetry in Pay for Luck. Review of Financial Studies 33 (Jul 2020):3174-3204.

Daniel, Naveen, Coles, Jeff, and Naveen, Lalitha, Co-opted boards. Review of Financial Studies 27 (Jun 2014):1751-1796.

Daniel, Naveen, Agarwal, Vikas, and Naik, Narayan, Do hedge funds manage their reported returns?. Review of Financial Studies 24 (Oct 2011):3281-3320.

Daniel, Naveen, Naik, Narayan, and Agarwal, Vikas, Role of managerial incentives and discretion in hedge fund performance. Journal of Finance 64 (Oct 2009):2221-2256.

Daniel, Naveen, Denis, Dave, and Naveen, Lalitha, Do firms manage earnings to meet dividend thresholds?. Journal of Accounting and Economics 45 (Mar 2008):2-26.

Daniel, Naveen, Naveen, Lalitha, and Coles, Jeff, Boards: does one size fit all?. Journal of Financial Economics 87 (Feb 2008):329-356.

Daniel, Naveen, Naveen, Lalitha, and Coles, Jeff, Managerial incentives and risk-taking. Journal of Financial Economics 79 (Feb 2006):431-468.


PhD Finance-Arizona State University USA 2001
MBA Finance-Bharathidasan Institute of Management India 1993
BE Chemical Engineering-Anna University India 1990