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Jiro Kondo

Jiro E. Kondo
Assistant Professor of Finance
Degree(s): 

PhD, Financial Economics, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

BA, Economics, Princeton University, USA

Area(s): 
Finance
Teaching Areas: 

- Applied Corporate Finance (Current)

- Introduction to Finance (Past), Managerial Economics (Past)

Phone: 
+1 514 398 6026
Email Address: 
jiro [dot] kondo [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Alternate Email Address: 
karen [dot] robertson [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Address: 

1001 Sherbrooke W.
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1G5

Office: 
511
Courses: 

- FINE443 (Applied Corporate Finance, McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management, BCom)

- FINC430 (Finance I, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, MBA)

- MGCR652 (Value Creation (Economics Module), McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA Japan)

- MGCR641 (Elements of Modern Finance, McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management, MBA China)

Areas of Expertise: 

- Corporate Finance (w/ Emphasis on Agency Theory and Frictions in the Financing of New Ideas)

- Contract Economics (w/ Emphasis on Contract Vagueness and Contract Disclosure)

- Law and Economics (w/ Emphasis on Contract Law, Agency Law, and Dispute Resolution)

- Economics of Regulation (w/ Emphasis on Private Regulation)

Taught previously at: 

- Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management)

Selected Publications : 

Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Books and Edited Volumes

Chapters in Books

Awards, Honours, and Fellowships: 

Awards

2012-2013: Finalist for Professor of the Year, MUS Awards, McGill University.

2010-2011: Faculty Impact Award, Northwestern University.

2009-2010: Professor of the Year in MBA Core, Northwestern University.

2006-2007: Lehman Brothers Fellowship for Research Excellence in Finance

2003-2004: Excellence in Teaching Award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

2000-2001: Halbert White’72 Prize in Economics, Princeton University.

Fellowships

2006-2007: Lehman Brothers Fellowship for Research Excellence in Finance.

Grants

2012-2013: Internal SSHRC Grant, McGill University.

2008-2011: Faculty Fellow Grant, Northwestern University.

Projects: 

* = Paper Available.

- Economics of Regulation (Industry Self-Regulation):

  1. The Self-Regulation of Enforcement: Evidence from Investor-Broker Dispute Resolution*
  2. Competition and Enforcement by Self-Regulatory Organizations: Evidence From the Formation of FINRA*

- Contract Economics:

  1. Vague Contract Terms: Theory and Evidence on Contract Vagueness with an Application to Enforcement Evaluation*
  2. The Evolution of Contracting Practices Within Firms: Evidence From Repeat Material Contract Filers
  3. The Impact of Disclosure on Contract Design: Evidence From Material Contract Filings at the SEC
  4. Opting Out of Public Enforcement: Evidence From International Trade Patterns and the New York Convention (w/ D. Papanikoloaou (Kellogg))

- Corporate Finance (Applications to Market Efficienty and Macroeconomics):

  1. Financial Relationships and the Limits to Arbitrage (w/ D. Papanikolaou (Kellogg))*
  2. Innovation Cycles (w/ D. Papanikolaou (Kellogg))*

- Miscellaneous:

  1. Lawyers in the House: The Impact of In-House Corporate Counsel on Firm Policies (w/ Y. Hochberg (MIT) and J. Zhang (McGill))

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