Prof. Damodaran

Position: Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University, expert of valuation

Prof. Dr. Aswath Damodaran is Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University. He teaches the corporate finance and equity valuation courses in the MBA program. He received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles. He has written several books on corporate finance, valuation, and portfolio management. He has been at NYU since 1986 and has received the Stern School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award (awarded by the graduating class) eight times. He was profiled in BusinessWeek as one of the top twelve business school professors in the United States in 1994 and was chosen the most popular business school professor in 2012.

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Prof. Damodaran has authored the following books, chapters or articles:

Applied Corporate Finance

by Aswath Damodaran
Publisher: Wiley, 2014

Like no other text of its kind, Applied Corporate Finance, 4th Edition applies corporate finance to real companies. It now contains six real-world core companies to study and follow.  Business decisions are classified for students into three groups:  investment, financing, and dividend decisions.

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Investment Valuation

by Aswath Damodaran (2012)
Publisher: John Wiley (2012)

Valuation is at the heart of any investment decision, whether that decision is buy, sell or hold. But the pricing of many assets has become a more complex task in modern markets, especially after the recent financial crisis. In order to be successful at this endeavor, you must have a firm understanding of the proper valuation techniques.

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