Anzhela Knyazeva
Financial Economist
Office of Corporate Finance

Education Summary

  • Ph.D. Economics, New York University - Stern School of Business

Financial Economist
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
2014-present
Assistant Professor of Finance
Simon School of Business
University of Rochester
  • Kose John, Anzhela Knyazeva, and Diana Knyazeva, Employee Rights and Acquisitions, 2015, Journal of Financial Economics 118(1), 49-69.
  • Kose John, Anzhela Knyazeva, and Diana Knyazeva,Governance and Payout Precommitment, 2015, Journal of Corporate Finance 33, 101-117.
  • Anzhela Knyazeva, Diana Knyazeva and Ron Masulis, The Supply of Corporate Directors and Board Independence, 2013, Review of Financial Studies 26(6), 1561-1605.
  • Anzhela Knyazeva, Diana Knyazeva and Joseph E. Stiglitz, Ownership Change, Institutional Development, and Performance, 2013, Journal of Banking and Finance 37(7), 2605-2627.
  • Anzhela Knyazeva and Diana Knyazeva, Does Being Your Bank's Neighbor Matter? 2012, Journal of Banking and Finance 36(4), 1194-1209.
  • Anzhela Knyazeva, Diana Knyazeva and Joseph E. Stiglitz, Crises and Contagion: A Survey, 2012, In Lucey, B., Larkin, C. (Eds.): What if Ireland Defaults? [adaptation appears in Phillips, T. (Ed.): Europe on the Brink; Debt Crisis and Dissent in the European Periphery, 2014.]
  • Anzhela Knyazeva and Diana Knyazeva, Product Market Competition and Shareholder Rights: International Evidence, 2012, European Financial Management 18(4), 663-694.
  • Kose John, Anzhela Knyazeva and Diana Knyazeva, Does Geography Matter? Firm Location and Corporate Payout Policy, 2011, Journal of Financial Economics 101(3), 533-551.
  • Anzhela Knyazeva, Diana Knyazeva and Joseph E. Stiglitz, Ownership Changes and Access to External Financing, 2009, Journal of Banking and Finance 33(10), 1804-1816.
  • Knyazeva, Anzhela, Diana Knyazeva, and Charu Raheja, The Benefits of Focus vs. Heterogeneity: Dissimilar Directors and Coordination within Corporate Boards.
  • Knyazeva, Anzhela, Diana Knyazeva, and Leonard Kostovetsky, Investor Heterogeneity and Trading around Earnings Announcements.
  • Knyazeva, Anzhela and Diana Knyazeva, Dividend Smoothing: An Agency Explanation and New Evidence.
  • Knyazeva, Anzhela, Diana Knyazeva, and Joseph E. Stiglitz, Creditor Rights and Aggregate Factors in Lending Terms.
  • Knyazeva, Anzhela and Diana Knyazeva, Firm Complexity.

Conference Activities

Panel presentation, 2016 American Economic Association Conference
Discussant, 2015 Financial Management Association Conference
Paper presentation, 2015 Conference on Investor Protection, Corporate Governance, and Fraud Prevention, George Mason University School of Business
Paper presentation, 2015 NYU Economics PhD Alumni Conference, New York University C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics
Paper presentation (by co-author), 2015 International Banking, Economics and Finance Association
Discussant, 2015 American Finance Association Conference
Paper presentation (by co-author), 2013 European Finance Association Conference
Discussant, 2013 Financial Management Association Conference
Paper presentation, 2013 European Financial Management Association Conference
Discussant, 2013 European Financial Management Association Conference
Discussant, 2013 American Finance Association Conference
Paper presentation, 2012 American Finance Association Conference
Paper presentation, 2012 Financial Intermediation Research Society Conference