Diana Knyazeva
Financial Economist
Office of Financial Intermediaries

Education Summary

  • Ph.D. Economics, Stern School of Business, New York University, 2007

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
2007-2014
  • John, Kose, Anzhela Knyazeva, and Diana Knyazeva, Employee Rights and Acquisitions, 2015, Journal of Financial Economics, (accepted)
  • John, Kose, 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, 1561-1605
  • Anzhela Knyazeva, Diana Knyazeva, and Joseph E. Stiglitz, Ownership Change, Institutional Development, and Performance, 2013, Journal of Banking and Finance 37, 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? Also adapted 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, 663-694
  • Kose John, Anzhela Knyazeva, and Diana Knyazeva, Does Geography Matter? Firm Location and Corporate Payout Policy, 2011, Journal of Financial Economics 101, 533-551
  • Anzhela Knyazeva, Diana Knyazeva, and Joseph E. Stiglitz, Ownership Changes and Access to External Financing, 2009, Journal of Banking and Finance 33, 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

Discussions, session chair, program committee, 2015 Financial Management Association (scheduled)
Paper presentation (co-author), 2015 NYU Economics PhD Alumni Conference
Paper presentation (co-author), 2015 Conference on Investor Protection, Corporate Governance, and Fraud Prevention
Discussion, 2015 SFS Finance Cavalcade
Paper presentation, 2015, George Washington University
Paper presentation, 2015 International Banking Economics & Finance Association (IBEFA/ASSA)
Paper presentation (co-author), 2014, American University