Diana Knyazeva

Senior Financial Economist
Office of Financial Intermediaries

Education Summary

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

Fields of Interest

  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring
  • Corporate Governance
  • Payout Policy
  • Banks and Depository Institutions
  • Senior Financial Economist
    Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
    2016-present
  • Financial Economist
    Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
    2014-2016
  • Kose John, Anzhela Knyazeva, and Diana Knyazeva, 2015, Employee Rights and Acquisitions, Journal of Financial Economics 118(1), 49-69.
  • Kose John, Anzhela Knyazeva, and Diana Knyazeva, 2015, Governance and Payout Precommitment,  Journal of Corporate Finance 33, 101-117.
  • Anzhela Knyazeva, Diana Knyazeva and Ron Masulis, 2013, The Supply of Corporate Directors and Board Independence, Review of Financial Studies 26,1561-1605.
  • Anzhela Knyazeva, Diana Knyazeva and Joseph E. Stiglitz, 2013, Ownership Change, Institutional Development, and Performance, Journal of Banking and Finance 37(7), 2605-2627.
  • Anzhela Knyazeva and Diana Knyazeva, 2012, Does Being Your Bank's Neighbor Matter?, 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, 2012, Product Market Competition and Shareholder Rights: International Evidence, European Financial Management 18(4), 663-694.
  • Kose John, Anzhela Knyazeva and Diana Knyazeva, 2011, Does Geography Matter? Firm Location and Corporate Payout Policy, Journal of Financial Economics 101(3), 533-551.
  • Anzhela Knyazeva, Diana Knyazeva and Joseph E. Stiglitz, 2009, Ownership Changes and Access to External Financing,  Journal of Banking and Finance 33(10), 1804-1816.
  • Knyazeva, Diana, Charles Lin, and Jasmine Park, Interconnectedness in Structured Finance: Evidence from the CMBS Market.
  • Knyazeva, Anzhela and Diana Knyazeva, Firm Complexity.
  • 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.
  • Knyazeva, Anzhela, Diana Knyazeva, and Joseph E. Stiglitz, Creditor Rights and Aggregate Factors in Lending Terms.
  • Knyazeva, Anzhela and Diana Knyazeva, Dividend Smoothing: An Agency Explanation and New Evidence.
  • Issuance activity and interconnectedness in the CMBS market (with C. Lin, J. Park), DERA White Paper.

          

  • Discussant, 2017 Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting
  • Discussant, 2017 Financial Management Association
  • Discussant, 2017 Mid-Atlantic Research Conference
  • Paper presentation (co-author), 2017 NYU Economics PhD Alumni Conference
  • Panelist, 2016 CMU/Tepper Economics of Credit Rating Conference
  • Discussantion, program committee, 2016 Financial Management Association
  • Discussantions, session chair, program committee, 2015 Financial Management Association
  • Discussions, session chair, program committee, 2015 Financial Management Association
  • Paper presentation (co-author), 2015 NYU Economics PhD Alumni Conference
  • Paper presentation (co-author), 2015 Conference on Investor Protection, Corporate Governance, and Fraud Prevention
  • Discussant, 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
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