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Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation
Chair, Finance Department

David YermackDavid L. Yermack is the Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation at NYU Stern. He serves as Chairman of the Finance Department and Director of the NYU Pollack Center for Law and Business. Professor Yermack teaches joint MBA - Law School courses in Restructuring Firms & Industries and Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies, as well as PhD research courses in corporate governance, executive compensation, and distress and restructuring.

Professor Yermack has been with NYU Stern since 1994. His primary research areas include boards of directors, executive compensation, and corporate finance. Professor Yermack has published more than 25 articles in leading academic journals in Finance, Accounting, Economics, and Law. He is a Faculty Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and has been a Visiting Scholar at the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank. 

Professor Yermack developed one of the world's first courses on cryptocurrency, and has recently been featured in articles in The New York Timesthe FTForbes and more.

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