Nickolay Gantchev’s research interests lie at the intersection of corporate finance and microeconomic theory.
Dr. Gantchev has pursued three broad topics in his work: corporate governance, shareholder activism and entrepreneurial finance. His current research studies the costs of hedge fund activism and the effects of uncertainty and learning on shareholder campaigns.
He has worked as a senior investment and industry research analyst at Michelin North America and an analyst for Standard and Poor’s Corporate Value Consulting.
He received his PhD in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and his MBA and master of science in finance from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He graduated from the American University in Bulgaria with a BA in business and applied economics.