Michael Rebello

Susan C. and H. Ronald Nash Distinguished Professor
Ashbel Smith Professor - Management
Tags: Financial & Managerial Economics

Professional Preparation

D.Phil - Finance
The University of Texas at Austin - 1991
B.A. - Economics
Stephen's College, Delhi University, India - 1984

Research Areas

Research Interests
Corporate governance, corporate capital structure, corporate restructuring, security analysts, venture capital financing, mutual funds, experimental economics, genetic algorithms, learning models.


“Optimal corporate governance and compensation policy in a dynamic world,” T. Noe and M. Rebello, Review of Financial Studies (forthcoming). forthcoming - Publication
“Learning to bid: The design of auctions under uncertainty and adaptation,” T. Noe and M. Rebello, and J. Wang, Games and Economic Behavior (forthcoming). forthcoming - Publication
“On the Structure of Analyst Research Portfolios and Forecast Accuracy,” O. Kini, S. Mian, M. Rebello and A. Venkateswaran, Journal of Accounting Research 47 (2009), 867- 909. 2009 - Publication
Experimental Evidence on Coverage Choices and Contract Prices in the Market for Corporate Insurance. With Gautam Goswami and Martin Grace. Experimental Economics . 11. (2008): 67-95. 2008 - Publication
Board Structures Around the World: An Experimental Investigation. With Ann Gillette and Tom Noe. Review of Finance. 12. (2008): 93-140. 2008 - Publication
The Evolution of Security Design. With Thomas Noe and Jun Wang. Journal of Finance. 61. (2006): 2103-2135. 2006 - Publication
The Role of Debt Purchases in Takeovers: A Tale of Two Takeovers. With Thomas Noe. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy. 15.3 (2006): 609-648. 2006 - Publication
Buying the Debt of Distressed Retailers: A Tale of Two Takeovers. With Tom Noe. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy. 15. (2006): 609-648. 2006 - Publication
Corporate Financing: An Artificial Agent-Based Analysis. With Thomas Noe and Jun Wang. Journal of Finance. 58. (2003): 943-973. 2003 - Publication
Corporate Board Composition, Protocols, and Voting Behavior: Experimental Evidence. With Ann Gillette and Thomas Noe. Journal of Finance. 58. (2003): 1997-2031. 2003 - Publication


Partner and advisor
Eiken Capital [2009–2011]
Ashbel Smith Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2007–Present]
Jessica L. and Edward L. Streiffer Chair in International Finance
Tulane University [2005–2007]
Norman Mayer Professor
Tulane University [2004–2005]
Visiting Scholar
Stockholm Institute for Financial Research [2004–2018]
Georgia State University [2003–2004]
Wasserstein Perella [2000–1994]
Associate Director
Clarion Capital Asia [1998–1999]
Equity Analyst
Clarion Capital Asia [1997–1998]
Associate Professor
Georgia State University [1996–2003]

Additional Information

Awards and Fellowships
  • Trust Company of the West best paper award, China International Conference in Finance, Chengdu, China, 2007. (with Tom Noe) 
  • J. Mack Robinson College of Business Board of Advisors award for Excellence in Research, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, 2003.
  • Faculty Recognition Award for research, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, 1996 and 2002.
  • Dryden Press Southern Finance Association award for outstanding paper in Corporate Finance, Southern Finance Association meeting, 1992. (with Tom Noe)
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award finalist, University of Texas at Austin, 1991.
  • Kishen Pershad Memorial Prize for outstanding achievement in academics, sports and other activities, St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, India, 1984.
  • “Firm reputation formation and reformation: Theory and experiment,” T. Noe, M. Rebello, and T. Reitz. Centre for the Study of Corporate Reputation, Oxford University (2009-2011), £ 119, 067.
  • Research grant A. B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, 2006. 
  • Multiple research grants, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, 1991 (2), 1992 (1), 1993 (4), 1994 (3), 1995 (2), 1996 (2), 1997 (1), 2000(1), 2001 (1), 2002 (1), 2003 (1). 
  • Grant to develop computerized teaching tools for finance courses, Georgia State University, 1996.
  • Member of the board of the Texas Hedge Fund Association, 2008-2011.
  • MBA Teacher Honor Roll, A. B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, Fall 2004.
  • Member of Phi Beta Delta, honor society for international scholars, 2002.
  • Represented Delhi University at an exchange program hosted by the President of Pakistan, 1981.