Michael Rebello

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.


“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
“Optimal corporate governance and compensation policy in a dynamic world,” T. Noe and M. Rebello, Review of Financial Studies (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
Board Structures Around the World: An Experimental Investigation. With Ann Gillette and Tom Noe. Review of Finance. 12. (2008): 93-140. 2008 - 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
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
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
The Evolution of Security Design. With Thomas Noe and Jun Wang. Journal of Finance. 61. (2006): 2103-2135. 2006 - 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

Professional Memberships
  • American Economic Association
  • American Finance Association
  • Financial Management Association
  • Western Finance Association
  • 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.
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.