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Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Vice Provost for Academic and Budgetary Affairs. Professor of Finance

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Amy Dittmar is a Professor of Finance at the Ross School of Business and the Vice Provost of Academic and Budgetary Affairs for the University of Michigan. Amy’s areas of interest in both research and teaching are in corporate finance. Specifically, her research studies corporate payout, cash and capital structure policies as well as the impact of corporate governance, diversity, and managerial experience on corporate policy and the value of the firm. Amy is an Associate Editor at the Journal of Financial Economics and a Councilor for the Society for Financial Studies, the organization that oversees three top Finance journals including the Review of Financial Studies. Prior to coming to the University of Michigan, Amy was an Assistant Professor at Indiana University and a Financial Analyst and Real Estate Officer at First Chicago Corporation (now JP Morgan Chase). Amy received her B.S. in Finance and Business Economics from Indiana University and her Ph.D. in Finance from the University of North Carolina.

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