Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University


Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University
Academic Director of the John and Dyan Smith Family Business Initiative, John and Dyan Smith Professor of Management and Family Business Associate, Professor of Finance

Margarita Tsoutsoura is an Associate Professor and Smith Family Business Professor of Finance at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. Most recently, Tsoutsoura was associate professor of finance at the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago.

Tsoutsoura has several research projects studying family firms and privately held firms. Her most recent project studies employee effort provision in family firms. She is also interested in corporate governance as well as the effects of corruption and tax evasion. Her work on tax evasion was awarded the 2013 Wharton School-WRDS Award for Best Empirical Finance Paper. The Fulbright Fellowship and the WFA Trefftzs Award are among Tsoutsoura's other varied honors and fellowships.

Her work has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies. Her research has been covered extensively in print and electronic media, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Economist, New York Times, Washington Post, Guardian, BusinessWeek, International Herald Tribune and CNBC.

Tsoutsoura earned her PhD in finance with distinction from the Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, her MSc in financial engineering from the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley, and a BSc in economics from the University of Piraeus in Greece.

Read about executive education

Other experts

Education PhD, Sociology, Columbia University MPhil, Sociology, Columbia University PhD, Economics/Geography, Utrecht University MA, Economics, Utrecht University BA, Economics, Utrecht University Positions Held At Haas since July 2015 2015 – present, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Busin...
Education: 2008-Duquesne University, M.S. Leadership, Business Ethics 1998-Excelsior College, B.S. Liberal Arts As the director for Leadership and Management Development programs for the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, Ron is able to work daily with great fac...
Dr. Elizabeth A. Tuleja is an Associate Teaching Professor of Management at the Fanning Center for Communication, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame. Dr. Tuleja’s area of expertise is in Intercultural Communication and Global Leadership. She holds a Master’s degree in Intercult...