Michael C. Jensen
|Michael C. Jensen|
November 30, 1939|
|Alma mater||University of Chicago|
|Known for||Jensen's alpha , corporate finance|
|Notable work||Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure|
Michael C. Jensen is the Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business, Emeritus, Harvard Business School. He is the originator of the mutual fund performance metric known as Jensen's alpha. Jensen's main field of study is in the realm of corporate finance. His paper,Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure is widely cited.
Jensen is a co-founding editor of the Journal of Financial Economics. The journal's annual prize for best article, the Jensen Prize, is named after Jensen.
Jensen is a trustee of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
- Jensen's alpha, Wikipedia
- Jensen, Michael C. and Meckling, William H., Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure (July 1, 1976). Michael C. Jensen, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000; Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 3, No. 4, 1976.
- The Journal of Financial Economics Best Paper Prizes. Viewed December 13, 2015
- SSRN home page
- Home page
- Author profile, Academic search (beta)
- Michael C. Jensen : Citation Profile, CitEc
- Google Scholars page
- Authors page,SSRN