Renée B. Adams

Financial Economist
Academic Advocate
University of Oxford

Professor of Finance with a focus on gender research and corporate governance

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About me

My name is Renée Adams and I am a Professor of Finance at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. I am a Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute, a Finance Department Editor at Management Science, and the former chair at AFFECT, the American Finance Association’s committee for women in Finance.

I am an expert on corporate governance, bank governance and gender. My work has a strong policy orientation and lies at the intersection between economics, finance, management and psychology. My publications appeared in top accounting, economics, finance and management journals including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, the Review of Economic Studies and Strategic Management Journal.

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