Rui Silva is an economist who currently serves on the faculty of Nova School of Business and Economics in his home town of Lisbon.
Before joining Nova he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the London Business School. His research focuses on corporate finance, corporate governance, entrepreneurial finance and innovation, and the interactions between labor economics and financial and organizational economics.
Rui earned a B.A. in Economics from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and a M.A. and PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.
- Ph.D. in Economics, 2012 - University of Chicago
- MA in Economics, 2008 - University of Chicago
- BA in Economics, 2004 - Universidade Nova de Lisboa
- Financial market frictions and diversification
with Gregor Matvos and Amit Seru, Journal of Financial Economics (2018), Vol 127:1, 21-50
- Talent in distressed firms: labor fragility and capital structure
with Ramin Baghai, Viktor Thell, and Vikrant Vig, Forthcoming Journal of Finance
- Do physiological and spiritual factors affect economic decisions?
with Cem Demiroglu, Oguzhan Ozbas, and Mehmet Fatih Ulu, Forthcoming Journal of Finance
- Internal labor markets, wage convergence and investment
Forthcoming Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Teams and Bankruptcy
with Baghai R; Ye L, Revise and Resubmit Review of Financial Studies
Do credit rating agencies influence elections?
with Cunha I; Ferreira M A, Conditionally accepted Review of FInance
The impact of institutions on innovation
with Donges A; Meier J-M A, Revise and Resubmit Management Science
Managing Resource (Mis)allocation
with Xavier Giroud, Gregor Matvos, and Amit Seru (work in Progress)
The Impact of Going Public on the Firm’s Human Capital
with Ramin Baghai (work in Progress)
Corporate Restructurings and the Mental Health of Employees
with Laurent Bach, Ramin Baghai, and Marieke Bos (work in Progress)
- Applied Corporate Finance