Elizabeth A. Berger

Elizabeth A. Berger

Assistant Professor of Finance

Email: eab348@cornell.edu
401H Sage Hall
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-6201
Phone: 607-255-9102

Professor Berger’s research is in the area of empirical corporate finance with applications to financial institutions, causal inference, product market competition, and labor economics. She currently studies the effects of financial institutions on labor market outcomes, stock price efficiency, and product market competition. Professor Berger received her PhD in Finance from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University and her BA and BFA in Economics and Vocal Performance from Tulane University. Prior to her doctoral studies, she held positions at Western Southern Life Insurance Company in Cincinnati, Ohio and Citigroup Smith Barney in New Orleans, LA, where her work involved corporate 401k plan design, implementation, and management.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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Working Papers

  • Berger, Elizabeth A..  "Balancing Act: The Real Effects of Mutual Fund Fire Sales on Corporate Policies"

  • Berger, Elizabeth A.; Butler, Alexander W. ; Hu, Edwin; Zekhnini, Morad.  "Credit Be Dammed: The Impact of Banking Deregulation on Economic Growth"

  • Berger, Elizabeth A..  "Does Stock Mispricing Drive Firm Policies: Mutual Fund Fire Sales and Selection Bias"

  • Berger, Elizabeth A..  "Finance in the New US Economy: Does Local Finance Influence Post-Industrial Job Growth"

  • Berger, Elizabeth A..  "Liquor is Quicker When Finance is Local: Local Access to Finance and Employment Growth"

  • Berger, Elizabeth A..  "Survival of the Fittest: An Assessment of the Herfindahl Index"

  • Babina, Tania; Berger, Elizabeth A..  "When Finance Leaves Does Enterprise Follow? The Lasting Impact of Bank Distress on Entrepreneurship"