Other Unpublished Work | 2011

Pioneers in Finance: An Interview with Michael C. Jensen - Part 2

by Michael C. Jensen and Ralph A. Walkling

Abstract

This interview is Part 2 of a two-part series in which Professor Ralph Walkling, the Stratakis Chair in Corporate Governance and Executive Director of the Center for Corporate Governance at Drexel University, interviews Professor Michael C. Jensen, Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus, of the Harvard Business School, on topics ranging from his early work to current research. Professor Jensen discusses the creation of Jensen's alpha, the market model, the founding of the JFE and SSRN and his current research on leadership, integrity and ontology. In addition, he reflects on on influential colleagues and provides advice to new professors.

Keywords: Corporate Governance; Ethics; Research; Markets; Leadership;

Citation:

Jensen, Michael C., and Ralph A. Walkling. "Pioneers in Finance: An Interview with Michael C. Jensen - Part 2." December 2011. (Barbados Group Working Paper No. 11-05.)