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Larry Dann

Professor Emerit of Finance

Affiliations: Finance
Phone: 541-346-3330
Office: Anstett 397D



Larry Dann is a professor emerit of finance at the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business. His interests include corporate financial policy and corporate governance. He has done extensive research on corporate stock repurchases and on the effect of management policies designed to thwart takeover attempts on the welfare of the firm's common stockholders.

Degree History:
  • PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1980
  • MBA, Harvard University, 1969
  • BS, Northwestern, 1967

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Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate finance
  • Valuation

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Current Projects

  • "Corporate Takeovers and Target Firm Responses: Do White Knights Serve Target Firm Managers' Self-Interests?"

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Journal Articles:

Dann, Larry, Diane Del Guercio, and M. Megan Partch. "Governance and Boards of Directors in Closed-End Investment Companies." Journal of Financial Economics 69, no. 1: 111-152.

July 2003

Dann, Larry, Jarrad Harford, and John M. Chalmers. "Managerial Opportunism? Evidence from Directors' and Officers' Insurance Purchases." Journal of Finance 57, no. 2: 609-636.

April 2002

In the News

Interim Dean James Terborg plans to continue the great momentum the college is enjoying thanks to Kees de Kluyver.
Ron Sauer '80 is the founder, chairman, and chief investment officer of Mazama Capital Management.
MBA students won the 2012 Hewlett-Packard Case Competition.