Daniel Wolfenzon

Daniel Wolfenzon is the Stefan H. Robock Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School. He received a Masters and a PhD in economics from Harvard University and holds a BS in economics and a BS in mechanical engineering from MIT. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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His research interests are in corporate finance and organizational economics. He has studied control sharing in small firms, the effects of investor protection on ownership concentration, and the structure of business groups around the world. His most recent research focuses on family firms. He has examined the consequences of family succession on firm performance and also the importance of managerial talent in family controlled firms.

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Risk & Return (edX)

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Risk & Return (edX)
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Learn how to measure the risk and return of equity and debt; and compute the weighted average of cost of capital. In this course, you will learn to estimate the expected return of equity and debt. You will also learn to estimate the weighted average cost of capital (WACC), [...]

Free Cash Flow Analysis (edX)

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Free Cash Flow Analysis (edX)
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In this course, learners will begin to apply the lessons and concepts from Introduction to Corporate Finance as they begin to discuss basics of firm valuation. Follow Professor Wolfenzon's lead to learn how the free cash flow method is applied to value firms. You will also learn about valuation [...]

Introduction to Corporate Finance (edX)

Learn key financial concepts for evaluating and valuing investment opportunities, including how to value stocks and bonds. In this course, you will gain an understanding of time-honored financial concepts and rules, and how these can be applied to value firms, bonds, and stocks.

Risk and Return and the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (edX)

Learn how to measure the risk and return of equity and debt; and compute the weighted average of cost of capital. In this course, you will learn to estimate the expected return of equity and debt. You will also learn to estimate the weighted average cost of capital (WACC), [...]