• Phone: 617-353-4167
  • E-Mail:  amichel@bu.edu
  • Website: http://management.bu.edu
  • Office: 522D
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Address: Boston University School of Management
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
  • Education Open or Close

    Ph D, Cornell University, Management Economics, 1972.

    MA, Yale University, Operations Research, 1969.

    BS, Carnegie Mellon University, Physics, 1967.

  • Current CoursesOpen or Close

    GSM FE820 A1 Corporate Financial Management

    GSM FE820 F1 Corporate Financial Management

  • PublicationsOpen or Close

    Journal Articles:

      Michel, A., Shaked, I., (2014). Ownership Structure and Performance: Evidence from the Public Float in IPOs. Journal of Banking and Finance, 40(March 2014), 54-61. Cambridge.


    Working Papers:

      Shaked, I., Michel, A., Oded, J., The Case of IPO Stocks: Information Content of Public Float and Operating Performance.

      Shaked, I., Michel, A., Rainy Day Investing: Do We Have It Wrong?.

  • General ServiceOpen or Close

    Service to the School:

      School of Management, Other SMG Service Area, Other Role, Development Office. (May 2013 - May 2013).
      Met with alumni in Milwaukee and Chicago and gave a presentation about my current research at BU.


      Boston University, Member, Academic Program Review Committee. (October 2011 - May 2013).
      Review academic programs throughout the university


      Boston University, UPT Member, University Appointments,Promotion and Tenure Committee. (October 2011 - May 2013).

      School of Management, Finance Department, Member, Academic Conduct Committee. (January 2011 - May 2013).

      School of Management, Other SMG Service Area, Other Role, Development Office. (January 2013 - January 2013).
      Met with alumni in Boston and Cleveland


      Boston University, Other Role, Media relations. (January 2013 - January 2013).
      Was interviewed for TV, newspapers (WSJ), etc


      School of Management, MBA Program, Faculty Director, Finance Club. (September 2013 - December 2013).
      Faculty Director of the Finance Club


      School of Management, Other SMG Service Area, Member, Academic Conduct Committee. (January 2013 - December 2013).
      Assessed disciplinary charges


      School of Management, Undergraduate Program, Member, FEI Scholarship Committee. (March 2013 - April 2013).
      Evaluate resumes to determine the Financial Executives Institute scholarship winner


      School of Management, Other Role, Undergraduate Program Office. (April 2013 - April 2013).
      Met with students and parents


      Boston University, Finance & Economics Department, Administrative Assignment, Other, Humphrey Fellow Advisor. (October 2011 - Present).

      School of Management, MBA Program, Other Role, MBA Finance Club. (November 12, 2012 - November 12, 2012).
      Ran a technical workshop on Investment Banking so students would be facile in talking to recruiters


      School of Management, Finance Department, Course Coordinator. (May 2008 - May 2012).
      Coordinate various offerings of FE449


      Regional, Boston University, Finance Department, Other Role, Financial Executives Institute. (January 5, 2012 - December 30, 2012).
      Responsible for selecting the recipient of an FEI scholarship.


      Student Organization, MBA Program, Student Org Advisor (Professional Org), Finance Club. (September 5, 2012 - December 18, 2012).
      Advise the MBA Finance Club


      Local, Boston University, Finance Department, Other Role, Alumni. (December 14, 2012 - December 14, 2012).
      Attended an alumni gathering


      International, provided comments to media . (January 2010 - December 2011).
      Often provided input to reporters and appeared on radio and television.


    Service to the Profession:

      Professional, Tenure Reviewer for Another Institution, Tenure Committee. (December 2013 - Present).
      Tenure reviewer of a faculty candidate at another university


  • Conference ActivitiesOpen or Close

      Eastern Finance Annual Meeting, Eastern Finance Association, Euro Cross Futures, Airline Hedging sand the QQ-Plot, Discussant (work of others). (April 13, 2012 - April 13, 2012).

  • ConsultingOpen or Close

    Academic, Harvard University, Cambridge. (July 8, 2013 - July 8, 2013).

    Presented a session on valuation to an executive audience.


    Academic, Harvard University, Cambridge. (February 11, 2013 - February 11, 2013).
    Presented a session on valuation to an executive audience.


    Management, Financial Supervisory Authority, Reykjavik, Iceland. (November 2011 - November 2011).
    Speech


    Speech, Islandsbanki, Reykjavik, Iceland. ( - November 5, 2009).
    The Icelandic Minister of Commerce and I gave talks about the Icelandic economy to several hundred of the bank's clients.


    Valuation, Fidelity Investments, Boston. (May 15, 2008 - June 13, 2008).
    Valuation of thinly traded securities on a foreign exchange


  • Editorial And Review ActivitiesOpen or Close

    Michel, A., Financial Analysts Journal, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Abstracts, International, Academic. (February 1, 2013 - April 1, 2013).

    Ad hoc reviewer


  • Awards and HonorsOpen or Close

    Recipient of an Alumni Research Gift of $10,000, Development, Research. (March 1, 2013).

    I received a $10,000 gift for research from one of my past students, Steve Ross.


    2013 Professor of the Year, 2nd year MBA students, Teaching. (April 20, 2013).
    I won the second year MBA Professor of the Year Award. (2nd year in a row)


    2012 Professor of the Year, 2nd Year MBA Students, Teaching. (May 12, 2012).
    "In recognition of teaching effectiveness and academic service"