Jeffrey Zwiebel is the James C. Van Horne Professor of Finance at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. His research focuses on the fields of corporate finance, organizations, the theory of the firm, and microeconomic theory. Recent and ongoing research includes work on executive compensation, financial contracting, bargaining theory, mergers and acquisitions, persuasion bias in political and social belief formation, and the “hot-hand” in sports. Jeff has taught MBA classes on Corporate Finance, Corporate Valuation, and Mergers and Acquisitions, and PhD classes on Corporate Finance Theory. He has been a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution and has received an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. Jeff received his PhD in Economics at MIT and his AB in Economics from Princeton.