Alexander W. Butler, Ph.D.
Alex Butler is a professor of finance at Rice University. His research is in empirical corporate finance, financial institutions, and financial markets, and focuses on external financing decisions of firms, governments, and individuals. His research has been published in all the top finance journals. He received the Jones Schoolís Award for Scholarship Excellence in 2011. He has a PhD in Finance from Indiana University and a bachelorís degree in Mathematical Economic Analysis from Rice University.
CV (updated February 2015)
Data for state-year corruption convictions in the US, 1976-2013
An example of my research, described in a short (3 mins) video
Finance group at Rice
Jones School page
Rice University home page
Information for undergrad business minors
Information for prospective doctoral students