Jonathan Kalodimos

Associate Professor of Finance

Harley & Brigitte Smith Fellowship Recipient

Jonathan Kalodimos is an Associate Professor of Finance and Harley & Brigitte Smith Fellowship Recipient at Oregon State University. His research focuses on financial regulation and financial market information acquisition. His research has received multiple citations in the popular press, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Bloomberg and the Harvard Business Review. Prior to joining the faculty at Oregon, Dr. Kalodimos was a financial economist at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he was lead economist on Dodd Frank Act Section 954, which deals with executive compensation clawbacks.

Dr. Kalodimos completed a Ph.D. in finance at the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business in 2014, one year after earning a Master of Science in business administration from the same school. He also holds an MS in finance from the University of Florida’s Hough Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in physics from Kansas State University.

Selected work

Financial Disclosure under Regulatory Fragmentation, 2024, Working Paper

Investor Attention Around Corporate Restructurings, 2022, Working Paper, with Jeremiah Harris and William O'Brien

Investors' Attention to Corporate Governance, 2021, Review of Financial Studies, with Peter Iliev and Michelle Lowry

Analyst Information Acquisition via EDGAR, 2020, Management Science, with Peter Iliev and Brian Gibbons

Experimental Shareholder Activism: A novel approach for studying top management decision making and employee career issues, 2020, Journal of Vocational Behavior, with Keith Leavitt

Governance Changes through Shareholder Initiatives: The Case of Proxy Access, 2020, Journal of Financial  and Quantitative Analysis, with Tara Bhandari and Peter Iliev

Many Analysts, One Data Set: Making Transparent How Variations in Analytic Choices Affect Results, 2018, Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, with unique co-authoring arrangement

Shareholder Rights in Mergers and Acquisitions: Are Appraisal Rights Being Abused?, 2017, Finance Research Letters, with Clark Lundberg 

Internal Governance and Performance: Evidence from When External Discipline is Weak, 2017, Journal of Corporate Finance

Daily Data is Bad for Beta: Opacity and Frequency-Dependent Betas, 2014, The Review of Asset Pricing Studies, with Thomas Gilbert, Chris Hrdlicka, and Stephan Siegel