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Daniel Rettl

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Finance
B328 Amos Hall


  • PhD, Finance, Vienna University of Economics and Business, 2012
  • MA, Finance, University of Mannheim, 2007

Research Interests

  • Empirical corporate finance
  • Corporate finance and employee compensation


Journal Articles

  • Andras Danis, Daniel A. Rettl, Toni M. Whited. 2014. Refinancing, profitability, and capital structureJournal Of Financial Economics, 114(3):424-443.
  • Steven Malliaris, Daniel A. Rettl, Ruchi Singh. 2021. Is Competition a Cure for Confusion? Evidence from the Residential Mortgage MarketReal Estate Economics, Forthcoming
  • Casey Dougal, Daniel A. Rettl. 2021.Firm listing status and the investment home bias. Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming

Awards, Honors, and Recognition

  • Jensen Prize (second place) in the Category Corporate Finance and Organizations, Journal of Financial Economics, 2014
  • Research Excellence Award, Humboldt University Berlin, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, Financial Management Association International, 201

Prior Professional Positions

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin, 2016-2017
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Humboldt University Berlin, 2014-2016
  • Visiting Professor, Vanderbilt University, 2016