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Kenan Institute 2022 Annual Theme: Stakeholder Capitalism
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Market-Based Solutions to Vital Economic Issues

Emmanuel Yimfor

Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Michigan Ross School of Business and 2022 Kenan Institute Distinguished Fellow

Professor Yimfor’s research is in empirical corporate finance, focusing on entrepreneurial finance, private equity and financial intermediation. He is particularly interested in showing how various frictions affect the ability of start-ups to raise external financing and proposing solutions to these frictions. Professor Yimfor earned his undergraduate degree in marketing from Catholic University of Central Africa, his MBA and master’s in economics from Kent State University and his PhD in finance at Rice University.