Heather E. Tookes

Associate Professor of Finance

Heather Tookes

Professor Tookes' research primarily focuses on market microstructure and price discovery across related assets. Her current projects examine: convertible bond markets; the role of capital structure in trading, liquidity, and price dynamics; the impact of product market competition on financing decisions. Other broad areas of interest include finance and product market interactions, insider trading, and empirical corporate finance. She teaches advanced corporate finance.

Community Profile

A wide range of students take my class. Any leader needs to be able to make informed inquiries about the big issues in finance.

Education

  • PhD, Cornell University, 2003
  • BA, Brown University, 1996

Courses

Corporate Finance
MGT 541

Publications

Selected Articles

A. Saretto and H. E. Tookes
Review of Financial Studies
2013
M. Spiegel and H. E. Tookes
Journal of Finance
2013
H. E. Tookes, E. Boehmer, and S. Chava
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
2013
S. Bhagat and H. E. Tookes
The European Journal of Finance
2011

Selected Working Papers

Achievements

Teaching Award
Yale School of Management Alumni Association
2010