Yale School of Management

Edward Watts

Assistant Professor of Accounting

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Edward Watts

Professor Watts’ primary research interests include corporate governance and capital markets research in accounting.  His current work focuses on equity-based compensation at private firms, capital market effects of securities regulation, and investor preferences for sustainability.  He received a PhD in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, an MA in Economics from Duke University, and a BA in Economics and Mathematics from SUNY Geneseo.  Before pursuing his PhD, he worked in fixed income trading and investment banking at Morgan Stanley.