Alexander W. Butler, Ph.D.
Alex Butler is a professor of finance at Rice University. His research is in empirical corporate finance, financial institutions, and financial markets, and focuses on external financing decisions of firms, governments, and individuals. His research has been published in all the top finance journals. He received the Rice University Presidential Mentoring Award and the George R. Brown Award for Superior Teaching in 2018. He won the Jones School's Award for Scholarship Excellence in 2011 and in 2012 and the Jones School's PhD Mentoring Award in 2018. He has a PhD in Finance from Indiana University and a bachelor's degree in Mathematical Economic Analysis from Rice University.
CV (updated December 2018)
Jargon-free summaries from Rice Business Wisdom of my research papers on:
Finance group at Rice
Business School page
Rice University home page
Information for undergrad business minors
Information for prospective doctoral students
My hobby: fly fishing.