University of Southern California

Alan Shapiro
Professor Emeritus of Finance and Business Economics

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0804

PhD, Carnegie Mellon; BA, Rice University


Alan Shapiro is an expert on corporate and international financial management. He has published scholarly articles in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Harvard Business Review, and Management Science. His best-selling textbook Multinational Financial Management (Wiley & Sons) is used in most leading MBA programs around the world, and his Modern Corporate Finance (Macmillan) was cited by the Journal of Finance as the "standard reference volume in corporate finance." Professor Shapiro has served as a director and consultant for numerous firms and banks. Before joining USC in 1978, he was on the faculty at the Wharton School.


Sarin, A., Shapiro, A. C., and Iyer, G. R. (2008) "The Art and Science of Business Valuation," John Wiley & Sons.
Shapiro, A. C. (2008) "Multinational Financial Management," John Wiley & Sons.
Shapiro, A. C., and Sarin, A. (2008) "Foundations of Multinational Financial Management," John Wiley & Sons.
Shapiro, A. C. (2006) "Multinational Financial Management," Wiley and Sons (8).
Shapiro, A. C., Capital Budgeting and Investment Analysis, Prentice-Hall 2005.
Shapiro, A. C. (2004) "Foundations of Multinational Financial Management," Wiley (5).
Shapiro, A. C., and Balbirer, S. (2000) "Modern Corporate Finance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Value Creation," Prentice-Hall.
Shapiro, A. C., Koeplin, J., and Sarin, A. (2000) "The Private Company Discount," Journal of Applied Corporate Finance.
Shapiro, A. C., Modern Corporate Finance, Macmillan 1990.
Shapiro, A. C., International Corporate Finance, Ballinger 1989.
Shapiro, A. C., and Cornell, B. (1987) "Corporate Stakeholders and Corporate Finance," Financial Management.