University of Southern California

Kenneth Ahern
Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics

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

Ph.D., M.A. University of California, Los Angeles, B.F.A. Tisch School of the Arts, New York University


Kenneth Ahern studies mergers, corporate governance, and the impact of psychology on economic outcomes. His research has been published in journals that include the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Finance, and Journal of Financial Economics, and has been cited in both the popular press and legislative hearings around the world. Before joining USC, he was on the faculty of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.