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dr. T. (Tomislav) Ladika

  • Faculty of Economics and Business
    Sectie Finance
  • Visiting address
    REC M
    Plantage Muidergracht 12  Amsterdam
    Room number: M3.25
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15953
    1001 NL  Amsterdam
    T: 0205255351


Assistant Professor of Finance, August 2012 - Present  



Ph.D. in Economics, Brown University, May 2012

B.A. with Highest Honors, University of Michigan, Dec. 2005


Research interests

Corporate Governance, Compensation Policies, Debt Restructuring, Financial Distress, Credit Default Swaps


Office Hours 

By appointment in M3.25   


Current Teaching

Masters in International Finance: Investments (Block 1)

Masters in Finance: Advanced Corporate Finance (Block 1)

Masters in Finance: Valuation (Block 2)

Course materials are available through the UvA Blackboard Server 


Past Teaching Activities - UvA

Masters in International Finance: Investments (2012, 2013)

Masters in Business Economics and Finance: Corporate Governance (2013)   

Bachelor: Corporate Finance (2012, 2013)




Working Papers

Renegotiation or Bankruptcy? The Effects of Out-of-Court Costs on Distress Resolution (with Murillo Campello and Rafael Matta)

  • WFA 2015, FMA Napa Valley 2015, IDC Frontiers in Finance 2015, EFA 2015
  • 2014 Brazilian Econometric Society Best Paper Award  

The Retention Effects of Unvested Equity: Evidence from Accelerated Option Vesting (with Torsten Jochem and Zacharias Sautner)

  • Revise & Resubmit, Review of Financial Studies
  • WFA 2015, EFA 2015, Kentucky Finance Conference 2016

Managerial Short-Termism and Investment: Evidence from Accelerated Option Vesting (with Zacharias Sautner)

  • Revise & Resubmit, Journal of Financial Economics
  • 2014 MIT Asia Accounting Conference Best Paper Award 

The (Self-) Funding of Intangibles (with Robin Doettling and Enrico Perotti)

  • Mitsui Finance Symposium 2017 (Scheduled)

Limited Attention to Detail: How Analysts' Valuations Change Following Mandatory Option Expensing (with Zacharias Sautner)

Do Firms Replenish Executives' Incentives After Equity Sales?


  • Almeida da Matta, R., Ladika, T., & Campello, M. (2016). Renegotiation or Bankruptcy? The Effects of Out-of-Court Costs on Distress Resolution.
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