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Jakub Hajda

Assistant Professor,  Department of Finance

Jakub Hajda

Contact information

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email : jakub.hajda@hec.ca
Phone : 514 340-6755
Secretary: 514 340-6823
Fax : n/a
Office : 4.230

Other title(s)

  • Forthcoming


  • Ph. D. (Finance), University of Lausanne
  • M. Sc. (Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences), Tilburg University
  • B. Sc. (Quantitative Methods in Economics), Warsaw School of Economics


  • Corporate finance
  • Product market competition
  • Innovation and investment decisions of firms
  • Capital structure

Current research

  • Forthcoming

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (3)

GEELEN, Thomas, HAJDA, Jakub, MORELLEC, Erwan, WINEGAR, Adam; « Asset life, leverage, and debt maturity matching », Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 154, 2024, p. 1-22.

GEELEN, Thomas, HAJDA, Jakub, MORELLEC, Erwan; « Can Corporate Debt Foster Innovation and Growth? », The Review of Financial Studies, vol. 35, no 9, 2022, p. 4152-4200.

HAJDA, Jakub, NIKOLOV, Boris; « Product market strategy and corporate policies », Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 146, no 3, 2022, p. 932-964.

This award and honor selection covers the last five years.

MORELLEC, Erwan, GEELEN, Thomas, HAJDA, Jakub, WINEGAR, Adam
Best Paper Award, Best conference paper award for the article "Financing Cycles" at the 38th annual conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI) in Saint-Malo, May 23-25, 2022. , AFFI, 2022

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.


Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (14)

Prediction of Post-cert Engine Program Cost in an Aircraft Engine Manufacturing Corporation Based on VAR Model , by Xiaorui Cai
March 2024

Managerial Overconfidence in M&As: the Case of Twitter , by Nasim Siami
March 2024

The CEO Effect: Power, Pay and Performance in Mergers and Acquisitions , by Muhtasim Shobael
October 2023

Predicting Stock Price Movements Using a LASSO-LSTM Model , by Vaibhav Arora
October 2023

Do Canadian General Elections and Election-Related Elements Have an Impact on Canadian Markets? , by Martin Fabian Moreno Bernal
August 2023

Does Debt Maturity Affect Firms' Pollution Releases? , by Fanglin Fei
August 2023

Research on the Valuation of an Aerospace Company Based on Monte Carlo Simulation , by Runan Cao
August 2023

The Evolution of Corporate Capital Structure: Can Lasso Help Better Identify Capital Structure Determinants? , by Luca Uricchio
August 2023

Information Asymmetry in LBOs: Strategic Investment Shifts by Acquirers , by Anthony Marabella
August 2023

Inflation Effect on Corporate Capital Investment - a Replication Study , by Mirisha Suchde
August 2023

Climate Stress Testing for Canadian Banks , by Ernalda Allushaj
August 2023

What are the Determinants of Corporate Debt Maturity? , by Alexis Pinsonneault
March 2023

The short-term impact of COVID - 19 pandemic on North America M&A Activities , by Linh Luong
March 2023

Comparative Analysis of SPACs and IPOs With Respect To Firm Quality and Abnormal Returns , by Laurent Fortier
November 2022

Winter 2024

FINA 60222A

Fall 2023

FINA 60222A

Winter 2023

Fall 2022