Antoinette Schoar is the Michael Koerner '49 Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
She has been teaching at Sloan in the areas of corporate finance and entrepreneurship. Professor Schoar holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree from the University of Cologne, Germany. She is an associate editor of the Journal of Finance and the American Economic Journal in Applied Economics. Professor Schoar’s current research examines returns and capital flows in the venture capital industry, financing of SMEs and start up firms in emerging markets and the impact of corporate governance practices on firm performance.