Antoinette Schoar is the Stewart C. Myers-Horn Family Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. She serves as a scientific advisor for IPA's Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Program.
An expert in corporate finance, entrepreneurship, and organizational economics, Schoar researches venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, corporate diversification, governance, and capital budgeting decisions in firms. She has received the Fellowship of the George Stigler Center, 1997–1999, and the ERP Doctoral Scholarship of the German Ministry of Trade, 1995–1997.
Schoar holds a diploma in economics from the University of Cologne, Germany, and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.